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1. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.2
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69 Metascore

"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 565,195 | Gross: $17.44M

2. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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88 Metascore

Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 427,453 | Gross: $42.34M

3. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

8.5
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89 Metascore

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 272,650 | Gross: $11.28M

4. Shakespeare in Love (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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87 Metascore

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 181,240 | Gross: $100.24M

5. The Pacifier (2005)

PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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30 Metascore

Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Vin Diesel, Brittany Snow, Max Thieriot, Brad Garrett

Votes: 69,684 | Gross: $113.01M

6. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

R | 124 min | Drama

6.8
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78 Metascore

A film star comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself while starring in a revival of the play that launched her career.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lars Eidinger

Votes: 19,636 | Gross: $1.81M

7. Jersey Girl (2004)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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43 Metascore

After his career is sidelined by an unexpected tragedy and a personal blowup, a single man must take care of his precocious daughter.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, Betty Aberlin

Votes: 55,857 | Gross: $25.27M

8. The Dresser (2015 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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A drama, based on a successful play, about an ageing actor and his personal assistant.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Emily Watson, Ian McKellen, Sarah Lancashire, Anthony Hopkins

Votes: 1,705

9. American Splendor (2003)

R | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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90 Metascore

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Shari Springer Berman, Harvey Pekar, Chris Ambrose

Votes: 42,773 | Gross: $6.00M

10. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

6.8
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73 Metascore

In 1937, a teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar", directed by a young Orson Welles.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

Votes: 9,499 | Gross: $1.19M

11. 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: 12,224

12. Dare (2009)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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54 Metascore

A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.

Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Emmy Rossum, Zach Gilford, Ashley Springer, Cady Huffman

Votes: 3,655

13. Flirting (1991)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Danny has been sent to boarding school, in this sequel to The Year My Voice Broke. Against a backdrop of bullying and sadistic teachers Danny strikes up an affair with an African girl, ... See full summary »

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Noah Taylor, Thandie Newton, Nicole Kidman, Bartholomew Rose

Votes: 4,907 | Gross: $2.42M

14. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

Votes: 9,791 | Gross: $0.24M

15. Pretty Persuasion (2005)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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45 Metascore

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.

Director: Marcos Siega | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Ron Livingston, James Woods, David Wagner

Votes: 8,854 | Gross: $0.31M

16. Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.

Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Ben Foster, Randy Harrison, Janel Moloney

Votes: 11,260

17. Venus (I) (2006)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

Life for a pair of veteran actors gets turned upside down after they meet a brash teenager.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Jodie Whittaker, Leslie Phillips, Beatrice Savoretti

Votes: 11,292 | Gross: $3.34M

18. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)

60 min | Comedy

8.9
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In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne

Votes: 2,045

19. Heights (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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59 Metascore

Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.

Director: Chris Terrio | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, James Marsden, Chandler Williams

Votes: 4,253 | Gross: $1.16M

20. Hunky Dory (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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46 Metascore

In the heat of the summer of 1976, drama teacher Vivienne fights sweltering heat and general teenage apathy to put on an end-of-term version of Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Director: Marc Evans | Stars: Minnie Driver, Kristian Gwilliam, Adam Byard, Aled Pugh

Votes: 915 | Gross: $0.02M

21. Dare (2005)

Not Rated | 16 min | Drama, Short

6.7
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High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind.

Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Adam Fleming, Michael Cassidy, Marla Burkholder, Terry Guerin

Votes: 1,193

22. Delhi-6 (2009)

141 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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45 Metascore

A story about love, hope and self-discovery set in the walled city of Delhi (zip code 6) and its chaotic but touching life that forces us to ask questions about ourselves.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Waheeda Rehman, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 5,727 | Gross: $0.88M

23. Marat/Sade (1967)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, History, Music

7.6
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In an insane asylum, Marquis de Sade directs Jean Paul Marat's last days through a theater play. The actors are the patients.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Patrick Magee, Clifford Rose, Glenda Jackson, Ian Richardson

Votes: 1,904

24. Alchemy (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Can an university computer scientist (Cavanagh) make a woman fall in love with his interactive computer before she succumbs to a well-known professor?

Director: Evan Oppenheimer | Stars: Michael Ian Black, Tom Cavanagh, Sarah Chalke, James Barbour

Votes: 473

25. A Snow Globe Christmas (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

5.6
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A cynical TV exec looks at the perfect town inside a Christmas globe and is magically transported to it. When she wakes up in a perfect snow-covered town, married to a local woodsman, she discovers it's not all just a fantasy.

Director: Jodi Binstock | Stars: Alicia Witt, Donald Faison, Christina Milian, Trevor Donovan

Votes: 559

26. Salome's Last Dance (1988)

R | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Set in France Oscar Wilde (so it appears) visits a local theatre and is surprised by their retelling of his own work ""Salome'" the story line then digresses in to a VERY twisted portrayal ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace, Douglas Hodge

Votes: 1,043 | Gross: $0.33M

27. Lilies - Les feluettes (1996)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what ... See full summary »

Director: John Greyson | Stars: Ian D. Clark, Marcel Sabourin, Aubert Pallascio, Jason Cadieux

Votes: 2,333 | Gross: $0.22M

28. Bicycling with Molière (2013)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

Two actors. One play. Can the differences between the two egocentric men be put aside for the sake of friendship and theatre?

Director: Philippe Le Guay | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Lambert Wilson, Maya Sansa, Camille Japy

Votes: 2,217 | Gross: $0.06M

29. Ye yan (2006)

Not Rated | 131 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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A loose adaptation of Hamlet, "The Night Banquet" is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies they would like to finish off at a night banquet.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, You Ge, Daniel Wu, Xun Zhou

Votes: 5,894

30. Le voleur d'enfants (1991)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1925 Paris, the Colonel kidnaps unhappy or abandoned boys, providing them and his wife with comfort and joy in his rich mansion. Then things become complicated when he adopts a girl.

Director: Christian de Chalonge | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Ángela Molina, Michel Piccoli, Virginie Ledoyen

Votes: 132

31. Avenue Montaigne (2006)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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64 Metascore

A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, and become acquainted with the "luxurious" world her grandmother has told her about since her childhood.

Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Cécile De France, Valérie Lemercier, Albert Dupontel, Claude Brasseur

Votes: 3,697 | Gross: $2.04M

32. Zabil jsem Einsteina, panove (1970)

95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

7.0
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This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Jirí Sovák, Jana Brejchová, Lubomír Lipský, Iva Janzurová

Votes: 311

33. Va Savoir (Who Knows?) (2001)

PG-13 | 154 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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79 Metascore

Quick-witted, well-read cultured types revolve around each other in a delightful potpourri of theatre, romanticism and theft.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Jeanne Balibar, Sergio Castellitto, Marianne Basler, Hélène de Fougerolles

Votes: 2,098 | Gross: $0.91M

34. Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962 TV Movie)

G | 53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the ... See full summary »

Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano

Votes: 1,951

35. L'amour fou (1969)

252 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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During the rehearsals for the production of the tragedy Andromaque, the leading actress and her director, a couple behind the scenes, can't find a way to leave their personal problems at ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Josée Destoop, Michèle Moretti

Votes: 426

36. Nepravdepodobná romance (2013)

Drama, Romance

5.6
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Luisa and Erika are prototypes of young women who plunge into relationships with the "wrong" men. Luisa (Berenika Kohoutová) wants to become an actress, which upsets her husband Igor to no ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Vojnár | Stars: Berenika Kohoutová, Alzbeta Pazoutová, Ivan Vojnár, Mirenka Cechova

Votes: 16

37. Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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When Clementi Suborin is found murdered, his secretary recounts to the police the story of his rise from Czech refugee to ultra-rich New Yorker. The tale of betrayal, womanising and fraud ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Martin | Stars: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Victor Jory

Votes: 503

38. Esther Kahn (2000)

142 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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46 Metascore

A Jewish girl in 19th century London dreams of becoming a stage actress.

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Summer Phoenix, Ian Holm, Fabrice Desplechin, Akbar Kurtha

Votes: 771

39. Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy

5.9
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44 Metascore

Television director/producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work on ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Michael Pressman, Lisa Chess, Alan Rosenberg, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 189 | Gross: $0.02M

40. Hamlet (II) (2000 TV Movie)

178 min | Drama

6.1
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67 Metascore

The classic Shakespeare tragedy is revisioned in America at the turn of the 20th Century. Campbell Scott (Singles, The Spanish Prisoner) adapted, co-directed and stars in the title role ... See full summary »

Directors: Campbell Scott, Eric Simonson | Stars: Campbell Scott, Blair Brown, Roscoe Lee Browne, LisaGay Hamilton

Votes: 203

41. Broadway's Finest (2012)

88 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Broadway's Finest is a diverting story about three struggling men who impersonate New York City under cover cops and chase down a notorious drug dealer in order to create their own cutting ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Marro | Stars: Adam Storke, John Lavelle, Nick Cornish, Larry Pine

Votes: 143

42. Hmyz (2017)

Animation | Pre-production

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Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Jaromír Dulava, Kamila Magálová

43. Donsajni (2013)

102 min | Comedy

4.8
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An opera troupe in a small town decides to perform Mozart's Don Giovanni. The view behind the scenes uncovers the world of opera without the glitter. A tale of love and disappointment, ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Jan Hartl, Libuse Safránková, Martin Huba, Jirina Jirásková

Votes: 104

44. Zuotian (2001)

R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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61 Metascore

An actor becomes increasingly introverted and psychotic and his entire family attempts to intervene.

Director: Yang Zhang | Stars: Xiuling Chai, Fengsen Jia, Hongshen Jia, Tong Wang

Votes: 642 | Gross: $0.02M

45. Der alte Affe Angst (2003)

92 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Angst is the story of a sensitive stage director, Robert, and his beautiful girlfriend Marie, a doctor in a children's clinic. Their different attitudes toward life lead the two to constant... See full summary »

Director: Oskar Roehler | Stars: André Hennicke, Marie Bäumer, Vadim Glowna, Hilde Van Mieghem

Votes: 424

46. Colma: The Musical (2006)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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In the town of Colma, just south of San Francisco, the dead outnumber the living one thousand to one. Here, one wouldn't expect teenagers to burst out in song, or dance around cemeteries ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wong | Stars: Jake Moreno, H.P. Mendoza, L.A. Renigen, Sigrid Sutter

Votes: 408 | Gross: $0.13M

47. Enchantment (1921)

90 min | Comedy

7.2
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The frothy experiences of a vain little flapper. Her father induces an actor friend to become a gentlemanly cave man and the film becomes another variation of the 'Taming of the Shrew' ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, Edith Shayne, Tom Lewis

Votes: 112

48. E o Tempo Passa (2011)

105 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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Director: Alberto Seixas Santos | Stars: Sofia Aparício, Isabel Ruth, Christian Cloarec, Américo Silva

Votes: 22

49. Jen ho nechte, at se bojí (1978)

89 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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The song "Ribwort and Rosemary" by Ales Brabec (Ludek Sobota), a shy supply teacher of musical school, wins the music festival in Krumlov. The song interpreter Marcela (Helena Vondrácková) ... See full summary »

Director: Ladislav Rychman | Stars: Ludek Sobota, Helena Vondrácková, Petr Nározný, Miloslav Simek

Votes: 91

50. She Wronged Him Right (1934)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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Betty Boop appears on stage with Freddie in an old-fashioned mortgage melodrama.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Star: Bonnie Poe

Votes: 108