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1. The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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69 Metascore

Two teens, both who have different cancer conditions, fall in love after meeting at a cancer support group.

Writers: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, John Green | Director: Josh Boone | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern

2. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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46 Metascore

A creature is intent on stealing Christmas.

Writers: Dr. Seuss, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor

3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.7
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72 Metascore

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Writers: Roald Dahl, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

4. Psycho (1960)

TV-14 | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Writers: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

5. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Passed | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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100 Metascore

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Writers: Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf, L. Frank Baum | Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor | Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr

6. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.8
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A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all.

Writer: Roald Dahl | Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

7. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.4
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.

Writers: Harper Lee, Horton Foote | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

8. Misery (1990)

R | 107 min | Thriller

7.8
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A famous novelist is "rescued" from a car crash by an obsessed fan.

Writers: Stephen King, William Goldman | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen

9. Jumanji (1995)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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39 Metascore

When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, Greg Taylor, Jim Strain, Chris Van Allsburg | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

10. The Best Offer (2013)

R | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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49 Metascore

A master auctioneer becomes obsessed with an extremely reclusive heiress who collects fine art.

Writer: Giuseppe Tornatore | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks, Donald Sutherland

11. Great Expectations (2012)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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60 Metascore

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Writers: David Nicholls, Charles Dickens | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Toby Irvine, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Flemyng, Sally Hawkins

12. Frankenstein (1931)

Unrated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Writers: John L. Balderston, Mary Shelley, Peggy Webling, Garrett Fort, Francis Edward Faragoh, Richard Schayer | Director: James Whale | Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles

13. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.6
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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr. | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson

14. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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67 Metascore

An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

Writer: Zach Helm | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

15. Field of Dreams (1989)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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57 Metascore

An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago Black Sox come.

Writers: W.P. Kinsella, Phil Alden Robinson | Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, Amy Madigan

16. Finding Forrester (2000)

PG-13 | 136 min | Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

A young writing prodigy finds a mentor in a reclusive author.

Writer: Mike Rich | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin

17. The Specialist (1994)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A woman entices a bomb expert she's involved with into destroying the mafia that killed her family.

Writers: John Shirley, Alexandra Seros | Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Rod Steiger

18. Nim's Island (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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55 Metascore

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Writers: Joseph Kwong, Paula Mazur, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett, Wendy Orr | Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin | Stars: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman

19. Get Low (2009)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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77 Metascore

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

Writers: Chris Provenzano, C. Gaby Mitchell, Scott Seeke | Director: Aaron Schneider | Stars: Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek, Lucas Black

20. Grey Gardens (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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In 1973, documentary filmmaking brothers Albert Maysles and David Maysles decide to change the focus of their latest project from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to her aunt and older cousin, ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Sucsy, Patricia Rozema | Director: Michael Sucsy | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ken Howard

21. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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A former child star torments her crippled sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion.

Writers: Henry Farrell, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

22. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one the most accomplished street photographers.

Directors: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel | Stars: Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Daniel Arnaud, Simon Amédé

23. Creation (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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51 Metascore

English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to find a balance between his revolutionary theories on evolution and the relationship with his religious wife, whose faith contradicts his work.

Writers: John Collee, Jon Amiel, Randal Keynes | Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Ian Kelly, Guy Henry

24. The Quiet (2005)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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29 Metascore

Dot (Belle), a young deaf and mute woman, is sent to live with her godparents (Falco and Donovan) and their daughter (Cuthbert). The new addition to the household realizes that everything is not copacetic in the home, and the family's dark come to light.

Writers: Abdi Nazemian, Micah Schraft | Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Camilla Belle, Elisha Cuthbert, Edie Falco, Martin Donovan

25. No Such Thing (2001)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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36 Metascore

"No Such Thing" tells the story of a young journalist who journeys to Iceland to find her missing fiancée only to encounter a mythical creature. She eventually forges a relationship with the being.

Writer: Hal Hartley | Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Sarah Polley, Robert John Burke, Helen Mirren, Julie Christie

26. Grey Gardens (1975)

PG | 100 min | Documentary

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An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton.

Directors: Ellen Hovde, Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Edith Bouvier Beale, Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale, Brooks Hyers, Norman Vincent Peale

27. Restraint (2008)

R | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A young couple on the run hole up in a country estate with a hostage in tow.

Writer: Dave Warner | Director: David Denneen | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Teresa Palmer, Stephen Moyer, Philip Holder

28. Grace (III) (2009)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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52 Metascore

After losing her unborn child, Madeline Matheson insists on carrying the baby to term. Following the delivery, the child miraculously returns to life with an appetite for human blood. Madeline is faced with a mother's ultimate decision.

Writer: Paul Solet | Director: Paul Solet | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Samantha Ferris, Gabrielle Rose, Stephen Park

29. Gods and Monsters (1998)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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74 Metascore

The last days of Frankenstein director James Whale are explored.

Writers: Christopher Bram, Bill Condon | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich

30. River's Edge (1986)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A high school slacker kills his girlfriend and shows off her dead body to his friends. However, the friends' reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.

Writer: Neal Jimenez | Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

31. The Answer Man (2009)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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44 Metascore

A reclusive author of spiritual books, is pursued for advice by a single mother and a man fresh out of rehab.

Writer: John Hindman | Director: John Hindman | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Lauren Graham, Lou Taylor Pucci, Olivia Thirlby

32. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Kay Walsh, Cecil McGivern | Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

33. A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Comedy

6.3
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His life was emotionally closed off from the world, until an orphaned baby showed up at his house.

Writers: George Eliot, Steve Martin | Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Steve Martin, Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, Catherine O'Hara

34. Winter Passing (2005)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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56 Metascore

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has... See full summary »

Writer: Adam Rapp | Director: Adam Rapp | Stars: Ed Harris, Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Darrell Larson

35. Crumb (1994)

R | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.0
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93 Metascore

An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky, Charles Crumb, Maxon Crumb

36. The Victim (2011)

R | 83 min | Thriller

4.6
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11 Metascore

A man lives alone in a remote cabin and is surprised by his visitors.

Writers: Michael Biehn, Reed Lackey | Director: Michael Biehn | Stars: Michael Biehn, Jennifer Blanc, Ryan Honey, Danielle Harris

37. Belle Epoque (1992)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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In 1931, a young soldier (Fernando) deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner (Manolo) due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters (... See full summary »

Writers: Rafael Azcona, José Luis García Sánchez, Fernando Trueba | Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Jorge Sanz, Penélope Cruz, Miriam Díaz-Aroca

38. Heidi (1937)

G | 88 min | Family, Drama

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A plucky little orphan girl gets dumped abruptly into her gruff, hermit grandfather's care, then later gets retaken and delivered as a companion for an injured girl.

Writers: Johanna Spyri, Walter Ferris, Julien Josephson | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher, Helen Westley

39. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

Unrated | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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An aging, reclusive southern belle, plagued by a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

Writers: Henry Farrell, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead

40. Willard (1971)

GP | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A social misfit, Willard is made fun of by his co-workers, and squeezed out of the company started by his deceased father by his boss. His only friends are a couple of rats he raised at ... See full summary »

Writers: Gilbert Ralston, Stephen Gilbert | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Bruce Davison, Elsa Lanchester, Sondra Locke, Michael Dante

41. Zero Effect (1998)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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The world's greatest detective Daryl Zero aided by his associate Steve Arlo investigates a complex and mysterious case of blackmail and missing keys for shady tycoon Gregory Stark who is less than forthcoming about what is really happening!

Writer: Jake Kasdan | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Dickens

42. She Loves Me Not (2013)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A reclusive novelist struggles to find romance and meaning in his life despite disastrous and comedic circumstances.

Writers: Brian Jun, Jack Sanderson | Directors: Brian Jun, Jack Sanderson | Stars: Cary Elwes, Joey Lauren Adams, Lisa Edelstein, Briana Evigan

43. Fedora (1978)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance

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Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress out of retirement.

Writers: Tom Tryon, Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer

44. Salinger (2013)

PG-13 | 120 min | Documentary

6.6
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40 Metascore

An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.

Director: Shane Salerno | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Edward Norton, Judd Apatow, John Cusack

45. Father's Day (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.9
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Ahab, a man obsessed with exacting a brutal, violent revenge on the man who murdered his dad, joins John, an eager priest, and Twink, a hot-headed street hustler, on an epic quest to find ... See full summary »

Writers: Adam Brooks, Matthew Kennedy, Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski, Conor Sweeney | Directors: Adam Brooks, Jeremy Gillespie, Matthew Kennedy, Steven Kostanski, Conor Sweeney | Stars: Adam Brooks, Matthew Kennedy, Conor Sweeney, Amy Groening

46. Tales of Terror (1962)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage, Peter Lorre

47. Bettie Page Reveals All (2012)

R | 101 min | Documentary

7.1
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64 Metascore

The world's greatest pinup model and cult icon, Bettie Page, recounts the true story of how her free expression overcame government witch-hunts to help launch America's sexual revolution.

Writer: Doug Miller | Director: Mark Mori | Stars: Bettie Page, Dita Von Teese, Hugh M. Hefner, Rebecca Romijn

48. The Iceman Cometh (1973)

PG | 239 min | Drama

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A salesman with a sudden passion for reform has an idea to sell to his barfly buddies: throw away your pipe dreams. The drunkards, living in a flophouse above a saloon, resent the idea.

Writers: Thomas Quinn Curtiss, Eugene O'Neill | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges

49. In My Skin (2002)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Horror

6.3
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68 Metascore

A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.

Writer: Marina de Van | Director: Marina de Van | Stars: Marina de Van, Laurent Lucas, Léa Drucker, Thibault de Montalembert

50. Mysterious Island (2005 TV Movie)

Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

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To escape evils of the Civil war, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way if hot air balloon. Once landing on an island the group finds they are surrounded by danger ... See full summary »

Writers: Jules Verne, Adam Armus, Nora Kay Foster | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Danielle Calvert, Gabrielle Anwar, Patrick Stewart