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1. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama

8.0
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86 Metascore

A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 666,513 | Gross: $141.32M

2. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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81 Metascore

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

Votes: 556,066 | Gross: $132.09M

3. Indignation (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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78 Metascore

In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.

Director: James Schamus | Stars: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tijuana Ricks, Sue Dahlman

Votes: 6,320 | Gross: $3.40M

4. Hanna (2011)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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65 Metascore

A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Vicky Krieps

Votes: 162,709 | Gross: $40.25M

5. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 85,514 | Gross: $31.50M

6. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

Votes: 39,719 | Gross: $9.53M

7. Ravenous (1999)

R | 101 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.1
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46 Metascore

In a remote military outpost in the 19th Century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeremy Davies

Votes: 31,007 | Gross: $2.06M

8. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Votes: 29,289

9. A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.2
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48 Metascore

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

Director: Shainee Gabel | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, Gabriel Macht, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 22,579 | Gross: $0.16M

10. Death to Smoochy (2002)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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38 Metascore

A kids show host, Rainbow Randolph, is fired in disgrace while his replacement, Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, finds himself a rising star. Unfortunately for Sheldon, the business of kids television isn't all child's play.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener, Danny DeVito

Votes: 35,290 | Gross: $8.36M

11. The Big Red One (1980)

R | 113 min | Drama, War

7.2
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77 Metascore

The story of a sergeant and the inner core members of his unit as they try to serve in and survive World War II.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine, Bobby Di Cicco

Votes: 15,866

12. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

Votes: 53,481 | Gross: $13.00M

13. Uncanny (2015)

91 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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The world's first "perfect" Artificial Intelligence begins to exhibit startling and unnerving emergent behavior when a reporter begins a relationship with the scientist who created it.

Director: Matthew Leutwyler | Stars: Mark Webber, Lucy Griffiths, David Clayton Rogers, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 3,372

14. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 32,158

15. Detention (2011)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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45 Metascore

As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.

Director: Joseph Kahn | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Dane Cook

Votes: 12,880

16. George Washington Slept Here (1942)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy

7.0
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When Bill and Connie Fuller are forced to move out of their Manhattan apartment because of their pet dog, Connie persuades Bill to buy a dilapidated old Pennsylvania house that George Washington allegedly slept in.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Percy Kilbride

Votes: 1,143

17. Designing Woman (1957)

Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A sportswriter and a fashion-designer marry after a whirlwind romance, and discover they have little in common.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray, Sam Levene

Votes: 3,191

18. The Aristocrats (2005)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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72 Metascore

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.

Director: Paul Provenza | Stars: George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Chris Albrecht

Votes: 15,171 | Gross: $6.38M

19. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 25,392 | Gross: $3.43M

20. Shock Corridor (1963)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Bent on winning a Pulitzer Prize, a journalist commits himself to a mental institution to solve a strange and unclear murder.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Peter Breck, Constance Towers, Gene Evans, James Best

Votes: 8,286

21. Madame Bovary (1991)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary). To escape boredom, she throws herself into love ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-François Balmer, Christophe Malavoy, Jean Yanne

Votes: 2,925 | Gross: $1.94M

22. Daddy and Them (2001)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Kelly Preston

Votes: 1,840

23. Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)

M | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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Photographer Greg Nolan moonlights in two full-time jobs to pay the rent, but has trouble finding time to do them both without his bosses finding out.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 1,133

24. Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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The ultimate weapon which was meant to be safe for the mankind produces global side effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped... See full summary »

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: John Hurt, Raul Julia, Nick Brimble, Bridget Fonda

Votes: 3,005

25. Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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63 Metascore

Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Kent Osborne, Andrew Bujalski, Ry Russo-Young

Votes: 1,329 | Gross: $0.02M

26. Computer Chess (2013)

92 min | Comedy

6.3
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74 Metascore

A 1980s-set story centered around a man vs. machine chess tournament.

Director: Andrew Bujalski | Stars: Kriss Schludermann, Tom Fletcher, Wiley Wiggins, Patrick Riester

Votes: 3,614 | Gross: $0.10M

27. Black Widow (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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A young writer insinuates herself into the life of a Broadway producer.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney, George Raft

Votes: 1,341

28. On Our Merry Way (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.0
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Three short stories revolving around the topic of the daily question posed by the roving reporter to the readers of a daily newspaper.

Directors: Leslie Fenton, King Vidor, John Huston, George Stevens | Stars: Paulette Goddard, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour

Votes: 473

29. Lunopolis (2011 Video)

98 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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Two documentary filmmakers accidentally uncover the greatest moon secret the world has never known, and the powerful organization determined to keep it that way.

Director: Matthew Avant | Stars: Dave Potter, Jed Himel, Matthew Avant, Hal Maynor

Votes: 1,145

30. The Scarlet Coat (1955)

Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Michael Wilding, George Sanders, Anne Francis

Votes: 404

31. Evolution vs. God: Shaking the Foundations of Faith (2013)

38 min | Documentary, Short

3.6
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Ray Comfort, New Zealand-born evangelist, takes to the streets to ask random people to provide him with evidence for evolution, along with four evolutionary biologists.

Director: Ray Comfort | Stars: Ray Comfort, Kevan Brighting, Gail Kennedy, Paul Zachary Myers

Votes: 413

32. Miracle on 34th Street (1973 TV Movie)

100 min | Family, Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Jane Alexander, David Hartman, Suzanne Davidson

Votes: 414

33. Christmas on Division Street (1991 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.8
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A good-natured homeless man and an ill-tempered student become good friends.

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Fred Savage, Hume Cronyn, Badja Djola, Jim Byrnes

Votes: 335

34. Randomly Stopped and Searched for WMD's in North Texas! (2010 Video)

13 min | Short, Reality-TV

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Star: Steven L. Anderson

35. Out Again (2015)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

3.2
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A 16-year-old boy named Sam attempts to come out to his crush Jordan. After his failure he discovers an ability to travel through time and fix his mistakes until he can get the 'perfect' coming out.

Directors: Greg Chu, Emma McKittrick, Tai Payne

Votes: 26

36. Ode to Victory (1943)

Passed | 11 min | Short, History, Music

5.2
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This short uses a musical suite to show Americans what they are fighting for in World War II. As an orchestra in military dress plays different "chapters" of the work, relevant excerpts ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ray Teal

Votes: 23

37. Quitte pour la peur (1961 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy

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Director: Jean-Marie Coldefy | Stars: Louis Arbessier, Marianne Lecène, Pierre Michaël, Max Montavon

38. The Einstein Factor (2004– )
Episode: 2009 Series A: Heat 3 (2009)

Game-Show

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Special subjects in this heat are the electric trams of Melbourne 1888-1921, seasons 1-4 of Doctor Who (2005) and the life and times of Benjamin Franklin.

Director: John Smith | Stars: Peter Berner, John Wood, Andi Horvath, Stephen Hall

39. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: 21 (2011)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.4
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Confidantes of Nucky plot against him, Gillian vies with Angela for control of the house, race relations hit a boiling point, and Van Alden celebrates his 13th anniversary.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

Votes: 1,236

40. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Alexander Hamilton (2007)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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From his humble beginnings as an immigrant, to his infamous death, the life and legacy of Alexander Hamilton is explored.

Director: Muffie Meyer | Stars: Colm Feore, Mary Bacon, Samuel Barnett, Gerry Bamman

Votes: 59

41. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Au Revoir (2014)

TV-PG | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

9.4
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Neal will need a little helping hand with his latest heist, and the FBI agent will take part in the dangerous con during "Au Revoir."

Director: Sanford Bookstaver | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 1,321

42. The Goldbergs (2013– )
Episode: Baio and Switch (2016)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

8.1
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Beverly promises to bring Scott Baio to Jenkintown for Hands Across America causing a war between Barry and Erica as to who gets to hold his hand. Adam seeks dating advice from Pops after he ends up with two dates to the Harvest Hop.

Director: David Katzenberg | Stars: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia

Votes: 136

43. Creation Today (2011– )
Episode: Battle for the Bible (2013)

29 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Eric Hovind, Paul Taylor

44. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Bottlenecked (2010)

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

8.1
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An old rival of Neal's issues a challenge to re-create a rare bottle of wine owned by Ben Franklin.

Director: Phil Abraham | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Natalie Morales

Votes: 500

45. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Burn Out (2006)

TV-PG | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A pedophile arsonist maintains his innocence in the disappearance of two young boys, but he is also willing to help the investigation by giving Grissom insight on the potential kidnapper's mindset.

Director: Alec Smight | Stars: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads

Votes: 514

46. Creation Science 102 (2000– )
Episode: Class 5 (2000)

71 min

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Star: Kent Hovind

47. Creation Science 201 (2005– )
Episode: Class 7 (2005)

99 min

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Star: Kent Hovind

48. Decoded (2010– )
Episode: Declaration of Independence (2011)

45 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.0
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The Declaration of Independence is the founding document of American Democracy. Could it contain hidden messages from our nation's forefathers intended to be discovered years later? Buddy, ... See full summary »

Votes: 17

49. Pastor Mike Online (2011– )
Episode: Do You Believe That Jesus Is God? (2013)

89 min | News, Talk-Show

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Star: Michael Hoggard

50. Pastor Mike Online (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.11 (2011)

64 min | News, Talk-Show

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Star: Michael Hoggard