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1. Ghost in the Shell (2017)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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52 Metascore

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

Director: Rupert Sanders | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 108,848 | Gross: $40.53M

2. Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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76 Metascore

A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 100,347

3. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp

Votes: 5,257

4. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

155 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Naseeruddin Shah, Kalki Koechlin

Votes: 50,038 | Gross: $3.08M

5. Kôkaku kidôtai 2.0 (2008)

TV-14 | 83 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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A hacker known as the Puppet Master is hunted by a female cyborg cop and her partner. This film is a revised version of Ghost in the Shell (1995).

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 11,376

6. Youth Without Youth (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.3
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43 Metascore

A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in World War II Europe, a professor is changed by a cataclysmic event and explores the mysteries of life.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Tim Roth, Alexandra Maria Lara, Bruno Ganz, André Hennicke

Votes: 11,788 | Gross: $0.24M

7. The Hit (1984)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Ten years later, after ratting on his old mobster friends in exchange for personal immunity, two hit men drive a hardened criminal to Paris for his execution. However, while on the way, whatever can go wrong, does go wrong.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, A.J. Clarke, Terence Stamp

Votes: 5,781

8. The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror

7.1
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A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher, David Weston

Votes: 9,556

9. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 25,770 | Gross: $3.43M

10. Air Doll (2009)

Unrated | 125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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64 Metascore

A life-size blow-up doll develops a soul and falls in love with a video store clerk.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Doona Bae, Arata Iura, Itsuji Itao, Joe Odagiri

Votes: 4,509

11. The Big Kahuna (1999)

R | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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56 Metascore

Two veteran salesmen dissect a sales pitch to a particular client, through their young protégé.

Director: John Swanbeck | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, Peter Facinelli, Paul Dawson

Votes: 12,646 | Gross: $3.15M

12. Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)

250 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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81 Metascore

An embittered law student commits a brutal double murder; a family man takes the fall and is forced into a harsh prison sentence; a mother and her two children wander the countryside looking for some kind of redemption.

Director: Lav Diaz | Stars: Sid Lucero, Angeli Bayani, Archie Alemania, Soliman Cruz

Votes: 1,292

13. Mindwalk (1990)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.6
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A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in ... See full summary »

Director: Bernt Amadeus Capra | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Sam Waterston, John Heard, Ione Skye

Votes: 2,470 | Gross: $0.77M

14. To meteoro vima tou pelargou (1991)

143 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Alexandre, a TV reporter, is working for a few days in a border town, where a lot of refugees from Albania, Turkey and Kurdistan are packed in. Among them, he notices an old man and thinks ... See full summary »

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, Gregory Patrick Karr, Ilias Logothetis

Votes: 1,416

15. Karisuma (1999)

104 min | Drama

7.0
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A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Ren Ôsugi, Yoriko Dôguchi

Votes: 1,251

16. Yong jiu ju liu (2009)

115 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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The life story of a young man who has been pursuing an impossible love with his straight boyfriend and contemplating on the mortality of his loved ones.

Director: Scud | Stars: Sean Li, Osman Hung, Jackie Chow, Yu Hong Lau

Votes: 532

17. Vavilon XX (1979)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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The small town of Vavilon hears of the recent Russian Revolution, but attempts to communize it are met with resistance from the rich people living in the town. The Red Army finally puts down the resistance.

Director: Ivan Mykolaichuk | Stars: Lyubov Polishchuk, Ivan Mykolaichuk, Les Serdyuk, Yaroslav Gavrilyuk

Votes: 111

18. Pull My Daisy (1959)

30 min | Short

6.6
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Milo is a railroad brakeman, his wife a painter. They have some poet friends who spend a good bit of time hanging out at their apartment. When Milo and his wife are visited by their bishop,... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Frank, Alfred Leslie | Stars: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Larry Rivers

Votes: 562

19. Leon muss sterben (2017)

85 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Leon is in his mid-twenties and terminally ill. He invents a technology that allows him to computerize his mind and live forever. This technology will be the downfall of mankind, so freedom... See full summary »

Director: Lars Kokemüller | Stars: Nisan Arikan, Philip Spreen, Alexander F. Obe, Ebba Ekholm

Votes: 61

20. Midnight Delight (2016)

85 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

8.2
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Set of characters in a smoking lounge reflect over daily existence, societal curiosities conversing about various topics with people they have never met before.

Director: Rohit Gupta | Stars: Maggie Alexander, John Crann, Adit Dileep, Joshua Echevarria

Votes: 23

21. Notes to Eternity (2016)

147 min | Documentary

8.2
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'notes to eternity' is a meditation on the Israel-Palestine conflict centering on the lives and ideas of four renowned critics of Israeli policy: Noam Chomsky, Sara Roy, Norman Finkelstein and Robert Fisk.

Director: Sarah Cordery | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Norman Finkelstein, Robert Fisk, Sara Roy

Votes: 29

22. The Fall (II) (2013)

17 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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A couple is on vacation with their car. They drive past green hills and small roads. Suddenly the man realizes he lost his way. They drive into a forest. How thin is the layer veneer of civilization?

Director: Kristof Hoornaert | Stars: Geert Van Rampelberg, Natali Broods, Luca De Clercq

Votes: 36

23. Die Höhenluft (2019)

100 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery | Announced

Two people with opposing personalities, play with the nature of a third who characterizes them both. He becomes the fulcrum in a drama, a drama which provokes his adversaries to reveal their true natures.

Director: Mika'Ela Fisher | Stars: Mika'Ela Fisher, Philippe Matic-Arnauld des Lions

24. Milarepa (1974)

108 min | Drama

6.2
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Leo, dopo un incidente stradale, è ricoverato in ambulatorio e racconta al professore Bennet, suo medico curante, la storia e le gesta del monaco tibetano Milarepa, con il quale si ... See full summary »

Director: Liliana Cavani | Stars: Lajos Balázsovits, Paolo Bonacelli, Marisa Fabbri, Marcella Michelangeli

Votes: 49

25. A Glorious Accident (1993– )

Documentary

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Stars: George Page, Daniel C. Dennett, Freeman Dyson, Stephen Jay Gould

Votes: 64

26. A1 (1999)

65 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.5
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Ahmad is inheriting the Attar career from his father and while discovering life and developing thoughts, he as well encounters a dreamful and a truthful Najwa who is seeking Black Magic in ... See full summary »

Director: Muhammad Ali Adeeb | Stars: Muhammad Tarabishi, Milad Yusuf, Akram Tellawi, Adel Ali

Votes: 14

27. Le premier rasta (2010)

86 min | Documentary

5.8
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Directors: Hélène Lee, Christophe Farnarier | Star: Leonard Percival Lowell

Votes: 20

28. The Chinese Room (2008)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.4
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Director: Nathan Rulf | Stars: J.J. Gould, Kevyn Settle, Timothy Aldrich, Kelly Manion

Votes: 18

29. Story (2003)

87 min | Documentary

8.3
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Never before has an astronaut spoken up - about the faults and tragedies of his life, about the achievements and experiences of man in space: Story Musgrave invites us on an emotional ... See full summary »

Director: Dana Ranga | Star: Story Musgrave

Votes: 35

30. Männin (2015)

20 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

8.7
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Man and Woman on a quest. On a search of themselves and their lost identity. Who is she and who is he? Are they one, or did they already forget?

Director: Mika'Ela Fisher | Star: Mika'Ela Fisher

Votes: 15

31. Dark Night of the Soul (1998)

53 min | Horror

2.8
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A skeleton faced death cultist recruits new members into his bizarre drug cult by indoctrinating them into his wild occult beliefs. A Satanic mind control film that is up there with the great oddities of the 1970's.

Director: Ron Atkins | Stars: Michelle Cantwell, John Brodie, M. Lagner, Dan Resha

Votes: 33

32. Born from the Foot (2009)

98 min | Crime

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According to the Ramayana they were born from the foot of the creator, Brahma, the four headed god. Barney, a sleazy waitress with gambling debts, Bobby, a hidden cam voyeur and 'INDY'film ... See full summary »

Director: Venkat Goud | Stars: Dominik Tiefenthaler, Lena Hall, Tommy Keelen Monahan, Cynthia Toronto

33. Rosenthol Lives On (2006)

Short, Comedy, Drama

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Rosenthol is a neurotic hypochondriac whose idiosyncrasies are his own worst enemy. Late twenties and still living with his parents, he's ashamed because he's forced to seek refuge in ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Lader | Stars: Brian Feldman, Gail Golden, J. Bryan Hayes, Paul Austin Sanders

34. Living Stuffed (2016)

4 min | Short

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A man goes insane after facing his crystal clear reflection of knowledge.

Director: Vahid Khoshnevis | Star: Abuzar Behrad

35. Catch and Release (I) (2006)

14 min | Short, Drama

4.5
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Conflict develops when two old friends, who represent each other's path not taken, unexpectedly go fishing together.

Director: D. Andrew Hamilton | Stars: Drew Nelson, Josh O'Neil, Jordan Flash Rose, Matt Sadowski

Votes: 43

36. Eden's Bowy (1999– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Romance, Sci-Fi

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Legend tells of how long ago God became displeased with how unjust Humanity was, and punished them for it. But eventually a human arose and defeated God, which bled fog all over the earth. ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûji Ueda, John Minnich, Camille Chen, Steve Sanders

Votes: 24

37. Metamorphosis: The Science of Change (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: David Briggs | Star: David Malone

Votes: 12

38. The Pleasure Principle (2016)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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A spiritual biography of Lady Azelle, both a dominatrix and mother, that reflects on the similarities between her profession and film making.

Director: Ted Sakowsky | Stars: Lady Azelle, Robynne Eaton, Eric Fernandes, Andrew Morel

39. Löcher im Kopf oder www.betreuteloecher.de reloaded (2014)

29 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Helmut Schulzeck | Stars: Bernd Fiedler, Janosch Krol, Daniel Krönke, Dieter Mersch

40. The Man from Ruin (2016)

87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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After a series of unexpected UFO crash landings on the planet Earth, a large portion of life slowly and mysteriously went extinct. We follow a man that struggles for survival, as he gathers... See full summary »

Director: Joel Shelton | Stars: Devanshu Agrawal, Joseph Higgins

41. Die Tapferen Haende im Chaos der Zeit (2013)

20 min | Short, Biography, Fantasy

9.6
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There was once a hard working little tailor, whose house was filled with her wonderful creations. Full of ideas and courage, she left on a journey, but experienced only disappointment and ... See full summary »

Director: Mika'Ela Fisher | Stars: Mika'Ela Fisher, Birgit Yew, Patrick Boussignac, Jean Pierre Pinel De La Taule

Votes: 20

42. Tiger's Whip (1998)

Romance, Comedy

3.2
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Directors: Victor Khoo, Tony Yeow | Stars: David Calig, R. Chandran, Andrea De Cruz, C.K. Cheong

Votes: 5

43. Highcrime (2004)

8 min | Action, Short

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Kaleb Delk abandons a promising career as an assistant District Attorney when he realizes that he can serve justice more effectively by becoming a Robin Hood styled vigilante. Detective ... See full summary »

Director: Eli Andrews | Stars: Eli Andrews, P.J. Brown, Carl Capotorto, Bricine Mitchell

44. Kaïn (2009)

16 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Kain reflects in a contemplative way on our human condition. It's an audiovisual meditation on the cruelty and suffering of our tragic humanity. A short film about guilt and the birth of conscience.

Director: Kristof Hoornaert | Stars: Bart Desloovere, Kevin Plet

Votes: 41

45. Das Gespinst (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi

5.3
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Director: Ilse Hofmann | Stars: Dagmar Cassens, Georges Claisse, Heiner Lauterbach, Wolfgang Reichmann

Votes: 10

46. Le petit prince (1965 TV Movie)

75 min | Fantasy

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Director: Jörg A. Eggers

47. Skrumpen fra det ydre rum (1983)

25 min | Animation, Family

7.1
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Stars: Gunnar Wille, Carl Press

Votes: 8

48. Seuls les poissons morts... (2010)

7 min | Animation, Short

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Martin Riaudet, an ordinary puppet, refuses a raise. Then he regrets. He climbs up his strings to understand more.

Director: Jérémie Guihard

49. Questioning Dogma (2016)

5 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

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A man's final thoughts as he encounters the angel of death.

Directors: Amr Remah, Alhussain Shaker | Star: Amir Zarkani

50. My Double My Self (2005)

50 min | Drama

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A man and a woman, husband and wife, their parents, and their children are closely and intimately observed as these two films unfold, doubling each other and the marriage they look at, ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Lafia | Star: Irena Rogovsky