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1. Lolita (1962)

TV-14 | 152 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.

Writer: Vladimir Nabokov | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

2. Bernie (2011)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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75 Metascore

In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp.

Writers: Skip Hollandsworth, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman

3. Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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50 Metascore

A woman gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.

Writers: Sarah Kernochan, Zalman King, Patricia Louisianna Knop, Elizabeth McNeill | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies

4. Terms of Endearment (1983)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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79 Metascore

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

5. Play Misty for Me (1971)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.0
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A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.

Writers: Jo Heims, Dean Riesner | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

6. Elegy (I) (2008)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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66 Metascore

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.

Writers: Nicholas Meyer, Philip Roth | Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Penélope Cruz, Patricia Clarkson, Dennis Hopper

7. Loverboy (2005)

R | 84 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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45 Metascore

A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.

Writers: Hannah Shakespeare, Victoria Redel | Director: Kevin Bacon | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Dominic Scott Kay, Campbell Scott, Kevin Bacon

8. 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.

Writers: Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti | Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

9. He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not (2002)

PG-13 | 92 min | Romance, Thriller

7.3
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63 Metascore

A young woman who is in love with a married doctor becomes dangerous when her attempts to persuade him to leave his wife are unsuccessful. However, when things are seen from his point of view, the real situation becomes clear.

Writers: Laetitia Colombani, Caroline Thivel | Director: Laetitia Colombani | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Samuel Le Bihan, Isabelle Carré, Sophie Guillemin

10. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

TV-14 | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.7
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A writer meets a young socialite on board a train. The two fall in love and are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Ben Ames Williams | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

11. In the Realm of the Senses (1976)

X | 109 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they ... See full summary »

Writer: Nagisa Ôshima | Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui

12. Basket Case (1982)

91 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.

Writer: Frank Henenlotter | Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: Kevin Van Hentenryck, Terri Susan Smith, Beverly Bonner, Robert Vogel

13. Teddy Bear (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

7.2
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71 Metascore

The 38-year-old bodybuilder Dennis would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend and lives alone with his mother in a suburb of Copenhagen. When his uncle marries a ... See full summary »

Writers: Mads Matthiesen, Martin Zandvliet | Director: Mads Matthiesen | Stars: Kim Kold, David Winters, Elsebeth Steentoft, Lamaiporn Hougaard

14. Rachel, Rachel (1968)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions ... See full summary »

Writers: Stewart Stern, Margaret Laurence | Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Joanne Woodward, James Olson, Kate Harrington, Estelle Parsons

15. Backfire (1950)

Passed | 91 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.5
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While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, veteran Bob Corey is visited on Christmas Eve by a beautiful stranger with an even stranger message.

Writers: Lawrence B. Marcus, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Gordon MacRae, Edmond O'Brien, Dane Clark

16. Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008)

155 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Two best friends being convinced that they are not in love search for each other's love.

Writer: Abbas Tyrewala | Director: Abbas Tyrewala | Stars: Imran Khan, Genelia D'Souza, Manjari Phadnis, Ayaz Khan

17. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama

7.6
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Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer -- arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. She mistreats Marlene (her secretary, maid, and co-designer). Enter Karin, a 23-year-old beauty who... See full summary »

Writer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake, Eva Mattes

18. The Kreutzer Sonata (2008)

R | 99 min | Drama

5.4
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Based on "The Kreutzer Sonata" by Leo Tolstoy.

Writers: Lisa Enos, Bernard Rose, Leo Tolstoy | Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Danny Huston, Elisabeth Röhm, Matthew Yang King, Julia Sandberg Hansson

19. Maid of Honor (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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A disturbed woman helps her dead sister's husband cope with his loss, but becomes dangerously infatuated with him along the way. When he plans to remarry, she goes to terrifying lengths to prevent the wedding going ahead.

Writers: Ken Sanders, George Saunders | Director: Douglas Jackson | Stars: Linda Purl, Linden Ashby, Shannon Sturges, Bruce Dinsmore

20. Creature of Darkness (2009)

R | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.7
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The monster of a man's recurring nightmare turns out to be real when he and his friends go on a weekend trip to a remote area.

Writer: Mark Stouffer | Director: Mark Stouffer | Stars: Devon Sawa, Sanoe Lake, Matthew Lawrence, Siena Goines

21. El (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

7.7
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Francisco is rich, rather strict on principles, and still a bachelor. After meeting Gloria by accident, he is suddenly intent on her becoming his wife and courts her until she agrees to ... See full summary »

Writers: Luis Buñuel, Luis Alcoriza, Mercedes Pinto | Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Delia Garcés, Aurora Walker, Carlos Martínez Baena

22. The Chase (1946)

Approved | 86 min | Film-Noir

6.7
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Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Arthur Ripley | Stars: Robert Cummings, Michèle Morgan, Steve Cochran, Lloyd Corrigan

23. Late August, Early September (1998)

112 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in ... See full summary »

Writer: Olivier Assayas | Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Virginie Ledoyen, François Cluzet, Jeanne Balibar

24. The Naked Street (1955)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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A mobster (Quinn) springs a condemmed murderer (Grainger) because he got his sister (Bancroft) pregnant.

Writers: Leo Katcher, Maxwell Shane | Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Farley Granger, Anthony Quinn, Anne Bancroft, Peter Graves

25. Ernesto (1979)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Triest in the year 1911. Ernesto is the priviliged, seventeen year old son of a jewish mother and a non-jewish father, who has deserted his family. He is raised by his uncle Giovanni and ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Alberti, Amedeo Pagani, Umberto Saba, Salvatore Samperi | Director: Salvatore Samperi | Stars: Virna Lisi, Concha Velasco, Michele Placido, Turi Ferro

26. Zelly and Me (1988)

PG | 87 min | Drama

6.0
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A young orphan who lives with her grandmother in a large Virginian home infatuates herself with the voices of Joan d'Arc. Her nanny seeks out the help of a rich suitor (David Lynch's first ... See full summary »

Writer: Tina Rathborne | Director: Tina Rathborne | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Alexandra Johnes, Glynis Johns, Kaiulani Lee

27. Forgive and Forget (2000 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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David O'Neil, a plasterer and mature student Theo have been best mates for fourteen years and are practically inseparable. However, their friendship has become strained as Theo is about to ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Burt | Director: Aisling Walsh | Stars: John Simm, Steve John Shepherd, Laura Fraser, Maurice Roëves

28. Rage in Heaven (1941)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Old friends Ward and Phillip both become smitten with Phillip's mother's attractive young secretary Stella. But Stella marries Phillip and stands by him as his behavior becomes more and ... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher Isherwood, Robert Thoeren, James Hilton | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Robert B. Sinclair, Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Lucile Watson

29. Edvard Munch (1974 TV Movie)

210 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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Following a rough chronology from 1884 to 1894, when Norwegian artist Edvard Munch began expressionism and established himself as northern Europe's most maligned and controversial artist, ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Watkins | Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Geir Westby, Gro Fraas, Kerstii Allum, Eric Allum

30. Ratas (2012)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

5.6
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Nico and Nani hate each other at first sight. The guilty one has a name, Paul. There are many things that separate Nani and Nico but a giant kitchen knife will make them realize that they ... See full summary »

Writer: Jota Linares | Director: Jota Linares | Stars: Juan Caballero, Macarena Gómez, David Tortosa

31. Her Perfect Spouse (2004 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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A woman discovers her new husband wants to keep her all to himself.

Writers: Ken Sanders, George Saunders | Director: Douglas Jackson | Stars: Tracy Nelson, Michael Riley, Andrea Roth, Thomas Calabro

32. Gran bollito (1977)

115 min | Drama, Thriller, Horror

6.6
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Writers: Sergio Amidei, Nicola Badalucco, Angelo Dellagiacoma, Mario Monicelli, Alberto Piferi, Luciano Vincenzoni | Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Shelley Winters, Max von Sydow, Renato Pozzetto, Alberto Lionello

33. The Climax (1944)

Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Musical, Thriller

5.3
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A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress.

Writers: Edward Locke, Curt Siodmak, Lynn Starling, George Waggner | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey, Gale Sondergaard

34. My Hustler (1965)

79 min | Drama

6.6
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Filmed on Fire Island, this two reel, 70 minute Warhol film covers the activities of the "Dial A Hustler" service, as an older man seeks a young hustler for a companion.

Directors: Andy Warhol, Chuck Wein | Stars: Paul America, Joseph Campbell, Genevieve Charbon, Dorothy Dean

35. Honey, My Love, So Sweet (1999)

Romance

7.6
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Director: Boots Plata | Stars: Antoinette Taus, Sunshine Dizon, Kim de los Santos, Dino Guevarra

36. Mother (1995 Video)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

4.8
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Weisser is a young college bound man whose future is threatened when his mother interferes with his love life and a pending scholarship. He also discovers that his mother's best friend wishes to get closer to him, even if it means murder.

Writer: Michael Angelella | Director: Frank LaLoggia | Stars: Diane Ladd, Olympia Dukakis, Morgan Weisser, Ele Keats

37. Second Honeymoon (1937)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Newly remarried woman finds her businessman husband boring and runs into her wealthy playboy first husband.

Writers: Kathryn Scola, Darrell Ware, Philip Wylie | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Stuart Erwin, Claire Trevor

38. Beware of My Love (1998)

110 min | Drama

6.0
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Muriel, a writer nearing 50 whose older lover won't live with her in Paris, meets a man on a train - Samuel, an Arab. He's attracted to her and pursues her, dropping in, asserting himself. ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeanne Labrune | Director: Jeanne Labrune | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Daniel Duval, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Peter Bonke

39. Innathe Chinthavishayam (2008)

Drama, Romance

4.8
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Writer: Sathyan Anthikad | Director: Sathyan Anthikad | Stars: Mohanlal, Resmi Boban, Innocent, Meera Jasmine

40. Housebroken (2013)

15 min | Short, Comedy

7.3
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A hopeless romantic learns a thing or two about relationships when he gets too close to a long-term couple.

Writer: Wade Gasque | Director: Wade Gasque | Stars: Mark Strano, Carrie Keranen, Justin Schollard, Felix Cordova

41. Niekochana (1966)

79 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Writers: Janusz Nasfeter, Adolf Rudnicki | Director: Janusz Nasfeter | Stars: Elzbieta Czyzewska, Janusz Guttner, Wlodzimierz Borunski, Adolf Chronicki

42. Dahil sa isang bulaklak (1967)

Drama, Romance

7.8
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Writers: Jose Nepomuceno, Luis Nepomuceno | Director: Luis Nepomuceno | Stars: Charito Solis, Ric Rodrigo, Paraluman, Rod Navarro

43. L'uomo che fischia (2013)

Short, Horror, Thriller

7.4
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Rosa and Franco have been living together for a couple of months. She is an actress and she is five years older than Franco, but her personality is weak and Rosa is dependent from Franco's ... See full summary »

Writer: Simone Tringali | Directors: Marco Miscione, Simone Tringali | Stars: Paola Crova, Donato Cannillo, Mauro Corso, Alina La Costa

44. Highlander (1992–1998)
Episode: Chivalry (1995)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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Immortal Kristin is killing mortals, which Duncan hates but he cannot make himself take her head because they were once lovers.

Writers: Gregory Widen, Michael O'Mahony, Sacha Reins | Director: Paolo Barzman | Stars: Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes, Peter Wingfield

45. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )
Episode: Dorothy Stratten (2000)

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.4
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Stars: Dorothy Stratten, Louise Stratten, Paul Snider, Hugh M. Hefner

46. The Kids in the Hall (1988–1994)
Episode: Episode #1.10 (1990)

Comedy

8.6
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Hoopla, McGuillicutty and Green, Wake Up!, MacIntyre Name, One Step at a Time, Nobody Likes Us, McGuillicuty and Kurosawa, Three for the Moon

Writers: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, Scott Thompson | Directors: Jack Budgell, Robert Boyd | Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

47. Penance (2012– )
Episode: French Doll (2012)

Mystery

6.7
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Tragedy strikes as schoolgirl Emili is abducted and murdered by a stranger. Four friends - Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuka - are present at the scene of the crime, but none of them can remember ... See full summary »

Writers: Kanae Minato, Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Masaaki Akahori, Yû Aoi, Asumi Kikuchi, Hazuki Kimura

48. Ipaglaban mo (2014– )
Episode: Hindi ko sinasadya, yaya (2014)

Drama

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Writer: Arlene Tamayo | Director: Manny Palo | Stars: Jose Sison, Jopet Sison, Precious Lara Quigaman, James Blanco

49. My Cat from Hell (2011– )
Episode: My Cat Is a Bully (2012)

Reality-TV

8.5
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Melissa fears daughter Mariah's aggressive cat, Miley, will kill her two chihuahuas. Gracie attacks Kristen and Lei daily as well as any of their friends that still dare set foot in their home.

Star: Jackson Galaxy

50. Batman Beyond (1999–2001)
Episode: Terry's Friend Dates a Robot (2000)

Not Rated | 22 min | Adventure, Animation, Action

7.8
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A status-seeking nerd illegally buys a robot girlfriend, only to have it become dangerously jealous.

Writers: Hilary Bader, Stan Berkowitz, Alan Burnett, Paul Dini, Rich Fogel, John P. McCann | Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Max Brooks, Shiri Appleby