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2. Hot Fuzz (2007)
R | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery
Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.
Votes: 375,547 | Gross: $23.62M
3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
R | 158 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
Votes: 350,134 | Gross: $102.52M
4. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Votes: 354,565 | Gross: $27.30M
5. Super 8 (2011)
PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.
Votes: 299,898 | Gross: $126.98M
6. Contact (1997)
PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.
Votes: 213,725 | Gross: $100.85M
7. Resident Evil (2002)
R | 100 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident.
Votes: 213,171 | Gross: $39.53M
8. Deep Blue Sea (1999)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Searching for a cure to Alzheimer's disease, a group of scientists on an isolated research facility become the bait, as a trio of intelligent sharks fight back.
Votes: 103,874 | Gross: $73.65M
9. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 194,357 | Gross: $40.14M
10. The Fountain (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
Votes: 199,945 | Gross: $10.14M
11. PK (2014)
153 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. His childlike curiosity will take him on a journey of love, laughter, and letting go.
Votes: 105,091 | Gross: $10.57M
12. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
R | 152 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has dead for forty years.
Votes: 182,660 | Gross: $10.10M
14. Sinister (I) (2012)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.
Votes: 173,000 | Gross: $48.06M
15. Antichrist (2009)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Votes: 94,583 | Gross: $0.40M
16. Concussion (2015)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.
Votes: 62,016 | Gross: $34.53M
17. Mama (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a foreboding evil has latched itself to their family.
Votes: 143,074 | Gross: $71.59M
19. Woman in Gold (2015)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Votes: 40,164 | Gross: $33.31M
20. 50/50 (2011)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Votes: 282,537 | Gross: $34.96M
21. What Lies Beneath (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.
Votes: 101,945 | Gross: $155.37M
22. As Above, So Below (2014)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Votes: 55,683 | Gross: $21.20M
23. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
R | 123 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
When the brilliant but unorthodox scientist Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man that he has created, the Creature escapes and later swears revenge.
Votes: 44,370 | Gross: $22.02M
24. Altered States (1980)
R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
Votes: 25,478 | Gross: $25.00M
25. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
Votes: 139,371 | Gross: $28.97M
26. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
Votes: 85,789 | Gross: $7.20M
27. The Ghost Writer (2010)
PG-13 | 128 min | Mystery, Thriller
A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
Votes: 138,425 | Gross: $15.52M
28. Steins;Gate (2011– )
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.
29. Real Genius (1985)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a high-powered laser for a university project. When their professor intends to turn their work into a military weapon, they decide to ruin his plans.
Votes: 25,038 | Gross: $13.00M
31. Sanctuary (2008–2011)
44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of "humanity" in the modern world, but the darker side contains monsters that only few are brave enough to face, because the future lies in their hands.
32. The Haunting (1999)
PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.
Votes: 61,192 | Gross: $91.19M
33. Another Earth (2011)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Votes: 77,385 | Gross: $1.32M
34. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
Votes: 106,512 | Gross: $28.75M
35. Teeth (I) (2007)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Still a stranger to her own body, a high school student discovers she has a physical advantage when she becomes the object of male violence.
Votes: 35,822 | Gross: $0.35M
36. Hour of Glory (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
As the Germans drop explosive booby-traps on Britain in 1943, the embittered expert who'll have to disarm them fights a private battle with alcohol.
37. The Big Blue (1988)
R | 168 min | Adventure, Drama, Sport
The rivalry between Enzo and Jacques, two childhood friends and now world-renowned free divers, becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown.
Votes: 39,931 | Gross: $3.50M
38. Shattered Glass (2003)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History
The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles.
Votes: 29,897 | Gross: $2.21M
39. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man... See full summary »
Votes: 55,374 | Gross: $15.50M
40. Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A scientific expedition sets out for Borneo to seek a flower called the Blood Orchid, which could grant longer life. Meanwhile, they run afoul of snakes and each other.
Votes: 23,566 | Gross: $31.53M
41. Patient Seven (2016)
116 min | Horror
The film centers on Dr. Marcus, a renowned psychiatrist who has selected 6 severe mentally ill and dangerous patients from the Spring Valley Mental Hospital to interview as part of research... See full summary »
Directors: Danny Draven, Paul Davis, Ómar Örn Hauksson, Dean Hewison, Joel Morgan, Johannes Persson, Nicholas Peterson, Erlingur Thoroddsen, Rasmus Wassberg | Stars: Michael Ironside, Jack Plotnick, Drew Fonteiro, Rane Jameson
42. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.
43. The Machine (I) (2013)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In efforts to construct perfect android killing machines in a war against China, UK scientists exceed their goal and create a sentient robot.
48. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
Votes: 91,427 | Gross: $18.59M
49. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
50. The Experiment (2001)
R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.
Votes: 81,827 | Gross: $0.14M