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1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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58 Metascore

A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

Votes: 683,835 | Gross: $303.00M

2. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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62 Metascore

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Liam Aiken

Votes: 173,375 | Gross: $118.63M

3. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

R | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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65 Metascore

Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon

Votes: 287,398 | Gross: $101.07M

4. Nosferatu (1922)

Unrated | 81 min | Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Max Schreck, Greta Schröder, Ruth Landshoff, Gustav von Wangenheim

Votes: 74,295

5. Quills (2000)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine

Votes: 46,938 | Gross: $7.06M

6. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 36,255 | Gross: $4.46M

7. Ironclad (2011)

R | 121 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.2
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42 Metascore

In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John.

Director: Jonathan English | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Jason Flemyng, Brian Cox, James Purefoy

Votes: 36,329

8. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

8.0
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97 Metascore

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains

Votes: 41,124 | Gross: $3.98M

9. The Secret of Kells (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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81 Metascore

A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

Directors: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey | Stars: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Christen Mooney

Votes: 25,637 | Gross: $0.69M

10. A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Joel Grey, Ian McNeice

Votes: 6,560

11. Scrooge (1970)

G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More

Votes: 7,149

12. Duck Soup (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical, War

8.0
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Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 49,482

13. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 29,818

14. Pride and Prejudice (1980– )

265 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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While the arrival of wealthy gentleman sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.

Stars: Elizabeth Garvie, David Rintoul, Moray Watson, Priscilla Morgan

Votes: 1,820

15. Dark Command (1940)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.9
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In Kansas, during the Civil War opposing pro-Union and pro-Confederate camps clash and visiting Texan Bob Seton runs afoul of William Cantrell's Raiders.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon, Roy Rogers

Votes: 1,818

16. The Better Angels (2014)

PG | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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53 Metascore

The story of Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two women who guided him to immortality.

Director: A.J. Edwards | Stars: Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling, Wes Bentley

Votes: 1,104

17. Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Drama, History

4.3
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The year is 1755, and the English colonies are being ravaged by the atrocities of war. Opposing European powers have clashed over the fertile Ohio valley, and entire families are devastated... See full summary »

Directors: Ray Bengston, George D. Escobar | Stars: Kelly Greyson, Natalie Racoosin, Clay Walker, Jenn Gotzon Chandler

Votes: 565 | Gross: $0.67M

18. Wake of the Red Witch (1948)

Approved | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.7
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During the 1860s in the South Pacific, Capt. Ralls, skipper of the Red Witch, has a series of adventures involving sunken gold bullion, pearls, natives, an unscrupulous ship owner and a giant octopus.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Adele Mara

Votes: 1,996

19. 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: 1,997

20. The Deluge (1974)

315 min | Adventure, History, Romance

7.8
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During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz.

Director: Jerzy Hoffman | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Malgorzata Braunek, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Kazimierz Wichniarz

Votes: 1,718

21. A Christmas Carol (1971 TV Short)

28 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.7
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Williams | Stars: Alastair Sim, Michael Redgrave, Michael Hordern, Diana Quick

Votes: 880

22. Tower of London (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History

6.8
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In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King ... See full summary »

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Barbara O'Neil, Ian Hunter

Votes: 1,450

23. Mother of Mine (1926)

65 min | Drama

7.0
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A sincere working-class 13-year old in France is adopted by a well-meaning philanthropic millionairess from America -- who promises his doting mother that the boy will have the finest education -- but things are not so simple.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Jean Forest, Rolla Norman, Françoise Rosay, Cécile Guyon

Votes: 161

24. Much Ado About Something (2001)

70 min | Documentary, Mystery

7.0
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66 Metascore

Did Christopher Marlowe write the works of Shakespeare?

Director: Michael Rubbo | Stars: Michael Rubbo, Bill Browning, Jonathan Bate, John Michell

Votes: 71

25. Mr. Bean (1990–1995)
Episode: Back to School Mr. Bean (1994)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Mr. Bean goes back to school for an orientation day while he sees the different projects and activities in which he gets into mischief.

Director: John Birkin | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Suzanne Bertish, Lucy Fleming, Al Ashton

Votes: 679

26. Modern Family (2009– )
Episode: Bad Hair Day (2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Claire runs into an old lover at her college reunion, a mishap causes Cam to give the baby a disastrous haircut, and Jay has to put his bowling match on hold to build up Manny's confidence.

Director: Gail Mancuso | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell

Votes: 951

27. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)
Episode: Christopher Reeve (1980)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Music

5.8
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Piggy is determined to perform with Christopher Reeve, who is playing up the Superman references such as a telephone booth near his dressing room for costume changes, his Kryptonian strength, and invulnerability.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 59

28. Black Adder the Third (1987)
Episode: Dish and Dishonesty (1987)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.5
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Blackadder enters politics in an attempt to avoid Pitt the Younger from striking the Prince off the Civil List.

Director: Mandie Fletcher | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson Wood

Votes: 518

29. Aladdin (1994–1995)
Episode: From Hippsodeth, with Love (1994)

TV-Y | 21 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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Storm and lightning-king Pector proposes to the Amazon queen Hippsodeth, but she refuses to consider another then the only man who ever beat her, the sultan of Agrabah. She even sends him a... See full summary »

Director: Alan Zaslove | Stars: Scott Weinger, Val Bettin, Dan Castellaneta, Jennifer Darling

Votes: 22

30. Black Adder the Third (1987)
Episode: Ink and Incapability (1987)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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Baldrick burns the only copy of Samuel Johnson's dictionary, and Blackadder has only one weekend to rewrite it.

Director: Mandie Fletcher | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 521

31. The Tudors (2007–2010)
Episode: Natural Ally (2010)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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Catherine's buys the silence of an indiscreet former lover with a position in her chamber as her affair with Culpepper becomes more tempestuous.

Director: Ciaran Donnelly | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Tamzin Merchant, Lothaire Bluteau

Votes: 258

32. Warehouse 13 (2009–2014)
Episode: Nevermore (2009)

TV-PG | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.1
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The Warehouse team narrowly misses nabbing McPherson then Myka's father falls under the influence of an artifact that resists the purple goo.

Director: Tawnia McKiernan | Stars: Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek, Genelle Williams

Votes: 384

33. The Borgias (2011–2013)
Episode: The Confession (2012)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.9
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Pope Alexander authorizes a search for missing son Juan as Savonarola continues to resist torture, and Lucrezia seduces her fiancé.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 391

34. Hunter Street (2017– )
Episode: The Deed (2017)

TV-G | 22 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.4
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The final villain is revealed as the kids race to solve the last clues and unlock the mystery.

Director: Hans Somers | Stars: Stony Blyden, Maemae Renfrow, Kyra Isako Smith, Thomas Jansen

Votes: 5

35. Nova (1974– )
Episode: The Great Inca Rebellion (2007)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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Recent archaeological research begins to reveal how a small number of Spanish fortune hunters could conquer the mighty Inca Empira. The evidences calls into question the accepted story of ... See full summary »

Star: Jay O. Sanders

Votes: 41

36. Schoolhouse Rock! (1973–2009)
Episode: The Preamble (1975)

TV-Y | 3 min | Animation, Family, Musical

9.0
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A song about the Constitution of the United States of America with a focus on its opening statement of principles, the Preamble.

Votes: 25

37. Hudson's Bay (1959– )
Episode: Voice in the Wilderness (1959)

26 min | Adventure, Family, Western

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In 1817, Falcon and Banner are sent to Fort Gannon to stop whiskey traders from disrupting the fur trade. The three whiskey traders make the first move, attacking and injuring a preacher ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Barry Nelson, George Tobias, Austin Willis, Art Jenoff