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1. Big Eyes (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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62 Metascore

A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter

Votes: 57,084 | Gross: $14.48M

2. Take the Money and Run (1969)

M | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire, Jacquelyn Hyde

Votes: 22,994

3. 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: 2,588

4. Maîtresse (1975)

X | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A common thief (Depardieu) breaks into the house of a professional dominatrix (Ogier), and begins to help her "train" her clients. Though this world is alien to his experience, he finds ... See full summary »

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Bulle Ogier, André Rouyer, Nathalie Keryan

Votes: 1,208

5. Man with a Million (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Two rich British men offer a penniless American a loan, without telling him that the amount is £1,000,000, and this in the form of a single banknote.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire, Joyce Grenfell

Votes: 2,391

6. Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl (2009)

Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young man falls helplessly in love with a mysterious blonde woman who turns his life upside down.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Ricardo Trêpa, Catarina Wallenstein, Diogo Dória, Júlia Buisel

Votes: 1,306

7. I'll Never Forget You (1951)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.3
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A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ann Blyth, Michael Rennie, Dennis Price

Votes: 508

8. The Bride Comes Home (1935)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A penniless socialite is hired by two young men as a front in their plan to start a magazine. Soon, however, they find themselves more interested in her than in their publishing venture.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Robert Young, William Collier Sr.

Votes: 95

9. I'll Give a Million (1935)

79 min | Comedy

7.2
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A cynical millionaire announces that he intends to disguise himself as a hobo and give a million lire to anyone who treats him nicely. As a result, every bum in Rome is given the royal ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Assia Noris, Luigi Almirante, Mario Gallina

Votes: 91

10. Skint (2013– )

Documentary

6.4
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A true account of life on an English housing estate. With those on Government handouts, drugs, booze & long-term unemployment.

Star: Ralph Ineson

Votes: 33

11. Heaven Sent (1963)

92 min | Comedy

7.0
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Bad financial conditions compel an aristocratic family named Lachesnaye to do strange work.

Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Bourvil, Francis Blanche, Jean Poiret, Jean Yonnel

Votes: 380

12. A Man from Nowhere (1920)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Western

4.5
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Clay Norton and Duke Fuller are partners in a mining venture and have several claim, none of which have proved particularly successfully but do have promise. They are both in love with ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Ford | Stars: Jack Hoxie, Frederick Moore, Pansy Porter, Francis Ford

Votes: 10

13. It's All Yours (1937)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.1
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Jimmy Barnes arrives from Europe to be educated by his multi-millionaire uncle, Edward J. Barnes and in five years the extravagant escapes of Jimmy, now a lawyer, are the talk of San ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Francis Lederer, Mischa Auer, Grace Bradley

Votes: 16

14. Love Me Forever (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.6
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A man who loves an aspiring opera singer is prepared to sacrifice everything to help her with her career, even though he knows she doesn't love him.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Grace Moore, Leo Carrillo, Robert Allen, Spring Byington

Votes: 36

15. Gigolette (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Romance

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Kay Parrish, a society girl, finds she is penniless when her father dies. However she persuades Terry Gallagher to give her a hostess job at his New York City clip-joint, which he operates ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Adrienne Ames, Ralph Bellamy, Donald Cook, Robert Armstrong

16. From the Valley of the Missing (1915)

Adventure, Crime, Drama

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A baby is left on the Brimecomb's yacht, while they were sailing up the Hudson River, and they adopt him and name him Everett. They are neighbors of Governor Floyd Vandecar whose twin ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Powell | Stars: Jane Miller, Vivian Tobin, Harry Spingler, William Bailey

17. No Money No Honey (1955)

Comedy

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He had money to burn but there are things it cannot buy.

Director: Lamberto V. Avellana | Stars: Jaime de la Rosa, Carmencita Abad, Florentino Ballecer, Oscar Obligacion

18. The Wonderful Adventure (1915)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Romance

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Wilton Demarest, a wealthy New York contractor and business man, falls victim to the wiles of Mazora, a beautiful adventuress. Soon, he becomes addicted to the use of drugs, neglects his ... See full summary »

Director: Frederick A. Thomson | Stars: William Farnum, Dorothy Green, Mary Martin, John Davidson

19. Almost Human (I) (1927)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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John Livingston is a rich mama's-boy, who owns a blooded dog named Paul. Paul meets Maggie Mutt, and Paul, being a pedigree canine and somewhat of a cad, lures trusting Maggie to the barn ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Urson | Stars: Vera Reynolds, Kenneth Thomson, Majel Coleman, Claire McDowell

Votes: 322

20. Kramarz (1990)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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The hardships of an ordinary street vendor from his troubled childhood, when he had to work to support his family, to disappointing adulthood, when he lost all the money he had several Times for various reasons.

Director: Andrzej Baranski | Stars: Roman Klosowski, Bozena Adamek, Artur Barcis, Bogusz Bilewski

Votes: 28

21. Un beau mariage (1932)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Charles-Félix Tavano | Stars: Germaine Baron, Pierre Finaly, Madeleine Guitty, Gustave Hamilton

22. The Gilded Highway (1926)

Passed | 74 min | Drama

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The Welby's inherit a fortune from an uncle they barely and carelessly cared for during his last years. The money turns all the family into social-climbing snobs to the point of ignoring ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Dorothy Devore, John Harron, Macklyn Arbuckle, Myrna Loy

23. The Great Reality TV Swindle (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Directors: Frances Dickenson, Caz Gorham | Stars: Lisa Coleman, Hilary Bridge, Debbie Driver, Tim Eagle

Votes: 6

24. The Sporting Lover (1926)

Passed | 75 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

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Captain Terrance Connaughton loses his stable of horses in a card game with Algernon Cravens. The next day he is wounded and taken to a military hospital where he meets and falls in love ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Hale | Stars: Conway Tearle, Barbara Bedford, Ward Crane, Arthur Rankin

25. Popular (1999–2001)
Episode: Mary Charity (2001)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Mary Cherry is forced to wear "hobo sheik" clothing and hunt for food in a dumpster after her mother has financial troubles having her wardrobe seized. While Sam and Carmen have the challenge of saving their yearbook.

Director: Lawrence Trilling | Stars: Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Tamara Mello, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 24

26. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Skin (1980)

Horror, Thriller

6.3
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In post-war Paris Drioli, an elderly down-and-out, sees a painting for sale by his old friend Soutine, who is now a best-selling artist. Thirty years earlier Soutine tattooed a portrait of ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Roald Dahl, Derek Jacobi, Lucy Gutteridge, Boris Isarov

Votes: 87

27. Popular (1999–2001)
Episode: Windstruck (1999)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Josh has a spontaneous erection when Sam sits on his lap. Carmen accidentally sends everyone her e-mail about this embarrassing event. Harrison comforts hurt Brooke, while Sam and Josh bond. Lily's broke and finds a fast food job.

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Tamara Mello, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 36