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1. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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52 Metascore

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 184,513 | Gross: $155.33M

2. Jackie (V) (2016)

95 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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93 Metascore

Following the assassination of her husband, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Crudup, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 218

3. Crimson Peak (2015)

R | 119 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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66 Metascore

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam

Votes: 85,858 | Gross: $31.06M

4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Votes: 355,684 | Gross: $17.74M

5. American Hustle (2013)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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90 Metascore

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

Votes: 361,536 | Gross: $150.12M

6. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

R | 105 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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42 Metascore

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 129,483 | Gross: $37.52M

7. Hollywoodland (2006)

R | 126 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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62 Metascore

A detective examines the mysterious death of George Reeves, the star of the television series Adventures of Superman (1952).

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Adrien Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 29,301 | Gross: $14.42M

8. Dragon (2011)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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62 Metascore

A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him.

Director: Peter Ho-Sun Chan | Stars: Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Wei Tang, Yu Wang

Votes: 11,089 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.7
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Frustrated at being marginalized at work, Peggy Carter goes on an unauthorized solo field mission.

Director: Louis D'Esposito | Stars: Hayley Atwell, Bradley Whitford, Dominic Cooper, Tim Trobec

Votes: 4,217

10. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to speak or walk, and bearing a strange note.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Votes: 12,816

11. Onegin (1999)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally,... See full summary »

Director: Martha Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Liv Tyler, Toby Stephens, Lena Headey

Votes: 6,334 | Gross: $0.18M

12. Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz (2013)

87 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.1
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In this third installment of the hit Nazi Zombie action horror movie, Outpost: Rise Of The Spetnaz, we discover the horrifying origins of these supernatural soldiers and see them in ... See full summary »

Director: Kieran Parker | Stars: Bryan Larkin, Iván Kamarás, Velibor Topic, Laurence Possa

Votes: 1,528

13. Angélique (I) (2013)

113 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.1
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In France, prior to Louis XIV ascending the throne, a young baroness is forced to marry against her will and is caught up in a web of treachery and murder, threatening her and her husband, whom she has come to love deeply.

Director: Ariel Zeitoun | Stars: Nora Arnezeder, Gérard Lanvin, Tomer Sisley, David Kross

Votes: 1,078

14. Macario (1960)

91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.4
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Poor, hungry peasant Macario longs for just one good meal on the Day of the Dead. After his wife cooks a turkey for him, he meets three apparitions, the Devil, God, and Death. Each asks him... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Pina Pellicer, Enrique Lucero, Mario Alberto Rodríguez

Votes: 1,486

15. The Toy Soldiers (2014)

R | 143 min | Drama

6.7
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On one evening in a decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, the innocence of youth and family unravels. Five lives will change forever on this final evening before their hangout, The Toy Soldiers Roller Rink, closes its doors.

Director: Erik Peter Carlson | Stars: Najarra Townsend, Constance Brenneman, Chandler Rylko, Jeanette May Steiner

Votes: 715

16. Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.4
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While King Richard is away at the Crusades, some Nottingham nobles and their Sheriff plot to confiscate estates of fallen Crusaders but Robin Hood and Maid Marian foil their plan.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Niall MacGinnis, Richard Pasco

Votes: 804

17. The Road to Coronation Street (2010 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

8.1
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The story of how the 22-year-old Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street (1960).

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Ann Aris, Lynda Baron, Steven Berkoff, David Dawson

Votes: 218

18. Spin (2003)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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An orphaned boy is raised by a Latino family in the 1950s.

Director: James Redford | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Dana Delany, Rubén Blades, Ryan Merriman

Votes: 434

19. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A man is murdered in 19th century Melbourne. The investigation uncovers a trail of secrets and scandal.

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: John Waters, Marco Chiappi, Shane Jacobson, Jessica De Gouw

Votes: 235

20. Tartarus (2010)

106 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

4.7
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Austria-Hungary 1813: Jacob and Veith return home from the Napoleonic war. Their road leads to the remote mountain village Pahlbach. The two newcomers encounter a frosty reception - and as ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Müller | Stars: Moritz Thate, Martin Kroissenbrunner, Ines Gruber, Leopold F.J. Keber

Votes: 137

21. The Butler's in Love (2008)

14 min | Short, Romance

7.2
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The love story between a butler and a guest during a fancy party on the night in 1912.

Director: David Arquette | Stars: David Arquette, Richmond Arquette, Elizabeth Berkley, Thomas Jane

Votes: 49

22. The Children Nobody Wanted (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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Based on the true story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide family life for homeless children, becoming not only the first bachelor caretaker, but the youngest single adult to ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Fredric Lehne, Michelle Pfeiffer, Matt Clark, Noble Willingham

Votes: 180

23. La doncella de piedra (1956)

100 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Elsa Aguirre, Víctor Manuel Mendoza, Armando Silvestre, José Elías Moreno

Votes: 9

24. The Three Musketeers (1942)

136 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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This is a parody of Alexander's Dumas "The Three Musketeers". Cantinflas is Dartagnan, the skillful leader of the musketeers, and will fight with the evil Cardinal Richelieu, who wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Ángel Garasa, Janet Alcoriza, Consuelo Frank

Votes: 145

25. Alex (1992)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Sport

6.4
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Headstrong New Zealand teen Alex Archer trains to qualify for the 1960 Rome Olympics in the women's 100 freestyle. Unlike the other top swimmers who train only for swimming, Alex takes ... See full summary »

Director: Megan Simpson Huberman | Stars: Lauren A Jackson, Chris Haywood, Josh Picker, Cathy Godbold

Votes: 117

26. The Rocketeer

Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

A pilot discovers a special jetpack that allows him to fly.

27. Rizal in Dapitan (1997)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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Director: Tikoy Aguiluz | Stars: Albert Martinez, Amanda Page, Roy Alvarez, Jaime Fabregas

Votes: 36

28. The Murder Clinic (1966)

86 min | Horror

5.8
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Patients and staff of an isolated mental hospital are being killed off by a hooded maniac who stalks the halls.

Director: Elio Scardamaglia | Stars: William Berger, Françoise Prévost, Mary Young, Barbara Wilson

Votes: 128

29. Chapo

Crime, Drama, Romance | Announced

Growing up in the Bronx under a strict household, Robert "Chapo" Chapman takes a fall for his best friend and is taken away to prison. He's given an ultimatum by the Warden to fight for the... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Miano, Silvia Spross, Paul J. Alessi, Carl Weyant

30. The Count of Monte Cristo (1942)

165 min | Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Directors: Roberto Gavaldón, Chano Urueta | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Mapy Cortés, Anita Blanch, Consuelo Frank

Votes: 37

31. The Soldiers of Pancho Villa (1959)

97 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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The Cucaracha is a brave woman soldier who leads a group of similar women into the fray against the forces of the Villa colonel, Zeta.

Director: Ismael Rodríguez | Stars: María Félix, Dolores del Rio, Emilio Fernández, Antonio Aguilar

Votes: 160

32. The Eagles Cemetery (1939)

94 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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Director: Luis Lezama | Stars: Jorge Negrete, Margarita Mora, José Macip, Silvia Cardell

Votes: 17

33. Hécate (1982)

105 min | Drama, Romance

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North Africa in the 1930s. Julien, a young, bored diplomat meets Clothilde, whose husband is on a mission in Siberia. He becomes infatuated with her, and soon ends up spending all his time with her, longing to know everything about her.

Director: Daniel Schmid | Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Lauren Hutton, Jean Bouise, Jean-Pierre Kalfon

Votes: 95

34. Los de abajo (1940)

Drama, War

7.0
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Director: Chano Urueta | Stars: Miguel Ángel Ferriz, Esther Fernández, Isabela Corona, Domingo Soler

Votes: 26

35. Wild Flowers (1997)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Denmark in the 70's. The teenager Christoffer's parents Nisse and Maria have decided to move into a commune because they want to try the alternative lifestyle. But Christoffer doesn't like ... See full summary »

Director: Niels Gråbøl | Stars: Sixten Tobias Kai Nielsen, Ditte Gråbøl, Niels Olsen, Søren Sætter-Lassen

Votes: 332

36. Scratch (I) (2016)

Short, Fantasy, Horror | Completed

When a repressed 1950s housewife is left alone by her philandering husband, she makes a horrifying discovery about the noises in the house that are coming from the walls.

Director: Emma Bell | Stars: Bel Deliá, Camron Robertson, Alexandra Bard, Kate Avery

37. War of the Pastries (1979)

104 min | Musical, Comedy

7.1
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Director: René Cardona | Stars: Angélica María, Raúl Vale, Tito Junco, Polo Ortín

Votes: 13

38. Xi xiang yan tan (1997)

93 min | History, Romance

5.7
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Director: Yee-Hung Lam | Stars: Chisato Kawamura, Teresa Mak, Kam Fung Miu, Boon Mei Sam

Votes: 28

39. The Sentinels

Action, Sci-Fi, War | Announced

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Director: Julien Mokrani

40. The Genderton Project (2015 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

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The Genderton Project is a new cross-dressing comedy series in which the genders are reversed. The men will be played by women and the women will be played by men. But everything is played straighter than a shot of bourbon.

Directors: Anna Martemucci, Victor Quinaz | Stars: David Bly, Cass Buggé, Beth Crosby, Drew Droege

41. La marca del zorrillo (1950)

105 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.3
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Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares | Stars: Germán Valdés, Silvia Pinal, Marcelo Chávez, Rafael Alcayde

Votes: 99

42. Corazón salvaje (1968)

95 min | Drama, Adventure, Romance

6.3
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Director: Tito Davison | Stars: Julio Alemán, Angélica María, Manuel Gil, Beatriz Baz

Votes: 56

43. ¡Ay, qué tiempos señor don Simón! (1941)

102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Director: Julio Bracho | Stars: Joaquín Pardavé, Arturo de Córdova, Mapy Cortés, Anita Blanch

Votes: 48

44. Camino de Sacramento (1945)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

7.3
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In Sacramento, Mexico, Antonio Ruiz is a bandit better known as 'El Halcon' (The Hawk). He had a twin brother who unfortunately died some time ago. At least this is what he thinks. In ... See full summary »

Director: Chano Urueta | Stars: Jorge Negrete, Rosario Granados, Julio Villarreal, Pepe Martínez

Votes: 14

45. A Real Man (1983)

89 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.6
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Director: Rafael Villaseñor Kuri | Stars: Vicente Fernández, Amparo Muñoz, Felipe Arriaga, Yolanda Ciani

Votes: 14

46. Bel Ami (1947)

102 min | Drama

6.7
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The story of a common man that could raise in life thanks to lies and deceits.

Director: Antonio Momplet | Stars: Armando Calvo, Gloria Marín, Andrea Palma, Emilia Guiú

Votes: 22

47. Sentencia (1950)

86 min | Drama, War

4.3
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Director: Emilio Gómez Muriel | Stars: Emilio Tuero, Gloria Lozano, Carlos López Moctezuma, Charles Rooner

Votes: 6

48. La dinastía de Dracula (1980)

85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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Directors: Alfredo B. Crevenna, Claudia Becker | Stars: Fabián Aranza, Silvia Manríquez, Rubén Rojo, Magda Guzmán

Votes: 36

49. Kino (1993)

109 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.4
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Director: Felipe Cazals | Stars: Enrique Rocha, Rodolfo de Anda, Manuel Ojeda, Fernando Balzaretti

Votes: 27

50. La madrina del diablo (1937)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Mexico, end of the XIX Century,a rich owner of a big ranch refuses to accept the love between his daughter Maria de los Angeles and Carlos. As a result the young lady enters a convent to ... See full summary »

Director: Ramón Peón | Stars: Jorge Negrete, María Fernanda Ibáñez, María Castañeda, Ramón Pérez Díaz

Votes: 14