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1. The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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67 Metascore

Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez | Stars: Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Billy Crudup, Olivia Thirlby

Votes: 23,112 | Gross: $0.64M

2. The Name of the Rose (1986)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Helmut Qualtinger, Elya Baskin

Votes: 86,502 | Gross: $7.20M

3. Equilibrium (2002)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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33 Metascore

In a fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Director: Kurt Wimmer | Stars: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs

Votes: 276,022 | Gross: $1.19M

4. Ella Enchanted (2004)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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53 Metascore

Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.

Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley

Votes: 51,384 | Gross: $22.91M

5. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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68 Metascore

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

Director: John Patrick Shanley | Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

Votes: 105,275 | Gross: $33.42M

6. Shogun (1980)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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A English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 9,665

7. The Experiment (2001)

R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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60 Metascore

For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Votes: 82,372 | Gross: $0.14M

8. Amelia (2009)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.8
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37 Metascore

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston

Votes: 10,551 | Gross: $14.24M

9. The Story of O (1975)

NC-17 | 97 min | Drama

5.4
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The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion. Rene discharges a personal debt by transferring possession of O... See full summary »

Director: Just Jaeckin | Stars: Corinne Cléry, Udo Kier, Anthony Steel, Jean Gaven

Votes: 4,785

10. The Nun's Story (1959)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

7.6
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After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 7,597

11. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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61 Metascore

An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey, Martin Donovan

Votes: 9,232 | Gross: $3.68M

12. Kept Woman (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 83 min | Thriller

6.3
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A woman and her fiancé move to the suburbs, after being robbed. She becomes friendly with the mysterious man next door, who she begins to suspect is hiding a dangerous secret.

Director: Michel Poulette | Stars: Courtney Ford, Shaun Benson, Andrew W. Walker, Rachel Wilson

Votes: 1,303

13. Law of Desire (1987)

NC-17 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A film maker's sexual disorientation jeopardizes his latest project.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Eusebio Poncela, Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Miguel Molina

Votes: 8,372

14. El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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60 Metascore

Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 11,496 | Gross: $5.71M

15. Deliver Us from Evil (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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86 Metascore

Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children.

Director: Amy Berg | Stars: Oliver O'Grady, Thomas Doyle, Adam, Jeff Anderson

Votes: 8,787 | Gross: $30.58M

16. Umberto D. (1952)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.2
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92 Metascore

An elderly man and his dog struggle to survive on his government pension in Rome.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova

Votes: 18,020 | Gross: $0.07M

17. Obediencia perfecta (2014)

99 min | Drama

6.4
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Julian, a young seminarian, is sent to live with Los Cruzados de Cristo, where he will have to follow a hard spiritual journey to achieve "the perfect obedience".

Director: Luis Urquiza | Stars: Juan Manuel Bernal, Sebastián Aguirre, Juan Ignacio Aranda, Luis Ernesto Franco

Votes: 616

18. The Good Earth (1937)

Passed | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife. By diligence and frugality the two manage to enlarge their property. But ... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Franklin, Victor Fleming, Gustav Machatý, Sam Wood | Stars: Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch

Votes: 3,756

19. Shogun (1980 TV Movie)

125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
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An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 3,636

20. Diplomatie (2014)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War

7.1
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72 Metascore

A historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: André Dussollier, Niels Arestrup, Burghart Klaußner, Robert Stadlober

Votes: 3,770 | Gross: $0.23M

21. Clarissa (1991– )

156 min | History

7.2
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A virtuous young woman is oppressed by her ambitious family and a rake who's becomes obsessed with her.

Stars: Sean Bean, Saskia Wickham, Jonny Phillips, Lynsey Baxter

Votes: 501

22. Beethoven's 4th (2001 Video)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Family

4.0
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The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.

Director: David Mickey Evans | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Julia Sweeney, Joe Pichler, Michaela Gallo

Votes: 2,802

23. Il deserto dei tartari (1976)

PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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Lieutenant Giovanni Drogo is assigned to the old Bastiani border fortress where he expects an imminent attack by nomadic fearsome Tartars.

Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Vittorio Gassman, Giuliano Gemma, Helmut Griem

Votes: 1,489

24. Stupeur et tremblements (2003)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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75 Metascore

A Belgian woman looks back on her year at a Japanese corporation in Tokyo in 1990. She is Amélie, born in Japan, living there until age 5. After college graduation, she returns with a ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Sylvie Testud, Kaori Tsuji, Tarô Suwa, Bison Katayama

Votes: 3,739

25. Vision - Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen (2009)

Unrated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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68 Metascore

The life story of the multi-talented German nun Hildegard von Bingen. The film portrays an original woman - best known as a composer and religious visionary - whose grand claims often run ... See full summary »

Director: Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Heino Ferch, Hannah Herzsprung, Lena Stolze

Votes: 889

26. Tokugawa onna keibatsu-shi (1968)

85 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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The Joy of Torture is an anthology that is made up of three separate stories that all intersect: The first segment is about Shinza who was hurt while working when a log hit him on the head,... See full summary »

Director: Teruo Ishii | Stars: Teruo Yoshida, Masumi Tachibana, Fumio Watanabe, Reiko Mikasa

Votes: 221

27. The Tenth Level (1976 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

6.8
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Inspired by the Stanley Milgram obedience research, this TV movie chronicles a psychology professor's study to determine why people, such as the Nazis, were willing to "just follow orders" ... See full summary »

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: William Shatner, Lynn Carlin, Ossie Davis, Stephen Macht

Votes: 161

28. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

Votes: 1,391

29. Night Has a Thousand Desires (1984)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A telepathic nightclub act becomes the backdrop for murder.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Daniel Katz, Carmen Carrión, Albino Graziani

Votes: 145

30. I... comme Icare (1979)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Conspiracy thriller inspired by the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. After a fictional president is assassinated, a determined, tough prosecutor investigates the emerging conspiracy behind it.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Yves Montand, Michel Albertini, Roland Amstutz, Jean-Pierre Bagot

Votes: 2,744

31. Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap (2013– )

Biography

7.6
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From a young age prince Pratap is a true patriot who, like his ancestors, is a great warrior and treats his land as his mother. He follows the principles and sayings of his mother ... See full summary »

Stars: Shakti Anand, Faisal Khan, Jannat Zubair Rahmani, Rajshree Thakur

Votes: 167

32. In memoria di me (2007)

115 min | Drama

6.4
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Andrea is an intelligent, handsome young man who seems to have everything necessary to succeed. But the worlds infinite possibilities have only confused him... See full synopsis »

Director: Saverio Costanzo | Stars: Christo Jivkov, Filippo Timi, Marco Baliani, André Hennicke

Votes: 370

33. Verfolgt (2006)

87 min | Drama

6.9
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Angelina Maccarone's intense drama deals with the obsessive relationship between a confused teenager and an elder woman. Elsa Seifert successfully works as probation officer, but the ... See full summary »

Director: Angelina Maccarone | Stars: Kostja Ullmann, Maren Kroymann, Moritz Grove, Sila Sahin

Votes: 442

34. Slave Wife (1976)

73 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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When a stuck-up and privileged lady of a wealthy family is left to fend for herself, her butler decides to teach her some overdue humility through BDSM.

Director: Akira Katô | Stars: Naomi Tani, Yû Mizushiro, Akira Takahashi, Raina Gessman

Votes: 19

35. Lesson Plan (2011)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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'Lesson Plan' is a documentary featuring interviews of the original students and teacher of the 1967 Third Wave experiment. This exercise in fascism took place in Palo Alto, California. ... See full summary »

Directors: David Jeffery, Philip Carr Neel | Stars: Ron Jones, Philip Zimbardo, Scott Thomson, Sherry Tousley

Votes: 101

36. Join Us (2007)

100 min | Documentary

6.9
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Award winning filmmaker, Ondi Timoner, follows four families as they leave an abusive church in South Carolina and realize they have been in a cult. The film documents them as they enter ... See full summary »

Director: Ondi Timoner | Stars: Raymund Melz, Deborah Melz, Joaquin Sullivan, Liz Shaw

Votes: 129

37. Cleanflix (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Crime, History

6.8
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When a small Utah-based edited movie company is caught sanitizing Hollywood's copyrighted material, the film industry strikes back with a devastating blow.

Directors: Andrew James, Joshua Ligairi | Stars: Ray Lines, Allan Erb, Scott Nybo, Danny Thompson

Votes: 538

38. Im toten Winkel - Hitlers Sekretärin (2002)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, War

7.3
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79 Metascore

Documentary featuring interview footage with Traudl Junge, one of Hitler's personal secretaries during WWII.

Directors: André Heller, Othmar Schmiderer | Star: Traudl Junge

Votes: 1,524 | Gross: $0.38M

39. Vidheyan (1994)

112 min | Drama

7.8
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Thommy is a loyal and obedient slave of his aggressive and tyrannical master Bhaskara. He serves his master so faithfully that he goes to the extent of killing Bhaskara's wife on his orders.

Director: Adoor Gopalakrishnan | Stars: M.R. Gopakumar, Mammootty, Tanvi Azmi, Sabitha Anand

Votes: 289

40. The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938)

98 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A drama reveals the great writer's inauspicious early years as an orphan raised by conniving relatives.

Director: Mark Donskoy | Stars: Aleksei Lyarsky, Varvara Massalitinova, Mikhail Troyanovsky, Elizaveta Alekseeva

Votes: 455

41. 8: The Mormon Proposition (2010)

R | 80 min | Documentary

7.1
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55 Metascore

A scorching indictment of the Mormon Church's historic involvement in the promotion & passage of California's Proposition 8 and the Mormon religion's secretive, decades-long campaign against LGBT human rights.

Directors: Reed Cowan, Steven Greenstreet | Stars: Spencer Jones, Tyler Barrick, Dustin Lance Black, Linda Williams Stay

Votes: 1,166 | Gross: $0.10M

42. La passion de Bernadette (1989)

106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Sydney Penny, Emmanuelle Riva, Catherine de Seynes, Malka Ribowska

Votes: 58

43. Dan Oniroku nawa to hada (1979)

70 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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Okoma (literally, Red Cherry) was a woman gambler until she retired from the yakuza world. Two years later, she returns home, and finds that the big boss has been assassinated and his ... See full summary »

Director: Shôgorô Nishimura | Stars: Naomi Tani, Junko Miyashita, Yuri Yamashina, Ren Seido

Votes: 64

44. Tu ne tueras point (1961)

148 min | Drama, War

7.9
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At the end of World War II, a French pacifist is arrested for refusing to fight. In prison, he befriends a German priest arrested for murder of a French Resistance fighter. They discuss morality, obedience, and religion.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Laurent Terzieff, Horst Frank, Mica Orlovic, Marijan Lovric

Votes: 32

45. Die Abenteuer des Werner Holt (1965)

164 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Two 17-year-olds, Werner Holt and Gilbert Wolzow, are pulled out of school and into Hitler's army. Gilbert becomes a fanatical soldier, but at the front Werner begins to understand the ... See full summary »

Director: Joachim Kunert | Stars: Klaus-Peter Thiele, Manfred Karge, Arno Wyzniewski, Günter Junghans

Votes: 269

46. Ang babaeng hinugot sa aking tadyang (2009– )

Action, Crime, Mystery

8.2
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Stars: Dingdong Dantes, Marian Rivera, Angelu De Leon, Paolo Contis

Votes: 17

47. Jericho: The Promise Fulfilled (2009)

28 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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Two spies are sent into an impenetrable fortress and are rescued by the hands of a beautiful women who alone realizes the city's pending destruction.

Directors: Anthony Rondina, Jessica Rondina | Stars: Seth Brake, Anthony Rondina, Mark Rondina, Jessica Rondina

Votes: 20

48. Ostatnie pietro (2013)

84 min | Drama, Thriller

4.7
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Psychological portrait of a dismissed army captain gradually plunging deeper and deeper into his nationalist paranoia.

Director: Tadeusz Król | Stars: Janusz Chabior, Joanna Orleanska, Barbara Garstka, Wojciech Zielinski

Votes: 52

49. Stick It (2014)

5 min | Short, Romance, Sport

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The single channel video STICK IT combines television footage of women's gymnastics with recordings of the artist attempting the same routines. Merging himself and the young gymnasts of the... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Ramirez Perez

50. Obedience (2000)

18 min | Short

8.8
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In 1963, Yale University places an advert in a local newspaper, calling for volunteers to participate in a memory experiment. Obedience is the story of one man who, having volunteered, ... See full summary »

Director: Dominic Coke | Stars: Francesca Devalier, William Hope, Rolf Saxon, Will Scarnell

Votes: 26