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1. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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97 Metascore

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 471,006 | Gross: $32.00M

2. The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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62 Metascore

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 90,019 | Gross: $2.53M

3. Awake (2007)

R | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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33 Metascore

A wealthy man undergoing surgery becomes aware during the heart operation, unable to move or call out, discovers his surgeons plans to kill him.

Director: Joby Harold | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard, Lena Olin

Votes: 66,360 | Gross: $14.38M

4. The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.7
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59 Metascore

A father and daughter isolated on an island off the East Coast and living on a once-thriving commune grapple with the limits of family and sexuality.

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Catherine Keener, Camilla Belle, Ryan McDonald

Votes: 9,890 | Gross: $0.71M

5. Every Which Way But Loose (1978)

PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy

6.3
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The San Fernando Valley adventures of trucker turned prize-fighter Philo Beddoe and his pet orangutan Clyde.

Director: James Fargo | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Beverly D'Angelo

Votes: 18,944 | Gross: $106.00M

6. Hamlet (1990)

PG | 135 min | Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield

Votes: 18,816 | Gross: $20.71M

7. My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest for sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlors, cross-dressing and S & M.

Director: Sean Garrity | Stars: Jonas Chernick, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Manninen, Vik Sahay

Votes: 7,853

8. Cyrus (I) (2010)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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74 Metascore

John and Molly, a divorced middle aged man and a single mother meet at a friends party and start up a small relationship, all John has to do now is meet Molly's son... Cyrus

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass | Stars: John C. Reilly, Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill, Catherine Keener

Votes: 31,354 | Gross: $7.46M

9. New York Stories (1989)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.

Directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese | Stars: Woody Allen, Nick Nolte, Rosanna Arquette, Marvin Chatinover

Votes: 14,680 | Gross: $10.76M

10. The Damned (1969)

R | 156 min | Drama, War

7.6
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The dramatic collapse of a wealthy, industrialist/Junker family during the reign of the Third Reich.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem, Helmut Berger

Votes: 6,043

11. Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)

Not Rated | 96 min | Thriller

6.8
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A series of murders are committed near the estate of a degenerate author and his wife.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Anita Strindberg, Luigi Pistilli, Ivan Rassimov

Votes: 2,022

12. Murmur of the Heart (1971)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Lea Massari, Benoît Ferreux, Daniel Gélin, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 7,110 | Gross: $1.16M

13. Lolo (2015)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

5.7
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50 Metascore

Violette, a 40-year old workaholic with a career in the fashion industry falls for a provincial computer geek, Jean-Rene, while on a spa retreat with her best friend.

Director: Julie Delpy | Stars: Julie Delpy, Dany Boon, Vincent Lacoste, Karin Viard

Votes: 2,553 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Hamlet (1948)

Unrated | 154 min | Drama

7.8
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Votes: 12,751

15. Loverboy (2005)

R | 84 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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45 Metascore

A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.

Director: Kevin Bacon | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Dominic Scott Kay, Campbell Scott, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 2,805 | Gross: $0.03M

16. Oedipus Rex (1967)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

7.5
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In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti, Alida Valli, Carmelo Bene

Votes: 3,819

17. Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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A young woman is terrorized by her deceased fiancé's demented mother who blames her for her son's death.

Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Stefanie Powers, Peter Vaughan, Maurice Kaufmann

Votes: 1,581

18. Summer's Moon (2009)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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A family of serial killers stalk a young woman out to find the father she's never known.

Director: Lee Demarbre | Stars: Ashley Greene, Peter Mooney, Barbara Niven, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 2,815

19. Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)

Approved | 121 min | Drama

6.5
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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Oresteia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamemnon, Ezra Mannon comes home to his unhappy wife (Christine) and loving ... See full summary »

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey, Katina Paxinou

Votes: 746 | Gross: $0.44M

20. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 210 min | Drama

8.1
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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Director: Rodney Bennett | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Patrick Stewart, Eric Porter

Votes: 469

21. Long Live Death (1971)

90 min | Drama, War

6.9
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At the end of the Spanish civil war, Fando, a boy of about ten, tries to make sense of war and his father's arrest. His mother is religious, sympathetic to the Fascists; his father is ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Arrabal | Stars: Anouk Ferjac, Núria Espert, Mahdi Chaouch, Ivan Henriques

Votes: 1,074

22. Track of the Cat (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Diana Lynn, Tab Hunter

Votes: 1,454

23. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.2
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As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Joe Don Baker, Joseph Bologna, Ed Flanders

Votes: 1,184

24. Fourteen Hours (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Paul Douglas, Richard Basehart, Barbara Bel Geddes, Debra Paget

Votes: 1,701

25. Bes Vakit (2006)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

7.4
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A small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, facing the immense sea, flanked by olive yards. Villagers are simple and diligent people who struggle to cope with a harsh nature. ... See full summary »

Director: Reha Erdem | Stars: Ozen Ozkan, Ali Bey Kayali, Elit Iscan, Bülent Emin Yarar

Votes: 3,153 | Gross: $0.01M

26. Hamlet (1969)

G | 117 min | Drama

7.1
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Nicol Williamson takes the lead role in this star-studded 1969 version of William Shakespeare's tragedy. Prince Hamlet mourns both his father's death and his mother's marriage to Claudius. ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Nicol Williamson, Judy Parfitt, Anthony Hopkins, Marianne Faithfull

Votes: 614

27. The Pornographers (1966)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Life of a pornographer who tries to stay under the radar of the mob. He has a mistress, a step-son, a step-daughter (whom he's attracted to) and a wife who believes her first husband was reincarnated as a restless carp.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Shôichi Ozawa, Sumiko Sakamoto, Ganjirô Nakamura, Chôchô Miyako

Votes: 1,681

28. The Lonely Man (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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Aging gunslinger Jacob Wade hopes to settle down with his estranged son, but his old enemies have other plans for him.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Jack Palance, Anthony Perkins, Neville Brand, Robert Middleton

Votes: 469

29. The Dark Past (1948)

Passed | 75 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.4
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An escaped psychopathic killer who takes the family and neighbors of police psychologist hostage reveals a recurring nightmare to the doctor.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: William Holden, Nina Foch, Lee J. Cobb, Adele Jergens

Votes: 773

30. Luminous Motion (1998)

91 min | Drama

5.9
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60 Metascore

A mom and her 10 year son motor around the country as she makes ends meet by turning tricks until her car breaks down. She then temporarily takes up with a hardware store owner until she ... See full summary »

Director: Bette Gordon | Stars: Deborah Kara Unger, Terry Kinney, Eric Lloyd, Jamey Sheridan

Votes: 203 | Gross: $0.05M

31. Amores Possíveis (2001)

Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love. She never showed up. Carlos was left waiting in the lobby alone. While he waits... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Werneck | Stars: Murilo Benício, Carolina Ferraz, Emílio de Mello, Beth Goulart

Votes: 965

32. Yao ye hui lang (2003)

73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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When Sam searches for answers in the mysterious accident that has befallen his twin, he soon wonders if anyone close to him can be trusted.

Director: Chi-Chiu Lee | Stars: Daniel Wu, Kara Hui, Feng Ku, Eddy Ko

Votes: 161

33. Blood Bride (1980)

90 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

4.1
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A beautiful and charming betrothed is promised to a beautiful woman. But he is a completely insane killer and she will be his next victim. Everything that follows the wedding will be a carnival of wickedness, sadism and brutality.

Director: Robert J. Avrech | Stars: Ellen Barber, Philip English, Sam Gray, Bobo Lewis

Votes: 73

34. Cain's Way (1970)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Following the Civil War, Confederate Captain Justice Cain has retired to a quiet life with his young son and black wife. However, the men of his old outfit, known as Cain's Cutthroats, have... See full summary »

Director: Ken Osborne | Stars: John Carradine, Scott Brady, Robert Dix, Don Epperson

Votes: 93

35. Tian guo ni zi (1994)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Guan Jian wants to report the murder of his father who died 10 years ago. The alleged murderer whom Guan Jian accuses of the crime is his own mother.

Director: Ho Yim | Stars: Gaowa Siqin, Chung-Hua Tou, Jingwu Ma, Zi Wei

Votes: 193

36. Maurice Bejart's Nutcracker (2000 TV Movie)

102 min | Musical, Music

5.0
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Director: Ross MacGibbon | Stars: Damaas Thijs, Elizabeth Ros, Gil Roman, Jûichi Kobayashi

Votes: 22

37. Runt (2005)

Not Rated | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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When Christopher confronts his own violent temper which threatens the family life of his wife and children, he flies home to Jamaica and engages in an exorcism of the spirit, from his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Phillip Edwards | Stars: Michael Phillip Edwards, Carl Bradshaw, Nadège August, Patrice Pitman Quinn

Votes: 54

38. Left Turn Yield (2007)

73 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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"Developmentally stunted" 20-something Kyle has started writing letters to a vacuous cable-access "lifestyle journalist," whom he believes looks like his dead mom (although even his ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel B. Story | Stars: Jeremy Denzlinger, Bryan Ryan, Pam Green, Allessandria Alamilla

Votes: 16

39. A Woman Possessed (1958)

68 min | Drama

5.5
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John and Ann want to marry but John's possessive mother is a bit overbearing and jealous. How far will mother go to come between them?

Director: Max Varnel | Stars: Margaretta Scott, Francis Matthews, Kay Callard, Alison Leggatt

Votes: 62

40. Rør mig (2016)

23 min | Short, Drama

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Louis is unable to father a child and his wife Sascha has been inseminated artificially. As she gives birth to Daniel, Louis is hit with an unbearable sadness and detachment that only grows... See full summary »

Director: Isabel Bilde | Stars: Majken Blaes Bøgelbjerg, Thomas Biehl, Odette A.S. Bilde, Jeppe-Christian Winther

41. Mother (V) (2006)

76 min | Horror

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Director: Michael P. DiPaolo | Stars: John Karyus, Nina Sobell

42. Cross My Heart (2009)

6 min | Short, Drama

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On the anniversary of his mother's death, a son confronts the man who could be the killer.

Director: Brian Gregg | Stars: Jim James, Ivan Zizek

43. The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
Episode: Dancing with the Stools (2012)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

6.2
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Donna dumps Cleveland as her partner in a dance competition in favor of Cleveland Jr., so Cleveland vows revenge. But things become awkward when Cleveland Jr. wants to bring their partnership to another level.

Directors: Anthony Agrusa, Albert Calleros | Stars: Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson, Reagan Gomez-Preston

Votes: 99

44. Rescue Me (2004–2011)
Episode: David (2009)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Comedy

7.5
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When Kelly-- a headstrong recent save-- continues to probe the firehouse for men, Tommy steps in to put a halt on her advances on Damian. Lou approaches Needles to act as a buffer to Tommy for the upcoming nuptials.

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Denis Leary, Adam Ferrara, Michael Lombardi, Steven Pasquale

Votes: 73

45. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Death on the Nile (2004)

TV-14 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.9
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A wealthy British heiress honeymooning on a Nile cruise ship is stalked by a former friend, whose boyfriend she had stolen before making him her new husband.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: David Suchet, James Fox, Emma Griffiths Malin, JJ Feild

Votes: 2,041

46. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Garry Shandling/Los Lobos (1987)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

5.7
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In the cold opening, President Reagan's former national security adviser Robert McFarlane has an emotional breakdown during his testimony at the Iran-Contra congressional hearing. In the ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Miller, Lyndall Hobbs | Stars: Dana Carvey, Nora Dunn, Phil Hartman, Jan Hooks

Votes: 30

47. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Hamlet (1990)

Not Rated | 165 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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A Danish prince and university student avenges his father's murder by his uncle, who stole the crown and married his mother.

Director: Kevin Kline | Stars: MacIntyre Dixon, Rene Rivera, Bill Camp, Peter Francis James

Votes: 202

48. Call Me Fitz (2010–2013)
Episode: Married to the Mom (2010)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

7.1
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Fitz is pleasantly surprised to discover his marriage to Babs fulfills his latent maternal longings. After Fitz fully regresses to a child-like state, Babs discovers he doesn't want a lover... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Thompson | Stars: Jason Priestley, Peter MacNeill, Kathleen Munroe, Brooke Nevin

Votes: 16

49. Single White Spenny (2011– )
Episode: Mothers (2011)

Comedy

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Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Spencer Rice, Debra McGrath, Amy Matysio, Wayne Thomas Yorke

50. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)
Episode: My Mother, the Wife (1988)

Comedy

8.5
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Garry keeps seeing visions of his mother every time he tries to make love on his anniversary.

Director: Art Wolff | Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Jessica Harper, Scott Nemes

Votes: 6