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1. Fight Club (1999)

R | 139 min | Drama

8.9
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66 Metascore

An insomniac office worker looking for a way to change his life crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker and they form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more...

Writers: Chuck Palahniuk, Jim Uhls | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf

2. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.3
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69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Writer: Quentin Tarantino | Directors: Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

3. Last Action Hero (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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44 Metascore

With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.

Writers: Zak Penn, Adam Leff, Shane Black, David Arnott | Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance

4. Bulletproof Monk (2003)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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40 Metascore

Based on the very underground comic book, a Tibetan monk becomes a mentor to a young street kid whom he can teach to protect a scroll.

Writers: Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Paul Hunter | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Seann William Scott, Jaime King, Karel Roden

5. Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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50 Metascore

The population of Detroit has almost completely disappeared, but a few remain. As daylight disappears they realize that the Dark is coming for them.

Writer: Anthony Jaswinski | Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Thandie Newton, John Leguizamo, Jacob Latimore

6. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A bored suburban housewife, seeking adventure to her life, accidentally gets hit on the head, wakes up with amnesia, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.

Writer: Leora Barish | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum

7. Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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46 Metascore

Five different criminals face imminent death after botching a job quite badly.

Writer: Scott Rosenberg | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Andy Garcia, Christopher Walken, Christopher Lloyd, William Forsythe

8. Chillerama (2011)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Horror

5.7
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It's the closing night at the last drive-in theater in America and Cecil B. Kaufman has planned the ultimate marathon of lost film prints to unleash upon his faithful cinephile patrons. ... See full summary »

Writers: Adam Rifkin, Tim Sullivan, Adam Green, Joe Lynch | Directors: Adam Green, Joe Lynch, Bear McCreary, Adam Rifkin, Tim Sullivan | Stars: Adam Rifkin, Sarah Mutch, Ray Wise, Lin Shaye

9. Silent Movie (1976)

PG | 87 min | Comedy

6.7
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A film director and his strange friends struggle to produce the first major silent feature film in forty years.

Writers: Mel Brooks, Ron Clark, Rudy De Luca, Barry Levinson | Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar

10. Love Me (I) (2012)

PG-13 | Thriller

5.2
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Sixteen-year-old Melissa Kennedy's been missing for almost 3 months now and the Town of Ridgedale is coming unhinged. The projectionist at the old revival movie house, Sylvia Potter (16) ... See full summary »

Writer: Kat Candler | Director: Rick Bota | Stars: Lindsey Shaw, Jamie Johnston, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Kaitlyn Leeb

11. Targets (1968)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

7.5
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Elderly horror-film star who, while making a personal appearance at a drive-in theater, confronts a psychotic Vietnam veteran who's turned into a mass-murdering sniper.

Writers: Peter Bogdanovich, Polly Platt | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Boris Karloff, Tim O'Kelly, Arthur Peterson, Monte Landis

12. Sherlock Jr. (1924)

Unrated | 45 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

Writers: Jean C. Havez, Joseph A. Mitchell, Clyde Bruckman | Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

13. Clash by Night (1952)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry's friend Earl.

Writers: Alfred Hayes, Clifford Odets | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas, Marilyn Monroe

14. Fortress of War (2010)

138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.

Writers: Aleksey Dudarev, Vladimir Eryomin, Ekaterina Tirdatova, Igor Ugolnikov, Konstantin Vorobyov | Director: Aleksandr Kott | Stars: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov

15. The Good Life (2007)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A young man (Webber) is encouraged by a new friend (Deschanel) to cope with living in a town where he doesn't necessarily fit in.

Writer: Stephen Berra | Director: Stephen Berra | Stars: Mark Webber, Zooey Deschanel, Harry Dean Stanton, Bill Paxton

16. The Inner Circle (1991)

PG-13 | 137 min | Drama

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The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Anatoli Usov | Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Tom Hulce, Lolita Davidovich, Bob Hoskins, Aleksandr Zbruev

17. Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy (1994)

93 min | Comedy

7.8
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A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.

Writers: Alain Chabat, Dominique Farrugia, Chantal Lauby | Director: Alain Berbérian | Stars: Chantal Lauby, Alain Chabat, Dominique Farrugia, Gérard Darmon

18. Hellzapoppin' (1941)

84 min | Comedy

7.5
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Ole and Chick are making a movie, but the director is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them an absurd story. They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting ... See full summary »

Writers: Nat Perrin, Warren Wilson | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Martha Raye, Hugh Herbert

19. The Barefoot Executive (1971)

G | 96 min | Family, Comedy

5.9
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A young man who works in the mailroom at a TV network wants to move up the corporate ladder but finds himself stymied by his selfish boss. By chance he discovers that his neighbor's ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph L. McEveety, Lila Garrett, Bernie Kahn, Stewart C. Billett | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Harry Morgan, Wally Cox

20. Deep Jaws (1976)

89 min | Comedy

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A bankrupt studio schemes the government to finance a sexploitation mermaids film. Casting couches thus join the already exploitive studio. Meanwhile, the Secretary of State arranges an affair with the studio head's buxom wife Henrietta.

Writers: Walt Davis, Charles Teitel, Manuel Conde | Director: Perry Dell | Stars: Sandy Carey, Byron Clark, Michael Darrin, Roxanne Brewer

21. Apartment Zero (1988)

R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

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Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Donovan, David Koepp | Director: Martin Donovan | Stars: Hart Bochner, Colin Firth, Dora Bryan, Liz Smith

22. Cinemania (2002)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

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67 Metascore

This documentary about the culture of intense cinephilia in New York City reveals the impassioned world of five obsessed movie buffs. The filmmakers expose this delightfully deranged cult ... See full summary »

Directors: Angela Christlieb, Stephen Kijak | Stars: Jack Angstreich, Eric Chadbourne, Bill Heidbreder, Roberta Hill

23. Service (2008)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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76 Metascore

A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations are all part of their ... See full summary »

Writers: Armando Lao, Boots Agbayani Pastor | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Gina Pareño, Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Kristoffer King

24. Bye Bye Brasil (1980)

R | 110 min | Drama

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The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion ... See full summary »

Writers: Carlos Diegues, Leopoldo Serran | Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: José Wilker, Betty Faria, Fábio Júnior, Zaira Zambelli

25. Joni's Promise (2005)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.5
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A film delivery man promises a beautiful young woman to deliver a film reel on time to a movie theater. But the the whole city seems to conspire against him.

Writer: Joko Anwar | Director: Joko Anwar | Stars: Nicholas Saputra, Mariana Renata, Rachel Maryam Sayidina, Surya Saputra

26. Perhaps Love (2005)

108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.

Writers: Oi Wah Lam, Raymond To | Director: Peter Chan | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Xun Zhou, Jacky Cheung, Jin-hee Ji

27. Popcorn (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

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Too insecure to approach the girl of his dreams, Danny takes a job at the local multiplex where she works.

Writer: Darren Paul Fisher | Director: Darren Paul Fisher | Stars: Jack Ryder, Jodi Albert, Andrew Lee Potts, Kate Maberly

28. Electric Shadows (2004)

93 min | Drama

7.6
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70 Metascore

For no apparent reason, a mute young woman assaults a youth who delivers water on his bicycle, injuring him and ruining his bike. Surprisingly, she asks him to feed her fish while she is in... See full summary »

Writers: Qingsong Cheng, Jiang Xiao | Director: Jiang Xiao | Stars: Yu Xia, Haibin Li, Yijing Zhang, Zhongyang Qi

29. Splendor (1989)

110 min | Drama

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Splendor is the name of an old movie theater managed by Jordan (Mastroianni), who inherited it from his father. The theater is in decay and only generates debts and trouble, but Jordan gets... See full summary »

Writer: Ettore Scola | Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Massimo Troisi, Marina Vlady, Paolo Panelli

30. The Projectionist (1971)

GP | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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A projectionist bored with his everyday life begins fantasizing about his being one of the superheroes he sees in the movies he shows.

Writer: Harry Hurwitz | Director: Harry Hurwitz | Stars: Chuck McCann, Ina Balin, Rodney Dangerfield, Jára Kohout

31. Coming Soon (2008)

95 min | Horror, Thriller

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What kind of scenes in a horror film scares you the most? When a ghost appears totally unexpectedly? When the main character does not see the ghost sneaking up behind him? When at the very ... See full summary »

Writers: Sopon Sukdapisit, Chanajai Tonsaithong, Kongkiat Khomsiri | Director: Sopon Sukdapisit | Stars: Vorakarn Rojjanavatchra, Chantavit Dhanasevi, Sarinrat Thomas, Thanatorn Oudsahakul

32. How to Make a Monster (1958)

Unrated | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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When master monster make-up man Pete is sacked by the new bosses of American International studios he uses his creations to exact revenge.

Writers: Aben Kandel, Herman Cohen | Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Robert H. Harris, Paul Brinegar, Gary Conway, Gary Clarke

33. Reel Paradise (2005)

R | 110 min | Documentary

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63 Metascore

Former indie film "guru" John Pierson takes his family to Fiji for one year to run the world's most remote movie theater.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Georgia Pierson, Janet Pierson, John Pierson, Wyatt Pierson

34. Kings of the Road (1976)

175 min | Drama

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A traveling projection-equipment mechanic works in Western Germany along the East-German border, visiting worn-out film-theatres. He meets up with a depressed young man whose marriage has just broken up, and the two decide to travel together.

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Hanns Zischler, Lisa Kreuzer, Rudolf Schündler

35. Ginger Meggs (1982)

100 min | Comedy, History

7.3
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The escapades of Ginger Meggs, local larrikin. He's trying to win the heart of Minnie Peters, but the pressures of school, his rival Eddie Coogan and bully Tiger Kelly make life tough for him. Besides, there's fishing to be done.

Creator: Jim Bancks | Director: Jonathan Dawson | Stars: Garry McDonald, Ross Higgins, Gwen Plumb, Harold Hopkins

36. Evil Dead Trap 2 (1992)

97 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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A female projectionist is apparently a serial killer.

Writers: Izô Hashimoto, Chiaki Konaka | Director: Izô Hashimoto | Stars: Shôko Nakajima, Rie Kondoh, Shirô Sano, Shino Ikenami

37. Dead at the Box Office (2005)

Horror, Thriller

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After finding a mysterious film reel hidden in their ceiling, the well-meaning staff of a struggling movie theater assume that the film is an old B-movie preview trailer and play it before ... See full summary »

Writers: Casey Kirkpatrick, Ryan A. Markle, Riley Vickrey | Director: Shawn Stutler | Stars: Michael Allen Williams, Isaiah Robinson, Jennifer Popagain, Chris FitzPatrick

38. The Magic Box (2002)

88 min | Drama

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Writer: Ridha Behi | Director: Ridha Behi | Stars: Marianne Basler, Abdellatif Kechiche, Hichem Rostom, Lotfi Bouchnak

39. Midnight Movie Massacre (1988)

85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.8
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A Martian begins to attack the patrons and staff of a movie theater during the 1950's as a low budget science fiction film plays on the screen.

Writers: Roger Branit, John Chadwell, David Houston, Laurence Jacobs, Mike Moser, Mark Stock, Wade Williams | Directors: Laurence Jacobs, Mark Stock | Stars: Robert Clarke, Ann Robinson, David Staffer, Tom Hutsler

40. Watch the Birdie (1950)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.1
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A cameraman helps a heiress to get rid off her finacial adviser, who wants to get her money.

Writers: Marshall Neilan Jr., Ivan Tors, Devery Freeman, Harry Ruskin | Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl, Ann Miller, Leon Ames

41. Ucieczka z kina 'Wolnosc' (1990)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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The film is set just before Poland's communist regime came to an end, and the central character is a provincial censor (Janusz Gajos), a tired, sloppy, lonely man, whose wife has long since... See full summary »

Writer: Wojciech Marczewski | Director: Wojciech Marczewski | Stars: Michal Bajor, Artur Barcis, Aleksander Bednarz, Zygmunt Bielawski

42. The Blind Owl (1987)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Writers: Sadegh Hedayat, Benoît Peeters, Raoul Ruiz, Tirso de Molina | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean-François Lapalus, Jessica Forde, Jean-Bernard Guillard, Jean-Marie Boëglin

43. Dead Girls Don't Tango (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Thriller

7.6
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Police inspector must stop a serial killer who dances tango with his victims before strangling them.

Writer: Philip Yordan | Director: John Carr | Stars: Kevin Lloyd, Christine Burke, Karen Black, Robyn Hussa

44. Deconstruyendo 'Déjame entrar' (2009 Video)

33 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: J.A. Bayona, Ricardo Almazán, Pau Brunet, Carlos Boyero

45. S.R.O. (2010)

71 min | Drama

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Director: Cleo Paglinawan | Stars: Ana Capri, Paolo Rivero, Kristoffer King, Charles Delgado

46. The Last Projectionist (2011)

82 min | Documentary, History, News

7.6
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When the UK's oldest working cinema opened in 1909, it took five years to train a projectionist - a century later, it takes less than an hour. The Last Projectionist charts the amazing ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lawes | Stars: John Brockington, Les Castree, Paul Curtin, Phil Fawke

47. Luke's Movie Muddle (1916)

Comedy, Short

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Lonesome Luke has a movie theater and also works the box office and as an usher. He has to put up with, among other things, an incompetent projectionist who falls asleep all the time. Complications ensue.

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, 'Snub' Pollard, Charles Stevenson

48. Snafu (1945)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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A 14-year-old boy lies about his age and enlists in the United State Marine Corps without his family's consent or knowledge. He is sent into battle, in the Pacific war-zone, and decorated, ... See full summary »

Writers: Louis Solomon, Harold Buchman | Director: Jack Moss | Stars: Robert Benchley, Barbara Jo Allen, Conrad Janis, Nanette Parks

49. Two for Cassiopeia, a Love Story (2000)

29 min | Short

6.4
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Leif is in his fifties. He is a film enthusiast with a partiality for old Danish film classics. Now he works as a film projectionist and runs the cinema in a small provincial town, where ... See full summary »

Writers: Lars Christiansen, Flemming Jarlskov | Director: Lars Christiansen | Stars: Claus Bue, Solbjørg Højfeldt, Peter Belli, Annette Katzmann

50. Pop Kowboy (2012 Video)

Unrated | Comedy

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Writer: Gabrielle Sebastian | Director: Gabrielle Sebastian | Stars: Shawn Driscoll, Craig Olsen, Ronnie Marmo, Ron Hunter