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1. Fanny and Alexander (1982)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.1
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100 Metascore

Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt

Votes: 43,475

2. Pinocchio (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Don Brodie

Votes: 90,722 | Gross: $84.30M

3. Jabberwocky (1977)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.2
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61 Metascore

A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier, Warren Mitchell

Votes: 10,118

4. Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)

G | 132 min | Comedy, War

8.0
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A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew (Terry Thomas as a flight captain) land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians (Louis De Funès in the role ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Claudio Brook, Andréa Parisy

Votes: 11,124

5. Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991 Video)

R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A puppeteer's ability to bring inanimate objects to life attracts the attention of the Nazis during World War II.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Richard Lynch, Ian Abercrombie, Kristopher Logan

Votes: 2,762

6. Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)

272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.5
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82 Metascore

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 2,477 | Gross: $0.11M

7. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)

PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 749

8. Lesson Faust (1994)

97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Petr Cepek, Jan Kraus, Vladimír Kudla, Antonin Zacpal

Votes: 2,778

9. Kolya (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková, Ondrej Vetchý

Votes: 12,298 | Gross: $5.73M

10. Jacquot de Nantes (1991)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Philippe Maron, Edouard Joubeaud, Laurent Monnier, Brigitte De Villepoix

Votes: 661 | Gross: $0.15M

11. The Forbidden Street (1949)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, History

6.4
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A rich woman in Victorian England marries a poor artist from the wrong side of the track, and finds herself the victim of a blackmailing plot.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Dana Andrews, Maureen O'Hara, Sybil Thorndike, Fay Compton

Votes: 304

12. Mysteries of Lisbon (2011 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.2
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Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Stars: Adriano Luz, Ricardo Pereira, Maria João Bastos, João Arrais

Votes: 179

13. Love Is Only a Word (1971)

111 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Verena Angenford, the beautiful and sensible wife of a powerful banker falls in love with the 21 year old school-boy Oliver Mansfeld. They start a love affair, believing that Verna's ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Judy Winter, Herbert Fleischmann, Malte Thorsten, Donata Höffer

Votes: 60

14. Pinocchio (2012)

75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He will call him Pinocchio. Imagine his ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo D'Alò | Stars: Gabriele Caprio, Mino Caprio, Maricla Affatato, Maurizio Micheli

Votes: 169

15. Drifting Flowers (2008)

97 min | Drama

6.6
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Teddy Award-winning Director Zero Chou (Spider Lilies) weaves three poetic tales as the lesbians in Drifting Flowers seek their true identify. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, ... See full summary »

Director: Zero Chou | Stars: Yi-lan Chao, Yi-Feng Chiu, Serena Fang, Alice Tsai-yi Huang

Votes: 275

16. Disney's Animated Storybook: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996 Video Game)

Animation, Adventure, Drama

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Interactive storybook based on Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996). Follow the story from the movie and play couple of mini-games in the process.

Directors: Greg Tiernan, David Molina, Terry Shakespeare | Stars: Jason Alexander, Jordan Ashley, Jeff Bennett, Mary Kay Bergman

17. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (1975)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Music

6.0
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Three attendees at a puppet theater don various roles in order to sing a variety of songs by Jacques Brel, all while hippies and other eccentrics cavort about them.

Director: Denis Héroux | Stars: Elly Stone, Mort Shuman, Joe Masiell, Jacques Brel

Votes: 192

18. Hans Röckle und der Teufel (1974)

75 min | Family, Fantasy

6.4
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Director: Hans Kratzert | Stars: Rolf Hoppe, Peter Aust, Simone von Zglinicki, Matthias Günther

Votes: 47

19. Aktorzy prowincjonalni (1979)

121 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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The film is set in a small town near Warsaw, to which a young and coming director comes to produce a classic play (Wyspianski "Wyzwolenie") with a modern vein. Everyone in the production ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Halina Labonarska, Tadeusz Huk, Iwona Biernacka, Ewa Dalkowska

Votes: 147

20. Anima (1998)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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A reporter doing a story on taxidermy discovers an odd older couple that he becomes convinced are ex-Nazi's. The chief item leading to this belief is an odd puppet theater the couple ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Richardson | Stars: George Bartenieff, Jacqueline Bertrand, Bray Poor, Geoffrey Cantor

Votes: 67

21. The Marsh (2002)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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Two social outcasts in 19th century Eastern Europe, Alexandre and Ulysse, become friends and settle down to live alone on the edge of a marsh that is reputedly haunted by demons, monsters ... See full summary »

Director: Kim Nguyen | Stars: Gregory Hlady, Paul Ahmarani, Gabriel Gascon, Jennifer Morehouse

Votes: 186

22. The Puppeteers (2007)

62 min | Documentary

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One of the most famous Italian families of the puppet theater. The Puppeteers combines passionate interviews with the Ferrari family, Bernardo Bertolucci and Dario Fo with archival ... See full summary »

Directors: Lura Calder, Maurizio Rigamonti | Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Ernest Borgnine, Dario Fo

23. Faust (2008)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Short

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A depressed FAUST makes a deal with Mephisto, the devil's servant, to obtain more power and glory, including the power to seduce a maiden. Faust grows powerful, but the consequences of his act has deadly, unintended ramifications.

Director: Hoku Uchiyama | Stars: Steven Ritz-Barr, Eugene Seregin

24. Cabaret (1981)

20 min | Animation, Short

7.7
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Director: Ideya Garanina

Votes: 34

25. From Puppets to Purim: The Story of Moshe Khusid (2011)

100 min | Documentary

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There are people in this world who have a revolutionary spirit no matter what they do. Their field of excellence is irrelevant; their personality and generosity touch and transform many ... See full summary »

Director: Elena Tchoujtchenko

26. À la cour du Roy (1961 TV Short)

13 min | Short, Family

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Director: Jean-Claude Bergeret | Stars: Bernard Blomyser, Dominique Blomyser, Didier Dumont, Patricia Saint-Georges

27. Amor ampuu ohi (1990)

47 min | Drama

5.4
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Director: Marjo Valve | Stars: Sanna-Kaisa Palo, Kaija Pakarinen, Pertti Sveholm, Jarmo Mäkinen

Votes: 10

28. Moving Objects (1991)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Leonard Retel Helmrich

29. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)
Episode: Chuffy (or, Jeeves in the Country) (1991)

TV-PG | 51 min | Comedy

8.7
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Jeeves gives notice when Bertie plans to continue his less-than-inspired horn playing during a country vacation. Chuffy rents Bertie a country cottage and hires Jeeves as his new ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Matthew Solon, Sharon Holm

Votes: 126

30. Storage Hunters (2011– )
Episode: Lock and Load (2013)

22 min | Reality-TV

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T-Money wins a mysterious bin with a massive, chained up steel door.

Director: Matthew Hobin | Stars: Cam Rowe, Brandon Bernier, Lori Bernier, Sean Kelly

31. Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969–1970)
Episode: The Backstage Rage (1969)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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Scooby and Shaggy find a violin case filled with counterfeit money. The gang's search for clues to this mystery leads them to a puppet theater--and a sinister puppet master.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Nicole Jaffe, Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Vic Perrin

Votes: 133