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1. Jack Reacher (2012)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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50 Metascore

A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog

Votes: 245,478 | Gross: $58.68M

2. 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: 540,523 | Gross: $304.36M

3. Closer (I) (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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65 Metascore

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts

Votes: 172,975 | Gross: $33.99M

4. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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86 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Votes: 226,790

5. The Last Word (2017)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon, Thomas Sadoski

Votes: 55

6. Drag Me to Hell (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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83 Metascore

A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Ruth Livier, Lorna Raver

Votes: 162,799 | Gross: $42.06M

7. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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37 Metascore

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

Votes: 92,050 | Gross: $82.16M

8. Beginners (2010)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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81 Metascore

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 76,141 | Gross: $5.78M

9. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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67 Metascore

A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle

Votes: 74,295 | Gross: $81.06M

10. Running on Empty (1988)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry

Votes: 10,731 | Gross: $2.84M

11. Factory Girl (2006)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 18,761 | Gross: $1.65M

12. Cronos (1993)

R | 94 min | Horror

6.7
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70 Metascore

A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel

Votes: 20,855 | Gross: $0.62M

13. Professione: reporter (1975)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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90 Metascore

A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Votes: 15,617 | Gross: $0.62M

14. Before the Fall (2004)

110 min | Drama, Sport, War

7.5
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65 Metascore

In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Gansel | Stars: Max Riemelt, Tom Schilling, Devid Striesow, Jonas Jägermeyr

Votes: 11,437 | Gross: $0.14M

15. Les yeux sans visage (1960)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Horror

7.8
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88 Metascore

A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Alexandre Rignault

Votes: 17,927 | Gross: $0.05M

16. Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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67 Metascore

All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.

Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Zoë Tapper, Robert Lang

Votes: 2,671

17. Dear Frankie (2004)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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63 Metascore

After having responded to her son's numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him.

Director: Shona Auerbach | Stars: Emily Mortimer, Jack McElhone, Gerard Butler, Mary Riggans

Votes: 19,207 | Gross: $1.34M

18. Venus (I) (2006)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

Life for a pair of veteran actors gets turned upside down after they meet a brash teenager.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Jodie Whittaker, Leslie Phillips, Beatrice Savoretti

Votes: 11,298 | Gross: $3.34M

19. The House of Mirth (2000)

PG | 135 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney

Votes: 6,470 | Gross: $3.04M

20. 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: 9,795 | Gross: $1.51M

21. Longtime Companion (1989)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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The emergence and devastation of the AIDS epidemic is chronicled in the lives of several gay men living during the 1980s.

Director: Norman René | Stars: Stephen Caffrey, Patrick Cassidy, Brian Cousins, Bruce Davison

Votes: 4,384 | Gross: $4.61M

22. Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987 TV Movie)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Miss Marple receives a cryptic letter requesting her to right an unknown injustice, but receives no hint other than a ticket for guided tour of historic homes.

Director: David Tucker | Stars: Joan Hickson, Barbara Franceschi, Bruce Payne, Roger Hammond

Votes: 1,380

23. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

R | 94 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather... See full summary »

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Lino Capolicchio, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi

Votes: 4,783 | Gross: $0.60M

24. Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)

R | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Based on the Ed Gein case, a deranged rural farmer becomes a grave robber and murderer after the death of his possessive mother, whose corpse he keeps (among others) as his companion in a decaying farmhouse.

Directors: Jeff Gillen, Alan Ormsby | Stars: Roberts Blossom, Cosette Lee, Leslie Carlson, Robert Warner

Votes: 3,396

25. Love Liza (2002)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, a web designer turns to gasoline fumes and remote-control airplanes while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.

Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Annie Morgan, Kathy Bates, J.D. Walsh

Votes: 6,406 | Gross: $0.21M

26. The Winter Guest (1997)

R | 108 min | Drama

7.1
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A recent widow who is determined to leave Scotland for Australia with her son gets an unexpected visit from her aging mother.

Director: Alan Rickman | Stars: Phyllida Law, Emma Thompson, Sheila Reid, Sandra Voe

Votes: 2,943 | Gross: $0.78M

27. We Were Here (I) (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,544

28. Stepfather II (1989)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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After escaping the insane asylum in which he was incarcerated, the Stepfather impersonates a marriage counselor and manages to win over a patient and her young son.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Terry O'Quinn, Meg Foster, Caroline Williams, Jonathan Brandis

Votes: 2,344 | Gross: $1.52M

29. Saint Ralph (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.6
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51 Metascore

Saint Ralph is the unlikely story of Ralph Walker, a ninth grader who outran everyone's expectations except his own in his bold quest of trying to win the 1954 Boston Marathon.

Director: Michael McGowan | Stars: Adam Butcher, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Tilly, Michael Kanev

Votes: 5,063 | Gross: $0.80M

30. The Left Handed Gun (1958)

Approved | 102 min | Western

6.5
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After his employer is murdered by rival cattlemen, a troubled and uneducated young cowboy vows revenge on the murderers,

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Paul Newman, Lita Milan, John Dehner, Hurd Hatfield

Votes: 3,065

31. The Woman in White (1948)

Approved | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.6
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A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Alexis Smith, Eleanor Parker, Sydney Greenstreet, Gig Young

Votes: 871

32. Answers to Nothing (2011)

R | 124 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.1
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29 Metascore

Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.

Director: Matthew Leutwyler | Stars: Julie Benz, Elizabeth Mitchell, Barbara Hershey, Kali Hawk

Votes: 909 | Gross: $0.02M

33. Fists in the Pocket (1965)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

8.0
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A young man takes drastic measures to rid his dysfunctional family of its various afflictions.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Lou Castel, Paola Pitagora, Marino Masé, Liliana Gerace

Votes: 2,711

34. L.A. Without a Map (1998)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A British writer pursues a young actress to Hollywood and needs all the help he can get to win her love.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Tony Peers, Steve Huison, David Tennant, Margo Stanley

Votes: 1,872

35. L'homme que j'aime (1997 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.0
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This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »

Director: Stéphane Giusti | Stars: Jean-Michel Portal, Marcial Di Fonzo Bo, Mathilde Seigner, Vittoria Scognamiglio

Votes: 1,416

36. The Sunshine Boys (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Two aging comedians who acrimoniously dissolved their act eight years earlier must overcome their differences when they have the chance for a lucrative movie comeback.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Woody Allen, Peter Falk, Michael McKean, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 1,076

37. Van God los (2003)

83 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Two small town Dutch boys whose socially unnatural friendship is so close, they care nothing for human or divine rules and lose all grip on reality, sliding into violent crime.

Director: Pieter Kuijpers | Stars: Egbert Jan Weeber, Tygo Gernandt, Angela Schijf, Mads Wittermans

Votes: 4,199

38. Citulja za Eskobara (2008)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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A comic look at Serbian criminal milieu, shown as a bunch of rude and primitive members deeply involved in organized crime which have its roots in their school days' friendship.

Director: Milorad Milinkovic | Stars: Vojin Cetkovic, Tamara Garbajs, Zijah Sokolovic, Jelisaveta 'Seka' Sablic

Votes: 1,509

39. Chainsaw Sally (2004)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.5
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A young woman, traumatized after witnessing the murder of her parents as a young girl, grows up to be a serial killer whom gets her inspiration for killing from horror films.

Director: Jimmyo Burril | Stars: April Monique Burril, Mark Redfield, Alec Joseph, David R. Calhoun

Votes: 467

40. Park Row (1952)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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The Globe is a small, but visionary newspaper started by Phineas Mitchell, an editor recently fired by The Star. The two newspapers become enemies, and the Star's ruthless heiress Charity Hackett decides to eliminate the competition.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Evans, Mary Welch, Bela Kovacs, Herbert Heyes

Votes: 1,013

41. Who's That Girl? (2011)

Comedy

5.9
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Elizabeth Pedroza (Curtis) has been crushing the hottest guy in her University, John Eduque Jr. (Manzano). She remained unnoticed because she happens to be just an ordinary girl who ... See full summary »

Director: Wenn V. Deramas | Stars: Anne Curtis, Luis Manzano, Eugene Domingo, Dina Bonnevie

Votes: 49

42. Chillers (1987)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror

4.5
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Five passengers in a bus depot are waiting for a bus that is overdue. To pass the time, they start telling each other horror stories.

Director: Daniel Boyd | Stars: Jesse Emery, Marjorie Fitzsimmons, Laurie Pennington, Jim Wolfe

Votes: 394

43. Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe (2007)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.1
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A documentary on the relationship between curator Sam Wagstaff, photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, and musician/poet Patti Smith.

Director: James Crump | Stars: Pierre Apraxine, Dick Cavett, Dominick Dunne, Raymond Foye

Votes: 200

44. Zus & zo (2001)

Unrated | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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50 Metascore

Zus & Zo shows what three sisters are willing to do to stop their would-be sister-in-law from coming into possession of Paraíso, their beloved family summer home on the Portuguese coast.

Director: Paula van der Oest | Stars: Sylvia Poorta, Anneke Blok, Monic Hendrickx, Jacob Derwig

Votes: 1,467

45. Cipher in the Snow (1974)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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Asking to leave a school bus, Cliff, a young teenager, collapses and dies in the snow near the roadside. His math teacher is asked to notify the parents and then write a short obituary. ... See full summary »

Director: Keith J. Atkinson | Stars: Robert Bridges, Bruce Kimball, Jacqueline Mayo, Roberta Shore

Votes: 118

46. Obituary (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

4.8
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Denise has been slaving away as an obit writer for the Tribune, dying for her chance to become a reporter. One of the tribune's writers has recently died of old age, and Denise jumps at the... See full summary »

Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: Josie Bissett, Craig Olejnik, Grant Nickalls, A.C. Peterson

Votes: 127

47. Broadway Damage (1997)

111 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.8
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A quirky, romantic comedy about the complexity and frustration of finding a true love in the gay community. Marc is a struggling actor who finds an apartment in NYC by searching the ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Mignatti | Stars: Mara Hobel, Michael Lucas, Hugh Panaro, Aaron Williams

Votes: 503

48. A Journey Home (I) (2009)

109 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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This is a story of a man seeking forgiveness from his family, which he abandoned 20 years ago.

Director: Paul Soriano | Stars: Soliman Cruz, Joem Bascon, Toni Gonzaga, John Manalo

Votes: 34

49. The Lives We Lead (2015)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

8.4
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Two sisters and their male counterparts struggle with the negative influences of their youths over a 50-year period.

Director: Davo Hardy | Stars: Sally Williams, Georgina Neville, Josh Wiseman, Davo Hardy

Votes: 45

50. A Likely Story (1947)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

6.0
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A shell-shocked young GI mistakenly believes he is dying, and a young artist takes it upon herself to prove to him that he's not.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Bill Williams, Barbara Hale, Lanny Rees, Sam Levene

Votes: 107