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1. The Ninth Gate (1999)

R | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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44 Metascore

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner

Votes: 145,835 | Gross: $18.66M

2. Inkheart (2008)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Andy Serkis, Eliza Bennett, Sienna Guillory

Votes: 64,811 | Gross: $17.30M

3. The Big Sleep (1946)

Approved | 114 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers

Votes: 68,826

4. The Last Exorcism (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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63 Metascore

A troubled evangelical minister agrees to let his last exorcism be filmed by a documentary crew.

Director: Daniel Stamm | Stars: Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, Iris Bahr, Louis Herthum

Votes: 43,814 | Gross: $41.03M

5. Robot & Frank (2012)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

Director: Jake Schreier | Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, Liv Tyler

Votes: 55,992 | Gross: $3.33M

6. Fading Gigolo (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.2
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58 Metascore

Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.

Director: John Turturro | Stars: John Turturro, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Sofía Vergara

Votes: 21,070 | Gross: $3.76M

7. Motherhood (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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34 Metascore

In Manhattan, a mother of two preparing for her daughter's sixth birthday party has no idea of the challenges she's about to face in order to pull off the event.

Director: Katherine Dieckmann | Stars: Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards, Minnie Driver, David Schallipp

Votes: 3,893 | Gross: $0.09M

8. Suburban Girl (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A Manhattanite book editor finds her take on the game of romance changed after she lures the attention of an influential older man.

Director: Marc Klein | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin, Maggie Grace, James Naughton

Votes: 6,805

9. Torture Garden (1967)

Approved | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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An anthology of four short horror stories about people who visit Dr. Diabolo's fairground haunted-house attraction show.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams, Peter Cushing

Votes: 1,822

10. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne

Votes: 4,335

11. Vsetko alebo nic (2017)

107 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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The lives of three best friends - Linda, Vanda and Edo - get all tangled by four attractive men.

Director: Marta Ferencova | Stars: Tatiana Pauhofová, Klára Issová, Lubo Kostelný, Pawel Delag

Votes: 186

12. Fast Company (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Romance, Comedy, Mystery

6.7
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A husband and wife team who are in rare books and are skillful at recovering stolen volumes for insurance companies become involved in the murder of a fence.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Florence Rice, Claire Dodd, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 265

13. Sophie's Place (1969)

M | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Telly Savalas, Edith Evans, Warren Oates, Cesar Romero

Votes: 140

14. Fast and Loose (1939)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime

6.2
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Rare booksellers Joel and Grada Sloane are engaged to find who is stealing rare books from a private library.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, Reginald Owen, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 337

15. Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum) (2011)

31 min | Documentary, Short, History

7.2
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A documentary on the subject of the collections of books, instruments and medical anomalies at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Mutter Museum housed there. This short film ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay | Stars: Marie Fury, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 47

16. Rare Books (2004 Video)

60 min | Adventure

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Karrie, a ruthless dealer in rare books, is hot on the trail of a copy of a first edition copy of Voltaire's "Candide". The volume is almost priceless, but that doesn't stop Karrie, who ... See full summary »

Director: Isaac W. | Stars: Natasha Flade, Armani Jones, Tabitha Katz, Connie Sims

17. Bound for Headlines (2003 Video)

45 min | Adventure

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Stars: Monique Alexander, Autumn Austin, Michelle Curtis, Isabella Janacek

18. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: 6955 kHz (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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The latest broadcast on a numbers station transmits amnesia to its listeners. Walter clashes with Peter over Peter's work on the machine from alternate Earth.

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,233

19. Masterminds (2003– )
Episode: Blumberg: The Invisible Man (2005)

Documentary, Crime

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Directors: Dora Fong, James Hyslop | Stars: Jamie Watson, Devin Upham, Victor Correia, Pete Soltesz

20. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Book of Hours (2009)

TV-PG | 55 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Mob baron Burrelli asks FBI's help to solve the theft of his parish church's Bible, from 17th century Naples, where it would have worked several miracles. Neal assumes it may be meant for ... See full summary »

Director: John T. Kretchmer | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Tiffani Thiessen

Votes: 671

21. The Thin Man (1957–1959)
Episode: Bookworms (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

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Nora buys a used book which turns out to be a rare first-edition. The book was sold by mistake and the thieves who stole the book in the first place are intent on recovering the volume.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk, Asta, Berry Kroeger

22. Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016)
Episode: Boston Keltic (2014)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The murder of a rare bookseller brings Jane and Maura into the world of Keltic writings and coded confessions, just as Maura is preparing Jane to meet her new man. Angela's relationship with Cavanaugh changes pace.

Director: Kate Woods | Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

Votes: 173

23. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Concentrate and Ask Again (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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When a scientist is killed by a blue dust that grinds his bones up, the Fringe Division investigates the case and suspects a biological attack. The investigation leads them to a former ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,198

24. You Can't Do That on Television (1979–1990)
Episode: Cooking

TV-PG | Family, Comedy

It's a toss-up over who's better as Lisa and Christine pit their questionable culinary skills in a cooking throw-down, relying upon unwary cast members to judge between the lesser gastronomic evils of their unsavory creations.

Director: Geoffrey Darby | Stars: Corey Fraser, Alasdair Gillis, Abby Hagyard, Vanessa Lindores

25. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Dagger of the Mind (1972)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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In London, a respected Shakespearean acting duo cover up the unintended killing of their producer.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Peter Falk, Richard Basehart, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Bernard Fox

Votes: 1,397

26. Masters of Horror (2005–2007)
Episode: Dreams in the Witch-House (2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Horror

6.5
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A graduate student questions his sanity after he rents a room in an old boarding house which was the residence of a 17th Century witch, and he figures out that the evil forces still roam within the walls.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Ezra Godden, Campbell Lane, Jay Brazeau, Chelah Horsdal

Votes: 4,252

27. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Graduating Class (1959)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Laura Siddons is a newly-hired instructor in European literature at a girls college. Initially, she is nervous and ill-at-ease, but over time learns more about her students and is ... See full summary »

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Wendy Hiller, Gigi Perreau, Jocelyn Brando

Votes: 122

28. Creation in the 21st Century (2004– )
Episode: Happy 400th Anniversary! (2011)

27 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Carl Baugh, Jonathan Shipman, Lonnie Shipman, Donald Shipman

29. 18 to Life (2010–2011)
Episode: House of Cards (2011)

23 min | Comedy

8.5
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It's been almost a year since Tom and Jessie got hitched, and their First Anniversary looms.

Director: Paolo Barzman | Stars: Stacey Farber, Alain Goulem, Angela Asher, Ellen David

Votes: 14

30. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Never Judge a Book by Its Cover (1993)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Two aging spinster sisters ask Lovejoy to sell their family Bible, a rare historic edition that's worth 20,000 pounds.

Director: Jim Hill | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Caroline Langrishe, Diane Parish

Votes: 27

31. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: On Guard (2011)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Despite successfully escaping after having robbed the Federal Reserve, a notorious thief returns to retrieve the stash he left behind. Peter and Neal must put their differences aside to capture the criminal before he disappears for good.

Director: Russell Lee Fine | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 525

32. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: One Last Stakeout (2013)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Neal is blackmailed to steal a chapter from a valuable book for Hagen. With his new partner at the FBI watching his every move, Neal and Mozzie devise a diversionary heist to set up their enemy and get the book.

Director: Russell Lee Fine | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 411

33. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Put Up Your Dukes (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Reality-TV

7.2
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A book so rare the Pawn Shop has two experts look at it, a room full of memorabilia for John Wyane fans, and a 100 year old army uniform all have stories to tell.

Director: Jairus Cobb | Stars: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison, Drew Max

Votes: 33

34. Creation in the 21st Century (2004– )
Episode: Still Going at 400! (2011)

27 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Carl Baugh, Jonathan Shipman, Lonnie Shipman, Donald Shipman

35. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Striking a Chord (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Reality-TV

7.2
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Sellers bring in a Gibson Mandolin, an original of the First Acts of Congress, a Breitling wristwatch, a robot and an Airstream trailer. One is worthless but a couple have the potential for real money.

Director: Jairus Cobb | Stars: Jesse Amoroso, Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison

Votes: 32

36. Banacek (1972–1974)
Episode: Ten Thousand Dollars a Page (1973)

72 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When a priceless book vanishes from a sealed display case in a room that no thief could possibly escape, it's up to Banacek to show how someone beat the supposedly foolproof alarms to make off with the artifact.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: George Peppard, Stella Stevens, Joel Fabiani, David Doyle

Votes: 64

37. Da Vinci's Inquest (1998–2006)
Episode: That's the Way the Story Goes (2000)

44 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

8.2
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Da Vinci investigates the death of a man found lying in the entrance of an apartment building on the downtown east side. Kosmo investigates a woman found killed by a chopstick through her ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Nicholas Campbell, Suleka Mathew, Sarah-Jane Redmond, Donnelly Rhodes

Votes: 19

38. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: The Magician's Nephew (2008)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The traditions of a local cult in Midsomer, the Temple of Thoth, appear to be related to a series of murders using poison of the poison dart frog.

Director: Richard Holthouse | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 269

39. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: The Real National Treasure (2010)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

7.9
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This program describes the services provided by the Library of Congress and the diverse items that comprise its unrivaled collections including; books in hundreds of languages, original ... See full summary »

Stars: Melissa Bethel, James H. Billington, Mark Dimunation, Fenella France

Votes: 15

40. Creation in the 21st Century (2004– )
Episode: Value Beyond Measure (2011)

27 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Carl Baugh, Jonathan Shipman, Lonnie Shipman, Donald Shipman