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1. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World.
Votes: 107,368 | Gross: $31.17M
2. Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
The misfit Police Academy (1984) graduates now are assigned to train a group of civilian volunteers to fight crime once again plaguing the streets.
Votes: 31,574 | Gross: $28.06M
3. The Raven (I) (2012)
R | 110 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.
Votes: 72,996 | Gross: $16.01M
4. The Falling (2014)
102 min | Drama, Mystery
It's 1969 at a strict English girls' school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved.
5. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Votes: 65,582 | Gross: $2.87M
6. Sarabhai vs Sarabhai (2004–2006)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
The show revolves around the lives of the members of an Uber Wealthy - High Society Gujarati family of Cuffe Parade - South Bombay, whose daughter-in-law is from a middle class Delhi background.
7. Running with Scissors (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.
Votes: 20,026 | Gross: $6.75M
8. The Last Keepers (2013)
PG-13 | 85 min | Family, Fantasy
When the teenage daughter of a reclusive family of artists falls in love with an unusual boy at school, she awakens mysterious powers and discovers ancient family secrets that will change her life forever.
9. Elegy (I) (2008)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Votes: 19,463 | Gross: $3.58M
10. Howl (2010)
R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.
Votes: 10,739 | Gross: $0.62M
11. The Divorce (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
French vs. American social customs and behaviors are observed in a story about an American visiting her Frenchman-wed sister in Paris.
Votes: 9,707 | Gross: $9.07M
12. Reaching for the Moon (2013)
118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A chronicle of the tragic love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares.
Votes: 1,891 | Gross: $0.04M
13. Losers' Club (2011)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
Kaan and Mete, co-hosts of a mid 1990s radio show called Kaybedenler Kulübü (Losers' Club), struggle to deal with their daily lives after their show becomes an instant hit. Kaan meets ... See full summary »
15. Dear Wendy (2004)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.
Votes: 9,017 | Gross: $0.02M
17. There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)
R | 126 min | Western
A charming but totally ruthless criminal is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot.
18. A Fine Madness (1966)
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist... and his beautiful wife.
20. Elling (2001)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and... See full summary »
Votes: 12,267 | Gross: $0.31M
21. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)
R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.
Votes: 2,836 | Gross: $0.30M
23. Perfect Romance (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Romance, Comedy
The mother of a young divorcee places an ad on her daughter's behalf on a lonely hearts internet website but the person who responds fits her own ideal of a suitable partner. The daughter is still hung up on her musician ex-husband.
24. Poetry (2010)
Unrated | 139 min | Drama
A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class.
Votes: 6,876 | Gross: $0.36M
25. Joe Gould's Secret (2000)
R | 104 min | Drama
Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,373 | Gross: $0.64M
27. Rome & Juliet (2006)
ROME AND JULIET follows the romantic journey and soul mating of two women caught in a web of forbidden love. Juliet (a conservative pre-school teacher) is a bride to be who befriends and ... See full summary »
29. Reuben, Reuben (1983)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A drunken Scottish poet, who has not written a word in years, feels compelled to regain control of his life and work after meeting a beautiful young woman.
33. Delivered (1999)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
College droupout Will Sherman works as a pizza delivery boy. One night he delivers a pizza at the house where the guy who ordered pizza was just killed. The murderer, Reed, soon realizes ... See full summary »
34. My Tehran for Sale (2009)
96 min | Drama
Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself ... See full summary »
36. Death Will Have Your Eyes (1974)
93 min | Drama, Thriller
Louisa is a young and attractive woman who wants to make a living for herself in Rome, but soon falls prey to some very shady characters that force her into prostitution.
37. My Bestfriend's Girlfriend (2008)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After an awkward yet memorable encounter at a stag party, Evo (Richard Gutierrez) and Grace (Marian Rivera) thought they would never see each other again. Little did they know that Grace is... See full summary »
40. Bukowski at Bellevue (1995)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography
In the Spring of 1970 CHARLES BUKOWSKI, then little known, packed his overnight bag, locked the door of his tumbledown East Hollywood apartment behind him, and took his first plane ride to ... See full summary »
Star: Charles Bukowski
41. Gen Silent (2011)
70 min | Documentary, Biography, History
LGBT people who fought the earliest battles for equality now face so much fear about discrimination, or worse, in health care/long-term care that they hide their past lives, are afraid to ... See full summary »
Director: Stu Maddux
46. È arrivato mio fratello (1985)
89 min | Comedy
Ovidio Ceciotti is a teacher, he is plump and he is not a man of character. He is treated badly by his school-master, by his students, by Lidia, his girl and even by his dog. One day his ... See full summary »
49. Born Into Sh*t (2006)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Son Tomás Vohnout is a 13-year-old kid who's got a girlfriend named Madonna. While on a date together, he spots his father through the plate-glass windows of a café sitting with a gay man. ... See full summary »