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1. S.W.A.T. (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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45 Metascore

An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody and only the LAPD's Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.

Writers: Robert Hamner, Ron Mita, Jim McClain, David Ayer, David McKenna | Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J

2. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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76 Metascore

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Writers: Bill Condon, Tom Eyen | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

3. New York, New York (1977)

PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.

Writers: Earl Mac Rauch, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus

4. Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.

Writers: Paul Mazursky, Leon Capetanos | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey

5. 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.

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

6. Muscle Beach Party (1964)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

4.4
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Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.

Writers: William Asher, Robert Dillon | Director: William Asher | Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Luciana Paluzzi, John Ashley

7. Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.9
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A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.

Writers: Elaine May, Warren Beatty, Harry Segall | Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry | Stars: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

8. Two Hands (1999)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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A 19 year old (Heath Ledger) finds himself in debt to a local gangster (Bryan Brown) when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a ... See full summary »

Writer: Gregor Jordan | Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown, David Field, Tom Long

9. Subway (1985)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Fred is living in the Paris Metro system. He is blackmailing Helena, whose safe he has robbed. Fred has various 'friends' all living in this sureal setting. The Roller is a rollerskating ... See full summary »

Writers: Luc Besson, Pierre Jolivet, Alain Le Henry, Marc Perrier, Sophie Schmit | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Isabelle Adjani, Richard Bohringer, Michel Galabru

10. Crimes of the Heart (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »

Writer: Beth Henley | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard

11. Bird (1988)

R | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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78 Metascore

The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.

Writer: Joel Oliansky | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright

12. Permanent Vacation (1980)

75 min | Drama

6.4
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A young slacker wanders New York City searching for some meaning in life and encounters many idiosyncratic characters.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Chris Parker, Leila Gastil, John Lurie, Richard Boes

13. City Heat (1984)

PG | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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A slick private eye and tough police lieutenant--once partners, now bitter enemies--reluctantly team up to investigate a murder.

Writers: Blake Edwards, Joseph Stinson | Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Jane Alexander, Madeline Kahn

14. Catchfire (1990)

R | 180 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.

Writers: Rachel Kronstadt Mann, Ann Louise Bardach | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Jodie Foster, Dean Stockwell, Vincent Price

15. Little Richard (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.

Writers: Bill Kerby, Daniel Taplitz | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Leon, Jenifer Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Tamala Jones

16. Kettle of Fish (2006)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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38 Metascore

A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.

Writer: Claudia Myers | Director: Claudia Myers | Stars: Matthew Modine, Gina Gershon, Christy Scott Cashman, Isiah Whitlock Jr.

17. The Leading Man (1996)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his ... See full summary »

Writer: Virginia Duigan | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Jon Bon Jovi, Anna Galiena, Lambert Wilson, Thandie Newton

18. The Missing Person (2009)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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57 Metascore

Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed ... See full summary »

Writer: Noah Buschel | Director: Noah Buschel | Stars: Michael Shannon, Frank Wood, Amy Ryan, Linda Emond

19. Can't Be Heaven (2000)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.0
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Everyone eventually meets the love of their lives. Sometimes, like Danny and Julia, that person comes along when you are 13 years old. Other times, like Hubbie and his sweetheart, ... See full summary »

Writer: Dario Fagnani | Director: Richard Friedman | Stars: Bryan Burke, Diane Ladd, Ralph Macchio, Rachel Ticotin

20. 'Round Midnight (1986)

R | 133 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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In 'Round Midnight, real-life jazz legend Dexter Gordon brilliantly portrays the fictional tenor sax player Dale Turner, a musician slowly losing the battle with alcoholism, estranged from ... See full summary »

Writers: David Rayfiel, Bertrand Tavernier, Colo Tavernier | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker, Sandra Reaves-Phillips

21. Butterfly (1999)

R | 96 min | Drama, Music, War

7.6
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69 Metascore

For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older ... See full summary »

Writers: Rafael Azcona, José Luis Cuerda, Manuel Rivas | Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Manuel Lozano, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Uxía Blanco, Gonzalo Uriarte

22. Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.3
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A famous jazz saxophonist whose life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

Writer: Paul Auster | Director: Paul Auster | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Richard Edson, Don Byron

23. The Velocity of Gary* *(Not His Real Name) (1998)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.0
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Valentino is an Ex Aldult film star very much in love with his girlfriend Mary Carmen....and boyfriend Gary. Things take a tragic turn when Valentino is rushed to the hospital after ... See full summary »

Writer: James Still | Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Salma Hayek, Thomas Jane, Olivia d'Abo

24. The Intruder (1999)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.0
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Catherine meets Nick by accident and, after a whirlwind romance, the two get married and Catherine moves into Nick's apartment only that's the start of problems when an unseen intruder ... See full summary »

Writers: Jamie Brown, Brooke Leimas, Paul Mayersberg | Director: David Bailey | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Charles Edwin Powell, Nastassja Kinski, Molly Parker

25. Spinout (1966)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

Writers: Theodore J. Flicker, George Kirgo | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall

26. Angel (1982)

R | 92 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers' leader. So ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Veronica Quilligan, Stephen Rea, Alan Devlin, Peter Caffrey

27. Swing Girls (2004)

105 min | Drama, Comedy, Music

7.7
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A tale of delinquent and lazy school girls. In their efforts to cut remedial summer math class, they end up poisoning and replacing the schools brass band.

Writers: Shinobu Yaguchi, Junko Yaguchi | Director: Shinobu Yaguchi | Stars: Juri Ueno, Yûta Hiraoka, Shihori Kanjiya, Yuika Motokariya

28. Taxi Blues (1990)

110 min | Drama

7.4
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Ivan is old Russia: thick, dour, hard-working, often brutish; he misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi, a new Russian, a musician, an alcoholic, irresponsible. Alexi ... See full summary »

Writer: Pavel Lungin | Director: Pavel Lungin | Stars: Pyotr Mamonov, Pyotr Zaychenko, Vladimir Kashpur, Natalya Kolyakanova

29. On Hostile Ground (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.8
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A geologist tries to prevent a huge sinkhole from devouring New Orleans during Mardi Gras.

Writers: Sharon Y. Cobb, Brent Reed, Brian L. Ross | Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: John Corbett, Jessica Steen, Brittany Daniel, Andrew Kraulis

30. The Tic Code (1999)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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64 Metascore

A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local ... See full summary »

Writer: Polly Draper | Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Chris Marquette, Polly Draper, Carol Kane, Desmond Robertson

31. Some Call It Loving (1973)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.1
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A woman who's been asleep for years is part of a carnival that sells her kisses for a buck. A lonely jazz musician buys her. Once awake, the two of them and his two girlfriends hook up. But sometimes, dreams are better than reality.

Writers: James B. Harris, John Collier | Director: James B. Harris | Stars: Zalman King, Carol White, Tisa Farrow, Richard Pryor

32. Night Owl (1993 TV Movie)

88 min | Thriller

5.1
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New York: Every night the mysterious "Night Owl" goes on the air with her moody radio show. She seems to have an inexplicable influence on some men; several of Julie's friends commit ... See full summary »

Writers: Ann Powell, Rose Schacht | Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Jennifer Beals, James Wilder, Louis Ferreira, Allison Hossack

33. Pink Floyd: P. U. L. S. E. Live at Earls Court (1994 TV Special)

145 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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Director: David Mallet | Stars: David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Guy Pratt

34. Der Joker (1987)

97 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

4.2
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Several known criminals already have been murdered by a professional killer, leaving no trace but the "ace" game card. The police suspects a new mob is trying to take over the district. The... See full summary »

Writers: Jonathan Carroll, Mortimer Ellis, Peter Patzak | Director: Peter Patzak | Stars: Peter Maffay, Tahnee Welch, Bernard Freyd, Massimo Ghini

35. Notes Towards an African Orestes (1970)

65 min | Documentary

7.1
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The director presents takes and scenes filmed on location in Africa for a film-that-never-was, a black Oresteia.

Writer: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Gato Barbieri, Donald F. Moye, Marcello Melis, Yvonne Murray

36. A Man Is Mostly Water (2000)

110 min | Comedy, Music

5.7
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The lives of two unambitious duplex neighbors, divorced father, hot-tempered, blues-obsessed documentarian Roper and wealthy golf-playing wastrel Andy, are compared. Both have loved ones ... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Parnes | Director: Fred Parnes | Stars: Fred Parnes, Christopher Rydell, Mark Curry, Paulina Mielech

37. Fancy Dancing (2002)

91 min | Comedy, Musical

5.7
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Thirty year old Torontonian Asa Gemmill loves movie musicals of the 1930s and 1940s, especially little known Canadian movies starring Mar Stoddart, who he views as the Canadian Fred Astaire... See full summary »

Writer: Brock Simpson | Director: Brock Simpson | Stars: Jason Priestley, Tanya Allen, Ewen Bremner, Dave Thomas

38. Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way (2010 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary

7.7
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A chronological look at the life and career of jazz musician, composer, and performer Dave Brubeck (1920- ), presented through contemporary interviews, archival footage of interviews and ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Ricker | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Bill Cosby, Sting, Duke Ellington

39. Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000)

130 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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The film tells the story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved his country and being Brazilian. This man fought to be loyal to himself. His music is a transparent portrait of his ... See full summary »

Writer: Joaquim Assis | Director: Zelito Viana | Stars: Antônio Fagundes, Marcos Palmeira, Letícia Spiller, Ana Beatriz Nogueira

40. Playboy: Sexy Lingerie IV (1992 Video)

Unrated | 50 min | Documentary

6.1
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Directors: Steve Conte, Ada Fieldman | Stars: Stacy Arthur, Samantha Dorman, Deborah Driggs, Morgan Fox

41. Don Redman & His Orchestra (1934)

10 min | Short, Music

5.9
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In a nightclub setting, Don Redman and His Orchestra perform three songs, and one number is performed by singers/tap dancers 'Red' and Struggie. (For the list of songs, check the soundtrack... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Don Redman, Red & Struggie, Red, Struggie

42. Make Believe Ballroom (1949)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.1
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Liza Lee, fast-talking press agent for Al Jarvis, persuades Jarvis to stage a Musical Mystery Contest, with a $5000 prize to the person who can first name the most musical numbers and their... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Duffy, Karen DeWolf, Martin Block, Al Jarvis | Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Jerome Courtland, Ruth Warrick, Ron Randell, Virginia Welles

43. Ornette: Made in America (1985)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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Director: Shirley Clarke | Stars: Ornette Coleman, Demon Marshall, Eugene Tatum, William S. Burroughs

44. Imagine the Sound (1981)

91 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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An examination, shown through both interviews and performances, of the avant-garde free jazz movement which reigned during the 1960s.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Paul Bley, Bill Dixon, Archie Shepp, Cecil Taylor

45. Lulú de noche (1986)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

4.1
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German, a young theater director, tries to organize a theater play about Lulu, a prostitute that was killed in London by Jack the ripper. While looking for the protagonist, Rufo appears, an... See full summary »

Writer: Emilio Martínez Lázaro | Director: Emilio Martínez Lázaro | Stars: Imanol Arias, Amparo Muñoz, Antonio Resines, Assumpta Serna

46. La danse du scorpion (1989 TV Movie)

Crime, Thriller

5.7
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Writers: Robert Geoffrion, Laurence Lemaire-Bazi | Director: Josée Dayan | Stars: Kim Coates, Roberta Weiss, Ronald Guttman, Béatrice Benscik

47. Kasal? (1980)

Drama, Romance

7.8
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Writer: Mario O'Hara | Director: Laurice Guillen | Stars: Christopher De Leon, Hilda Koronel, Jay Ilagan, Chanda Romero

48. Freddie Rich and His Orchestra (1938)

Approved | 11 min | Short, Music

6.8
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A musical short subject in which bandleader Freddie Rich conducts three musical numbers with his orchestra, with solos by Nan Wynn. In the midst of the radio broadcast on which the band is ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Freddie Rich, Freddie Rich and His Orchestra, Nan Wynn, Joe Sodja

49. Branford Marsalis: The Music Tells You (1992)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.8
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A documentary on jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Jerry Garcia, Bruce Hornsby, Robert Hurst, Branford Marsalis

50. Dancing Days (1926)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Romance

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Despite the fact that he has a beautiful wife who loves him and a good home, gold-digger Lillian Loring discovers that Ralph Hedman is a pushover for her winsome wiles and ways. Ralph's ... See full summary »

Writers: J.J. Bell, Dorothy Cairns | Director: Albert H. Kelley | Stars: Helene Chadwick, Forrest Stanley, Gloria Gordon, Lillian Rich