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1. 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.

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

Votes: 20,672

2. Skint (2013– )

Documentary

6.2
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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: 29

3. 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.

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

Votes: 1,186

4. 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.

Writers: Mark Twain, Jill Craigie | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire, Joyce Grenfell

Votes: 2,139

5. Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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.

Writers: Martin Donovan, Dan Ireland, Ruth Sacks, Elizabeth Taylor | Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Zoë Tapper, Robert Lang

Votes: 2,377

6. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,072

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.

Writers: John L. Balderston, Ranald MacDougall | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ann Blyth, Michael Rennie, Dennis Price

Votes: 415

8. 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.

Writers: Michel Servin, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Alain Moury | Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Bourvil, Francis Blanche, Jean Poiret, Jean Yonnel

Votes: 363

9. The Bride Comes Home (1935)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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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.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Robert Young, William Collier Sr.

Votes: 85

10. Love Me Forever (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.5
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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.

Writers: Victor Schertzinger, Jo Swerling, Sidney Buchman | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Grace Moore, Leo Carrillo, Robert Allen, Spring Byington

Votes: 32

11. I'll Give a Million (1935)

79 min | Comedy

7.1
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Writers: Mario Camerini, Giaci Mondaini, Ivo Perilli, Cesare Zavattini | Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Assia Noris, Luigi Almirante, Mario Gallina

Votes: 86

12. It's All Yours (1937)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.4
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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 »

Writers: Adelaide Heilbron, Mary C. McCall Jr. | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Francis Lederer, Mischa Auer, Grace Bradley

Votes: 17

13. 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 »

Writers: Richard Harding Davis, Clara Beranger | Director: Frank Urson | Stars: Vera Reynolds, Kenneth Thomson, Majel Coleman, Claire McDowell

Votes: 333

14. 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 »

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

15. 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 »

Writers: Grace Miller White, Clara Beranger | Director: Frank Powell | Stars: Jane Miller, Vivian Tobin, Harry Spingler, William Bailey

17. 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 »

Writers: William Babington Maxwell, Marian Constance Blackton | Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Dorothy Devore, John Harron, Macklyn Arbuckle, Myrna Loy

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

Documentary

6.7
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Directors: Frances Dickenson, Caz Gorham | Stars: Lisa Coleman, Hilary Bridge, Debbie Driver, Tim Eagle

Votes: 6

19. A Man from Nowhere (1920)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Western

4.1
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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 »

Writers: Harvey Gates, Joe Brandt | Director: Francis Ford | Stars: Jack Hoxie, Frederick Moore, Pansy Porter, Francis Ford

Votes: 14

20. Kramarz (1990)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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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.

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

Votes: 26

21. 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 »

Writers: Seymour Hicks, Ian Hay, Carey Wilson, Malcolm Stuart Boylan | Director: Alan Hale | Stars: Conway Tearle, Barbara Bedford, Ward Crane, Arthur Rankin

22. 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 »

Writers: Wilbur Lawton, Rex Ingram | Director: Frederick A. Thomson | Stars: William Farnum, Dorothy Green, Mary Martin, John Davidson

23. 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 »

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

Votes: 69