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1. The Equalizer (2014)

R | 132 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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57 Metascore

A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.

Writers: Richard Wenk, Michael Sloan, Richard Lindheim | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour

2. The Blacklist (2013– )

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A highly articulate, erudite and intelligent businessman and mastermind, "Red" Reddington, has allegedly been on the "10 Most Wanted List" of various U.S. law enforcement agencies for over ... See full summary »

Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold

3. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

4. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

5. Smallville (2001–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville.

Creators: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar | Stars: Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack, Kristin Kreuk

6. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Action, Drama, War

8.6
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90 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Writer: Robert Rodat | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

7. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.4
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89 Metascore

When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

Writers: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

8. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day.

Writer: Tom Schulman | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

9. Cars (2006)

G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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73 Metascore

A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.

Writers: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft, Jorgen Klubien, Dan Fogelman, Kiel Murray, Phil Lorin, Bonnie Hunt, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson, Don Lake, Steve Purcell, Dan Scanlon | Directors: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft | Stars: Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Paul Newman, Larry the Cable Guy

10. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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76 Metascore

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building.

Writers: Truman Capote, George Axelrod | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen

11. Hancock (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Fantasy

6.5
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49 Metascore

A hard-living superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public enters into a questionable relationship with the wife of the public relations professional who's trying to repair his image.

Writers: Vincent Ngo, Vince Gilligan | Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head

12. Halt and Catch Fire (2014– )

60 min | Drama | Pre-production

8.2
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Set in the early 1980s, series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths ... See full summary »

Creators: Christopher Cantwell, Christopher C. Rogers | Stars: Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis, Kerry Bishé

13. Rock of Ages (2012)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.9
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47 Metascore

A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.

Writers: Justin Theroux, Chris D'Arienzo, Allan Loeb | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin

14. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.1
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85 Metascore

Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

Writers: Tony Gilroy, Scott Z. Burns, George Nolfi, Robert Ludlum | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Édgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

15. The Bourne Identity (2002)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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68 Metascore

A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and regain his memory.

Writers: Tony Gilroy, W. Blake Herron, Robert Ludlum | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen

16. The Last Samurai (2003)

R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History

7.7
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55 Metascore

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

Writers: John Logan, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly, William Atherton

17. Citizen Kane (1941)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

18. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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53 Metascore

A Russian sniper and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Writers: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Alain Godard | Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

19. Cold Case (2003–2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

Creator: Meredith Stiehm | Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

20. Vanilla Sky (2001)

R | 136 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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45 Metascore

A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.

Writers: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil, Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell

21. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.8
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73 Metascore

When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.

Writers: Robert Ludlum, Tony Gilroy | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

22. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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86 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

23. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

PG | 122 min | Drama

8.1
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Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Writers: Tennessee Williams, Oscar Saul | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

24. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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45 Metascore

A young woman with a Southern background runs away from her husband in Alabama and reinvents herself as a New York socialite.

Writers: Douglas J. Eboch, C. Jay Cox | Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas, Candice Bergen

25. Secondhand Lions (2003)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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52 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.

Writer: Tim McCanlies | Director: Tim McCanlies | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

26. K-PAX (2001)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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49 Metascore

Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

Writers: Gene Brewer, Charles Leavitt | Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard

27. Chasing Amy (1997)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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71 Metascore

Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's gay.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee, Scott Mosier

28. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, War

6.3
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54 Metascore

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

Writers: Peter Straughan, Jon Ronson | Director: Grant Heslov | Stars: Ewan McGregor, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges

29. The Three Musketeers (1993)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop the Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot: to form an ... See full summary »

Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, David Loughery | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Chris O'Donnell, Oliver Platt

30. The Searchers (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Alan Le May | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

31. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.7
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74 Metascore

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one the most accomplished street photographers.

Directors: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel | Stars: Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Daniel Arnaud, Simon Amédé

32. Appaloosa (2008)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Western

6.8
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64 Metascore

Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.

Writers: Robert Knott, Ed Harris, Robert B. Parker | Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger, Jeremy Irons

33. Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.

Writer: Steven Knight | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sophie Okonedo, Sergi López

34. The Human Stain (2003)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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57 Metascore

When a disgraced former college professor has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking secret about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.

Writers: Philip Roth, Nicholas Meyer | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise

35. Hoosiers (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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76 Metascore

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Writer: Angelo Pizzo | Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

36. Out of the Past (1947)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.1
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A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.

Writer: Daniel Mainwaring | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

37. In the Mood for Love (2000)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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85 Metascore

Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.

Writer: Kar Wai Wong | Director: Kar Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu, Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung

38. The Woodsman (2004)

R | 87 min | Drama

7.3
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72 Metascore

A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Writers: Steven Fechter, Nicole Kassell | Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Mos Def, David Alan Grier

39. Sarah's Key (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, War

7.5
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59 Metascore

In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.

Writers: Tatiana De Rosnay, Serge Joncour, Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot

40. The Banger Sisters (2002)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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48 Metascore

Lavinia and Suzette, former rock groupies and best friends, reconnect after twenty years; one is still as wild as ever, while the other has adopted a more conservative life-style.

Writer: Bob Dolman | Director: Bob Dolman | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Goldie Hawn, Geoffrey Rush, Erika Christensen

41. Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
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A Montreal construction worker joins a band and turns out to be a long-lost rock star from 1960s New Jersey - none other than Eddie Wilson, who mysteriously disappeared after a road accident.

Writers: P.F. Kluge, Charles Zev Cohen, Rick Doehring | Director: Jean-Claude Lord | Stars: Michael Paré, Marina Orsini, Bernie Coulson, Matthew Laurance

42. Advise & Consent (1962)

Approved | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Writers: Allen Drury, Wendell Mayes | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

43. Beautiful Kate (2009)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A writer, Ned Kendall, is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. The family home is in a very remote and isolated area. While ... See full summary »

Writers: Rachel Ward, Newton Thornburg | Director: Rachel Ward | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Maeve Dermody, Rachel Griffiths, Sophie Lowe

44. Bad Timing (1980)

X | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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The setting is Vienna. A young American woman is brought to a hospital after overdosing on pills, apparently in a suicide attempt. A police detective suspects foul play on the part of her ... See full summary »

Writer: Yale Udoff | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Art Garfunkel, Theresa Russell, Harvey Keitel, Denholm Elliott

45. Sleeping Dogs Lie (I) (2006)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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63 Metascore

A recently engaged woman's life is thrown into turmoil after confessing to her fiancé that she once experimented with bestiality.

Writer: Bobcat Goldthwait | Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Melinda Page Hamilton, Bryce Johnson, Brian Posehn, Geoff Pierson

46. 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

47. Udaan (2010)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama

8.4
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Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.

Writers: Vikramaditya Motwane, Anurag Kashyap, Satyanshu Singh, Devanshu Singh | Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Rajat Barmecha, Sanjay Gandhi, Ronit Roy, Manjot Singh

48. The Blue Dahlia (1946)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife.

Writer: Raymond Chandler | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva

49. The Hidden Child (2013)

105 min | Crime

5.8
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THE HIDDEN CHILD based on the bestselling novel by Camilla Läckberg The successful author Erica Falcks parents get killed in a violent car crash... See full synopsis »

Writers: Maria Karlsson, Camilla Läckberg | Director: Per Hanefjord | Stars: Claudia Galli, Richard Ulfsäter, Eva Fritjofson, Pamela Cortes Bruna

50. The Unknown Woman (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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56 Metascore

Haunted by a horrible past, a Ukrainian young woman calculatedly insinuates herself into the life of a rich Italian family.

Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore, Massimo De Rita | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Kseniya Rappoport, Michele Placido, Claudia Gerini, Piera Degli Esposti