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1. Downton Abbey (2010– )

65 min | Drama

8.8
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A chronicle of the lives of the Crawley family and their servants, beginning in the years leading up to World War I.

Creator: Julian Fellowes | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle

2. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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69 Metascore

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Writers: Homer, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman

3. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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98 Metascore

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Writer: Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

4. A Christmas Carol (1951)

TV-G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Noel Langley | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

5. Black Snake Moan (2006)

R | 116 min | Drama

7.0
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52 Metascore

A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, looks everywhere for love, never quite finding it.

Writer: Craig Brewer | Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Christina Ricci, Samuel L. Jackson, Justin Timberlake, S. Epatha Merkerson

6. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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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.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Roger O. Hirson | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

7. Lean on Me (1989)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Drama

7.4
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The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school that he is determined to improve.

Writer: Michael Schiffer | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North

8. Middlemarch (1994 TV Mini-Series)

375 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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This Masterpiece Theatre production, set at the cusp of the Industrial Revolution, chronicles the life, loves, foibles and politics of the fictional English town of Middlemarch. Adapted ... See full summary »

Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Douglas Hodge, Robert Hardy, Peter Jeffrey

9. Gorky Park (1983)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

6.7
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An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park. He finds that no one really wants him to solve the ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Cruz Smith, Dennis Potter | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen

10. Chattahoochee (1989)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.

Writer: James Hicks | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand, Pamela Reed

11. Gideon's Trumpet (1980 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Clarence Earl Gideon and his fight for the right to have publicly funded legal counsel for the needy.

Writers: Anthony Lewis, David W. Rintels | Director: Robert L. Collins | Stars: Henry Fonda, José Ferrer, John Houseman, Fay Wray

12. Evil Roy Slade (1972 TV Movie)

97 min | Comedy, Western

7.4
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The meanest villain in the West falls for a pretty schoolteacher and tries to change his ways, but a determined (and egomaniacal) singing sheriff is out to capture him.

Writers: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Henry Gibson, Dom DeLuise

13. Grass (1999)

R | 80 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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64 Metascore

The history of the American government's war on marijuana in the 20th century.

Writer: Solomon Vesta | Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Harry J. Anslinger, George Bush, Cab Calloway

14. Clandestinos (2007)

81 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Love and terrorism collide in this sexy Molotov cocktail of raging adolescent hormones and righteous indignation.

Writers: Antonio Hens, Gabriel Olivares | Director: Antonio Hens | Stars: Israel Rodríguez, Mehroz Arif, Hugo Catalán, Juanma Lara

15. Rain (1932)

Passed | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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A prostitute finds redemption in Pago Pago thanks to a hard missionary man.

Writers: John Colton, Clemence Randolph, W. Somerset Maugham, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr., William Gargan, Mary Shaw

16. Cellmates (2011)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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20 Metascore

Leroy Lowe, grand dragon of the Texas Ku Klux Klan confronts everything he's been taught to hate when he's sentenced to three years of hard labor on a prison work farm, where Warden ... See full summary »

Writers: Jesse Baget, Stefania Moscato | Director: Jesse Baget | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Stacy Keach, Kevin P. Farley, Héctor Jiménez

17. Little Miss Marker (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Family, Drama

7.0
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Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies... See full summary »

Writers: Damon Runyon, William R. Lipman, Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Dorothy Dell, Charles Bickford, Shirley Temple

18. Bedlam (1946)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.9
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Nell Bowen, the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer, becomes interested in the conditions of notorious St. Mary's of Bethlehem Asylum (Bedlam). Encouraged by the Quaker Hannay, she tries... See full summary »

Writers: William Hogarth, Val Lewton, Mark Robson | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House, Richard Fraser

19. Undergångens arkitektur (1989)

119 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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An absorbing and chilling documentary about the National Socialist aesthetic, and how attempts to create the Aryan Ideal caused the extermination of millions. Aspects covered include: ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Cohen | Director: Peter Cohen | Stars: Rolf Arsenius, Bruno Ganz, Sam Gray, Martin Bormann

20. Flowing Gold (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Johnny Blake, dodging the law on a false murder charge, gets work in the oil fields. His boss and friend Hap O'Connor turns on him when Johnny and Hap's girlfriend Linda fall in love. An ... See full summary »

Writers: Rex Beach, Kenneth Gamet | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: John Garfield, Frances Farmer, Pat O'Brien, Raymond Walburn

21. Here Comes the Navy (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.5
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A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.

Writers: Earl Baldwin, Ben Markson | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Gloria Stuart, Frank McHugh

22. Belle of the Yukon (1944)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

5.4
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Set in the days of the great Canadian Gold Rush, this rousing musical stars Randolph Scott as a "reformed" con artist-turned-dance hall owner whose girlfriend, singer Gypsy Rose Lee, tries ... See full summary »

Writers: Houston Branch, James Edward Grant | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gypsy Rose Lee, Dinah Shore, Bob Burns

23. Lady by Choice (1934)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Fan dancer Alabam Lee is convicted of breaching the morals code with her racy shows. Her agent has her adopt a "mother" from an old ladies home as a publicity ploy to improve her image. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jo Swerling, Dwight Taylor | Director: David Burton | Stars: Carole Lombard, May Robson, Roger Pryor, Walter Connolly

24. Rizal in Dapitan (1997)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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Writers: Jose F. Lacaba, Vic Torres, Noel Vera, Lualhati Bautista, Mirana Medina-Bhunjun, Tikoy Aguiluz | Director: Tikoy Aguiluz | Stars: Albert Martinez, Amanda Page, Roy Alvarez, Jaime Fabregas

25. Rise Above the Mark (2014)

65 min | Documentary

6.0
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Rise Above the Mark is a documentary narrated by Peter Coyote that brings to light the heartbreaking realities of public education. It's the story of what happens when politics enters the ... See full summary »

Writer: Angie Klink | Director: Jack Klink | Stars: Peter Coyote, Diane Ravitch, Linda Darling-Hammond, Marc Tucker

26. The Mother and the Law (1919)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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A re-edited version of the 'modern' story from Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916).

Writer: D.W. Griffith | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Miriam Cooper, Vera Lewis

27. Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark (2011)

51 min | Documentary

8.1
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Bahrain: An island kingdom in the Arabian Gulf where the Shia Muslim majority are ruled by a family from the Sunni minority... See full synopsis »

Writer: May Ying Welsh | Director: May Ying Welsh | Stars: Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

28. Uncle Willie's Bicycle Shop (1954)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Around the turn of the century, in England, alcoholic Uncle Willie is the bane of his family, of which his brother-in-law (Cecil Parker) is the family spokesman. It is decided to let Uncle ... See full summary »

Writer: Brock Williams | Director: Harold French | Stars: Cecil Parker, Eileen Herlie, Donald Wolfit, Peter Asher

29. Sakada (1976)

Drama

7.7
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Writers: Lualhati Bautista, Oscar Miranda | Director: Behn Cervantes | Stars: Robert Arevalo, Hilda Koronel, Pancho Magalona, Bembol Roco

30. Lonesome Trail (1945)

Approved | 57 min | Western

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Jimmy and partner Dusty have bought a ghost town in the Cherokee strip. When they arrive they find their other partner Lasses has sold 51% to four crooks. The four then fake a gold rush to ... See full summary »

Writers: Louise Rousseau, Oliver Drake | Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Jimmy Wakely, Lee 'Lasses' White, John James, Iris Clive

31. The Iron Bodyguard (1973)

Action, Adventure

6.7
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When legendary swordsman Wang Wu challenges the authority on a blanket arrest of men when really only one is guilty, his intervention (and its success) is observed by politician Tan Tzutung... See full summary »

Writer: Kuang Ni | Directors: Cheh Chang, Hsueh Li Pao | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Hua Yueh, Lily Li, Betty Pei Ti

32. The Soul of Youth (1920)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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After directing him as the title character in Huckleberry Finn, William Desmond Taylor again used boy actor Lewis Sargent in this picture... See full synopsis »

Writer: Julia Crawford Ivers | Director: William Desmond Taylor | Stars: Lewis Sargent, Ernest Butterworth Jr., Clyde Fillmore, Grace Morse

33. Don't Turn 'em Loose (1936)

Approved | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A conscientious attorney who is a member of the State Parole Board, finds his own son, using an alias, up for parole and makes the decision to cast the approving vote. This turns out to ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Walsh, Harry Segall, Ferdinand Reyher | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Lewis Stone, James Gleason, Bruce Cabot, Louise Latimer

34. Hit the Road (1941)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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Kids look to get revenge when their fathers are all killed in a mob war.

Writers: Robert Lee Johnson, Brenda Weisberg | Director: Joe May | Stars: Gladys George, Barton MacLane, Billy Halop, Huntz Hall

35. Monte Carlo Nights (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

5.2
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A man wrongfully convicted of murder escapes custody and goes in search of the real killer. The problem is that he only has one clue to go on.

Writers: E. Phillips Oppenheim, Norman Houston | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Mary Brian, John Darrow, Yola d'Avril, Astrid Allwyn

36. The Lady and the Bandit (1951)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance

6.2
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A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.

Writers: Jack DeWitt, Duncan Renaldo, Robert Libott, Frank Burt, Alfred Noyes | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, Suzanne Dalbert, Tom Tully

37. New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (1931)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.1
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Wallingford is a con-man whose specialty is taking money from suckers. His partners are Schnozzle, a pickpocket and car thief; and Blackie, who has played the game for years. Jimmy's latest... See full summary »

Writers: Charles MacArthur, George Randolph Chester | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: William Haines, Jimmy Durante, Ernest Torrence, Leila Hyams

38. School for Girls (1934)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Annette Eldrige, who has met a young man, who happens to be a jewel thief, has been caught with some stolen jewels and is sentenced to three years in a reformatory. There a sadistic lady is... See full summary »

Writers: Reginald Wright Kauffman, Albert DeMond | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Sidney Fox, Paul Kelly, Lois Wilson, Lucille La Verne

39. Young Chopin (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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A story of the formative years in Chopin's life between 1825 and 1831, a time of social unrest throughout Europe, of rising nationalism, and of cries for reform. Chopin, an outstanding ... See full summary »

Writers: Gustaw Bachner, Jerzy Broszkiewicz, Aleksander Ford, Stanislaw Hadyna, Jan Korngold, Leon Kruczkowski | Director: Aleksander Ford | Stars: Czeslaw Wollejko, Zbigniew Lobodzinski, Józef Nieweglowski, Jerzy Duszynski

40. Her Secret (1933)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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In "Her Secret" (aka "The Girl from Georgia" in the UK in 1934 when shown there)Johnny, the son of a rich-man, is an idling, good-for-nothing loafer, who leads a wild-and-hectic life, ... See full summary »

Writer: Helen Mitchell | Director: Warren Millais | Stars: Sari Maritza, William Collier Jr., Alan Mowbray, Ivan F. Simpson

41. Silver Stallion (1941)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.5
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The Kid and his pals are horse thieves wanted by the law. As he takes a horse from Jan Walton she makes him promise to bring it back. This makes him go straight and when his pals steal ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Emmett Tansey | Director: Edward Finney | Stars: David Sharpe, LeRoy Mason, Chief Thundercloud, Thornton Edwards

42. I Was a Convict (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Millionaire John B. Harrison is finishing a two-year sentence in prison for income-tax evasion. Two convicts, "Rocks" Henry and Matty are planning an escape and going to kidnap Harrison. ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Ben Markson | Director: Aubrey Scotto | Stars: Barton MacLane, Beverly Roberts, Clarence Kolb, Janet Beecher

43. Jack Pot (1940)

Approved | 20 min | Crime, Drama, Short

6.3
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An entry in MGM's Crime Does Not Pay series, which deals with illegal gambling and illegal bookmaking.

Writers: Eric L. Ergenbright, Douglas Foster, Alan Friedman | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Tom Neal, Ann Morriss, Edwin Maxwell, Jean Rouverol

44. The Cherokee Flash (1945)

Approved | 58 min | Western

7.6
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Lawyer Butler, wanting Jeff Carson's ranch, has the Sheriff and his gang frame the bank holdup on him. Then they kill a witness that could free Carson and blame the murder on his son Sunset... See full summary »

Writer: Betty Burbridge | Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Sunset Carson, Linda Stirling, Tom London, Roy Barcroft

45. Paradise Valley (1934)

Passed | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Music

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Writers: Ira Anson, Francis Wheeler, George Arthur Durlam | Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Sam Pierce, Jean Chatburn, Wheeler Oakman, Arthur Loft

46. The Mysterious Pilot (1937)

Passed | 300 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.0
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A 15-episode serial in which our hero, Jim Dorn helps hide Jean McNain from a man she can implicate in a murder.

Writers: George Rosener, George M. Merrick, William Byron Mowery | Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Frank Hawks, Dorothy Sebastian, Esther Ralston, Rex Lease

47. Speed to Burn (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Tim Turner raises a horse for a trainer and sees it sold to the police. He later finds that crooks have conspired to keep it from racing.

Writers: Edwin Dial Torgerson, Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Michael Whalen, Lynn Bari, Marvin Stephens, Henry Armetta

48. Fighting Bill Carson (1945)

Passed | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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Fuzzy and Billy discover a woman they rescued during a stagecoach holdup is actually a member of the holdup gang.

Writer: Louise Rousseau | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Kay Hughes, I. Stanford Jolley

50. The Ballad of Louie the Louse (1959 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

7.3
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A slimy loan shark is mistakenly believed to have died and a newspaper reporter writes a kind, if erroneous, obituary about his life. The loan shark decides to reform and try to live up to the kind things that were written about him.

Writer: Nat Hiken | Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Phil Silvers, Eddie Albert, Betsy Palmer, Pert Kelton