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1. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Writers: David Hare, Bernhard Schlink | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

2. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Writer: Eric Roth | Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

3. Taking Woodstock (2009)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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55 Metascore

A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.

Writers: James Schamus, Elliot Tiber, Tom Monte | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton

4. The Last Station (2009)

R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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76 Metascore

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.

Writers: Michael Hoffman, Jay Parini | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Helen Mirren, James McAvoy, Christopher Plummer, Paul Giamatti

5. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)

Not Rated | 157 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

A group of men set out in search of a dead body in the Anatolian steppes.

Writers: Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Ercan Kesal | Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Muhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan, Taner Birsel, Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan

6. Melinda and Melinda (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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54 Metascore

Two alternating stories about Melinda's (Mitchell) attempts to straighten out her life.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Vinessa Shaw, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Wallace Shawn

7. Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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In 1920s New York, a struggling playwright is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.

Writers: Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri

8. Radio Days (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.6
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A nostalgic look at radio's golden age focusing on one ordinary family and the various performers in the medium.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Mike Starr, Paul Herman

9. Blonde (2001 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.

Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Patricia Richardson, Patrick Dempsey, Wallace Shawn

10. Heights (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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59 Metascore

Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.

Writers: Amy Fox, Chris Terrio | Director: Chris Terrio | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, James Marsden, Chandler Williams

11. The Mirror (1975)

108 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.

Writers: Aleksandr Misharin, Andrei Tarkovsky | Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

12. Cold Souls (2009)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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69 Metascore

Paul is an actor who feels bogged down by his participation in a production of Chekov's play, Vanya.

Writer: Sophie Barthes | Director: Sophie Barthes | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Emily Watson, Dina Korzun, Armand Schultz

13. We Have a Pope (2011)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist.

Writers: Nanni Moretti, Francesco Piccolo, Federica Pontremoli | Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr, Renato Scarpa

14. Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)

R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard. Neophyte guard Henry Lesser feels sympathy for Panzram, befriends him, and gets him ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas E. Gaddis, James Long, Tim Metcalfe | Director: Tim Metcalfe | Stars: James Woods, Robert Sean Leonard, Ellen Greene, Cara Buono

15. Little Lili (2003)

104 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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59 Metascore

A group of cinematic spend a holiday in the French countryside. The film provides insight in their relationships, including that between a young man and a local girl, Lili. She uses the ... See full summary »

Writers: Julien Boivent, Anton Chekhov, Claude Miller | Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Nicole Garcia, Bernard Giraudeau, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Ludivine Sagnier

16. Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)

108 min | Drama, Romance

4.8
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Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Writers: Jane Austen, Samuel Richardson, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anne Baxter, Robert Powell, Michael Wager, Tim Choate

17. Luna Park (1992)

111 min | Drama

6.6
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Andrei is the head of a gang of antisemitic skinheads clinging to the old communist ideals in post-Communist Moscow. When he learns that his long lost father actually is a Jewish bohemian ... See full summary »

Writer: Pavel Lungin | Director: Pavel Lungin | Stars: Oleg Borisov, Andrei Gutin, Natalya Egorova, Nonna Mordyukova

18. Act One (1963)

110 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.

Writers: Moss Hart, Dore Schary | Director: Dore Schary | Stars: George Hamilton, Jason Robards, George Segal, Jack Klugman

19. Never Met Picasso (1996)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Writer: Stephen Kijak | Director: Stephen Kijak | Stars: Alexis Arquette, Georgia Ragsdale, Margot Kidder, Don McKellar

20. 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?

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

21. Ninguém Duas Vezes (1984)

107 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Writers: João Canijo, Miguel Lobo Antunes, Luiza Neto Jorge, Jorge Silva Melo | Director: Jorge Silva Melo | Stars: Michael König, Manuela de Freitas, Luís Miguel Cintra, Glicínia Quartin

22. The Mountain Hotel (1999 TV Movie)

64 min

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Writers: Václav Havel, Andrej Krob | Director: Andrej Krob | Stars: Bohumila Kuklová, Petr Reidinger

24. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Death of a Hollow Man (1998)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Barnaby donates time to the local amateur when Joyce is cast in a revival of "Amadeus," but complications arise when the leading man is murdered onstage.

Writers: Caroline Graham, Peter Shaffer | Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

25. Top Gear (2002– )
Episode: Episode #9.5 (2007)

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.7
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The team join forces with Railtrack to show what happens when a car that jumps the lights at a railway crossing is crashed into by a train. Jeremy takes the new Lamborghini Murcielago LP640... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Klein, Edward Bazalgette, Phil Churchward, Scott Weintrob | Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, Ben Collins

26. Vsechnopárty (2005– )
Episode: Episode dated 1 February 2013 (2013)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Karel Síp, Zdena Hadrbolcová, Vladimír Michálek, Karel Nespor

27. Alleyn Mysteries (1990–1994)
Episode: Final Curtain (1993)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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An egotistical Shakespearean ham actor gathers his dysfunctional extended family in his mansion on his 75th birthday for the reading of his will.

Writers: Hugh Leonard, Ngaio Marsh, Barbara Machin | Director: Martyn Friend | Stars: Patrick Malahide, Belinda Lang, William Simons, Michael Elwyn

28. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
Episode: Pilot (1993)

TV-PG | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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After Clark gets a job at the Daily Planet, he joins Lois in investigating space shuttle sabotage, which he must thwart as Superman.

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, Michael Landes

29. Foyle's War (2002– )
Episode: The Eternity Ring (2013)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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MI5 suspects British atomic research has been infiltrated, and ask Foyle to investigate whether a Russian spy network could be at work in the heart of London.

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Ken Bones, Stephen Boxer, Kate Duchêne, Patrick Joseph Byrnes

30. Inspector Lewis (2007– )
Episode: Your Sudden Death Question (2010)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Six couples gather at Chaucer College for a competitive weekend 5000 pound trivia contest but several of he participants are summarily murdered.

Writers: Colin Dexter, Alan Plater | Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Adam James, Susannah Doyle, Ruth Gemmell, Sally Bretton