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1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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66 Metascore

Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price if he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Joe Simon, Jack Kirby | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

2. Public Enemies (2009)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

Writers: Ronan Bennett, Michael Mann, Ann Biderman, Bryan Burrough | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, James Russo, David Wenham

3. Citizen Kane (1941)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

4. J. Edgar (2011)

R | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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59 Metascore

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

5. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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83 Metascore

A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Writers: Gary K. Wolf, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

6. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.5
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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr. | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson

7. The Majestic (2001)

PG | 152 min | Drama

6.9
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27 Metascore

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Writer: Michael Sloane | Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn

8. The Black Stallion (1979)

G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport

7.4
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79 Metascore

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »

Writers: Melissa Mathison, Jeanne Rosenberg, William D. Wittliff, Walter Farley | Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse

9. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Writer: Dan Gordon | Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

10. Zelig (1983)

PG | 79 min | Comedy

7.8
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"Documentary" about a man who can look and act like whoever he's around, and meets various famous people.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter

11. I.Q. (1994)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.

Writers: Andy Breckman, Michael Leeson | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau, Lou Jacobi

12. Hope and Glory (1987)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A semiautobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was more... See full summary »

Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Sarah Miles, David Hayman, Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Geraldine Muir

13. Pierrot le Fou (1965)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.

Writer: Jean-Luc Godard | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Aicha Abadir

14. The Other Side of Midnight (1977)

R | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.

Writers: Herman Raucher, Sidney Sheldon, Daniel Taradash | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Marie-France Pisier, John Beck, Susan Sarandon, Raf Vallone

15. All the King's Men (1949)

Approved | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

Writers: Robert Penn Warren, Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek

16. Bullets or Ballots (1936)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Martin Mooney | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton MacLane, Humphrey Bogart

17. Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (2000)

R | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.4
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41 Metascore

The Toxic Avenger must defend his friends from his own evil alternate universe doppelganger The Noxious Offender.

Writers: Trent Haaga, Patrick Cassidy, Gabriel Friedman, Lloyd Kaufman, Sean Collins, Matt Levin, Corey Kalman | Director: Lloyd Kaufman | Stars: David Mattey, Clyde Lewis, Heidi Sjursen, Paul Kyrmse

18. Since You Went Away (1944)

Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and ... See full summary »

Writers: Margaret Buell Wilder, David O. Selznick | Directors: John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett, David O. Selznick | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple

19. The Americanization of Emily (1964)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.4
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An American naval officer's talent for living the good life in wartime is challenged when he falls in love and is sent on a dangerous mission.

Writers: Paddy Chayefsky, William Bradford Huie | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: James Garner, Julie Andrews, Melvyn Douglas, James Coburn

20. An American Girl on the Home Front (2006 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama, Family, War

7.0
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Molly is a girl living in the year 1944 and WWII has brought many changes to Molly's life. An English girl comes to live with Molly's family to escape the bombings. They slowly become good friends.

Writers: Anna Sandor, Valerie Tripp | Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Maya Ritter, David Aaron Baker, Tory Green, Sarah Manninen

21. Alien Trespass (2009)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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48 Metascore

After crash landing near a desert town, an alien enlists the help of a local waitress to re-capture a monster that escaped from the wreckage of his space ship.

Writers: Steven P. Fisher, James Swift | Director: R.W. Goodwin | Stars: Eric McCormack, Jenni Baird, Robert Patrick, Dan Lauria

22. Passport to Pimlico (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy

7.2
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Residents of a part of London declare independence, when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a 'Passport to Pimlico'.

Writer: T.E.B. Clarke | Director: Henry Cornelius | Stars: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray, Paul Dupuis

23. Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2005)

R | 95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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68 Metascore

The life and times of Albert Pierrepoint - Britain's most prolific hangman.

Writers: Bob Mills, Jeff Pope | Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson, Eddie Marsan, Simon Armstrong

24. Fury (1936)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.

Writers: Bartlett Cormack, Fritz Lang, Norman Krasna | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot

25. All Things Fair (1995)

130 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »

Writer: Bo Widerberg | Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Johan Widerberg, Marika Lagercrantz, Tomas von Brömssen, Karin Huldt

26. Sons of the Desert (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy

7.8
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When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way.

Writers: Frank Craven, Byron Morgan | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase, Mae Busch

27. The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)

PG | 90 min | Musical, Fantasy, Comedy

5.6
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In WWII, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a US super... See full summary »

Writers: Steven E. de Souza, Andrew Gaty, Peter Smalley | Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Alan Arkin, Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick, Bill Hunter

28. Buck Privates (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical

7.4
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Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in boot camp. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than the cop... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman, Jane Frazee

29. Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Moto thwarts a ruthless band of international agents who try to foment an international incident by mining the entrance to the Suez Canal and blaming the British.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Philip MacDonald, Norman Foster | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Peter Lorre, Ricardo Cortez, Virginia Field, John Carradine

30. The Deadly Invention (1958)

Unrated | 83 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.

Writers: Frantisek Hrubín, Jules Verne, Milan Vácha, Karel Zeman | Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Lubor Tokos, Arnost Navrátil, Miroslav Holub, Frantisek Slégr

31. Lady on a Train (1945)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.1
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While waiting at a train station, Nikki Collins witnesses a murder from a nearby building. When she brings the police to the scene of the crime, they think she's crazy since there's no body... See full summary »

Writers: Edmund Beloin, Robert O'Brien, Leslie Charteris | Director: Charles David | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, David Bruce, George Coulouris

32. The Atomic Cafe (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Horror

7.7
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Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

Directors: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty | Stars: Paul Tibbets, Harry S. Truman, W.H.P. Blandy, Brien McMahon

33. Mission to Moscow (1943)

Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War

5.4
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Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.

Writers: Joseph E. Davies, Howard Koch | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Walter Huston, Ann Harding, Oskar Homolka, George Tobias

34. Antoine and Colette (1962)

32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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This short film is the first segment of five in the multinational feature Love at Twenty (1962), all five segments on the theme of first adult love. After indulging in much delinquency in ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Jean-François Adam

35. Riffraff (1936)

Passed | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. He quits his poorly paid job to concentrate on getting better working conditions as union leader. Unfortunately, the union members disagree ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Marion, H.W. Hanemann, Anita Loos | Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, Una Merkel, Joseph Calleia

36. Newsfront (1978)

PG | 110 min | Drama, History

7.1
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In post war Australia the men and women of Cinetone struggle to produce the weekly news reels for the movie going public.

Writers: David Elfick, Bob Ellis, Philippe Mora, Phillip Noyce | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Bill Hunter, Gerard Kennedy, Wendy Hughes, Chris Haywood

37. Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1988 Video)

51 min | Documentary

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Director: Jean-Luc Godard

38. Alan & Naomi (1992)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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Based on the book by Myron Levoy.

Writers: Myron Levoy, Jordan Horowitz | Director: Sterling Van Wagenen | Stars: Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross, Amy Aquino

39. Gable and Lombard (1976)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.1
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A biography about the love affair between 1930s Hollywood superstars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.

Writer: Barry Sandler | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh, Allen Garfield, Red Buttons

40. The Undercover Man (1949)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Treasury Department agent Frank Warren takes on the case of a mob leader who has evaded paying taxes on his ill-gotten gains.

Writers: Frank J. Wilson, Jack Rubin, Sydney Boehm, Malvin Wald | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Glenn Ford, Nina Foch, James Whitmore, Barry Kelley

41. Top Secret Affair (1957)

100 min | Comedy

6.2
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The head of a large publishing empire is dismayed when a top army general is about to be appointed to an atomic energy committee. She's determined to discredit him prior to the appointment ... See full summary »

Writers: John P. Marquand, Roland Kibbee, Allan Scott | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Susan Hayward, Kirk Douglas, Paul Stewart, Jim Backus

42. Red Light (1949)

Passed | 83 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.3
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Nick Cherney, in prison for embezzling from Torno Freight Co., sees a chance to get back at Johnny Torno through his young priest brother Jess. He pays fellow prisoner Rocky, who gets out a... See full summary »

Writers: Don 'Red' Barry, George Callahan, Charles Grayson | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: George Raft, Virginia Mayo, Gene Lockhart, Raymond Burr

43. The Lion Has Wings (1939)

76 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Alexander Korda's bit for the British war effort shows the world both at peace and on the verge of Nazi domination. Spliced together to form a documentary style film of both newsreel and ... See full summary »

Writers: Adrian Brunel, Ian Dalrymple, E.V.H. Emmett | Directors: Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, Michael Powell, Alexander Korda | Stars: Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, Flora Robson

44. Star Dust (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »

Writers: Kenneth Earl, Robert Ellis, Ivan Kahn, Helen Logan, Jesse Malo | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Linda Darnell, John Payne, Roland Young, Charlotte Greenwood

45. The Ship That Wouldn't Die (1945)

8 min | Documentary, Short, News

6.8
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On March 19, 1945, the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, one of a group of ships off the coast of Kobe, Japan, was attacked by a Japanese bomber. The plane scored direct hits with two large ... See full summary »

Stars: John B. Kennedy, Joseph O'Callahan, Leslie Gehres, M. Frisbee

46. Irene (1940)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Sent by her employers on an errand to the home of the wealthy Mrs. Vincent, Irene O'Dare meets Don, a friend of Bob, Mrs. Vincent's son. Attracted to Irene, Don decides to invest some money... See full summary »

Writers: Alice Duer Miller, James Montgomery | Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Ray Milland, Roland Young, Alan Marshal

47. The Lady Banker (1980)

131 min | Drama

6.4
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Writers: Georges Conchon, Francis Girod | Director: Francis Girod | Stars: Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Marie-France Pisier, Claude Brasseur

48. The Unconquered (1954)

Approved | 55 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary on the amazing life of Helen Keller, in 1882, aged 19 months she fell ill with what was termed "brain fever" (now believed to be scarlet fever or meningitis) which left her ... See full summary »

Writers: Nancy Hamilton, James L. Shute | Director: Nancy Hamilton | Stars: Katharine Cornell, Helen Keller, Polly Thompson, Dwight D. Eisenhower

49. Twister 2: The Terror Continues (1996 Video)

56 min | Documentary

7.2
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Writer: Thomas P. Grazulis | Director: Thomas P. Grazulis | Stars: Carson Eads, Ted Fujita, Bruce Haynie, Tim Marshall

50. The Annuity (1972)

101 min | Comedy

6.9
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Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, ... See full summary »

Writers: René Goscinny, Pierre Tchernia | Director: Pierre Tchernia | Stars: Michel Serrault, Michel Galabru, Claude Brasseur, Rosy Varte