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1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

PG-13 | 201 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.9
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94 Metascore

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

2. The Woman in Black (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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62 Metascore

A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.

Writers: Susan Hill, Jane Goldman | Director: James Watkins | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciarán Hinds, Emma Shorey

3. Seven Psychopaths (2012)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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66 Metascore

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Writer: Martin McDonagh | Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

4. Gattaca (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.8
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64 Metascore

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

Writer: Andrew Niccol | Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

5. The Ninth Gate (1999)

R | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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44 Metascore

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.

Writers: Arturo Pérez-Reverte, John Brownjohn, Enrique Urbizu, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner

6. Waking Life (2001)

R | 99 min | Animation, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins

7. Gothika (2003)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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38 Metascore

A repressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked with no memory of why she is there and what she has done.

Writer: Sebastian Gutierrez | Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Halle Berry, Penélope Cruz, Robert Downey Jr., Charles S. Dutton

8. Death to Smoochy (2002)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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38 Metascore

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 kid's TV business isn't all child's play.

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

9. Harold and Maude (1971)

GP | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Writer: Colin Higgins | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

10. Hostage (2005)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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44 Metascore

A failed police negotiator turned small town cop, must save the lives of a family held hostage, which draws him into a much more dangerous situation.

Writers: Robert Crais, Doug Richardson | Director: Florent-Emilio Siri | Stars: Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Serena Scott Thomas, Jimmy Bennett

11. Wild at Heart (1990)

NC-17 | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.3
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52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Writers: Barry Gifford, David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

12. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Ray Bradbury | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring

13. El Topo (1970)

Not Rated | 125 min | Western

7.5
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El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) ... See full summary »

Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau

14. Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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This movie is about how life used to be in Mexico. It is a love story between Pedro and Tita, and why they coudn't get married because Tita's mother wanted her oldest daughter to get ... See full summary »

Writer: Laura Esquivel | Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

15. The Andromeda Strain (2008 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.

Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Christa Miller, Louis Ferreira, Ricky Schroder

16. Secret Things (2002)

Unrated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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55 Metascore

Two young women find themselves struggling to survive in Paris, street-wise Nathalie, a stripper, and naïve Sandrine, a barmaid. Together, they discover that sex can be used to their ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean-Claude Brisseau | Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau | Stars: Coralie Revel, Sabrina Seyvecou, Roger Miremont, Fabrice Deville

17. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

G | 225 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The life of Jesus Christ.

Writers: Fulton Oursler, Henry Denker, James Lee Barrett, George Stevens | Directors: George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston, Michael Anderson Jr.

18. Faces of Death (1978)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Horror

3.9
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A collection of death scenes, ranging from TV-material to home-made super-8 movies The common factor is death by some means.

Writer: John Alan Schwartz | Director: John Alan Schwartz | Stars: Michael Carr, Samuel Berkowitz, Mary Ellen Brighton, Thomas Noguchi

19. The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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87 Metascore

A film about the former US Secretary of Defense and the various difficult lessons he learned about the nature and conduct of modern war.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Robert McNamara, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Richard Nixon

20. Sacrifice (1986)

PG | 142 min | Drama

8.1
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At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.

Writer: Andrei Tarkovsky | Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

21. Dagon (2001)

R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring.

Writers: H.P. Lovecraft, Dennis Paoli | Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Ezra Godden, Francisco Rabal, Raquel Meroño, Macarena Gómez

22. The Adjuster (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A reflection about what makes everyone's life unique, through the story of Noah's family. Noah is an adjuster, having sex with his customers. His wife Hera watches pornographic movies for ... See full summary »

Writer: Atom Egoyan | Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Elias Koteas, Arsinée Khanjian, Maury Chaykin, Gabrielle Rose

23. Regular Lovers (2005)

183 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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76 Metascore

1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail... See full summary »

Writers: Philippe Garrel, Arlette Langmann, Marc Cholodenko | Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Julien Lucas, Eric Rulliat

24. Path to War (2002 TV Movie)

165 min | Drama

7.5
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In the mid-1960s, President Johnson and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam.

Writer: Daniel Giat | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Michael Gambon, Donald Sutherland, Alec Baldwin, Bruce McGill

25. The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Writers: John Masters, Michael Hirst | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Saeed Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor, Helena Michell

26. Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, History

6.7
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40 Metascore

Wisconsin Death Trip is an intimate, shocking and sometimes hilarious account of the disasters that befell one small town in Wisconsin during the final decade of the 19th century. The film ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Lesy, James Marsh | Director: James Marsh | Stars: Ian Holm, Jeffrey Golden, Jo Vukelich, Marcus Monroe

27. A Bright Shining Lie (1998 TV Movie)

R | 118 min | Drama, War

6.5
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True story of Army man John Paul Vann, whose military success provided him the fulfillment he never found in his personal life.

Writers: Neil Sheehan, Terry George | Director: Terry George | Stars: Bill Paxton, Bo Eason, William L. Mansey, Karina Logue

28. Les liaisons dangereuses (1959)

106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Juliette Merteuil and Valmont is a sophisticated couple, always looking for fun and excitement. Both have sexual affairs with others and share their experiences with one another. But there ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Brulé, Choderlos de Laclos, Roger Vadim, Roger Vailland | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg, Madeleine Lambert

29. Le grand soir (2012)

92 min | Comedy

5.8
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The film tells the story of 2 brothers. One punk, one salesman. The salesman get laid off, and slowly becomes a punk like his brother.

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Albert Dupontel, Brigitte Fontaine, Areski Belkacem

30. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Harry S. Ashmore, Daniel Berrigan, Joseph Buttinger, William R. Corson

31. La mer à boire (2011)

98 min | Drama

5.8
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Writers: Pierre Chosson, Jacques Maillot | Director: Jacques Maillot | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Maud Wyler, Yann Trégouët, Alain Beigel

32. Butterfly Kiss (1995)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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61 Metascore

Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Michael Winterbottom | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Amanda Plummer, Kathy Jamieson, Saskia Reeves, Des McAleer

33. The Healing (2012)

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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The Healing is a story of Filipino tradition wherein people are asking for help on treatment of diseases. A news about the miraculous works of a faith healer spread all over attracting the ... See full summary »

Writers: Chito S. Roño, Roy Iglesias | Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Vilma Santos, Kim Chiu, Janice de Belen, Pokwang

34. Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.4
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34 Metascore

Otto is a handsome, sensitive, neo-Goth zombie with an identity crisis wandering the streets of the city, until one day he auditions for a zombie film...

Writer: Bruce La Bruce | Director: Bruce La Bruce | Stars: Jey Crisfar, Marcel Schlutt, Nicholas Fox Ricciardi, Keith Böhm

35. Far from Vietnam (1967)

120 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.4
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In seven different parts, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy for the North-Vietnamees army during the Vietnam-war.

Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Jacques Sternberg | Directors: Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda, Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Anne Bellec, Karen Blanguernon, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel

36. Cyclo (1995)

123 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A young man who struggles through life by earning some money with his bicycle-taxi in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) gets contact to a group of criminals. They introduce him to the mafia-world ... See full summary »

Writer: Tran Anh Hung | Director: Tran Anh Hung | Stars: Le Van Loc, Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Nhu Quynh Nguyen

37. Red Cherry (1995)

120 min | Drama, War

7.3
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It is 1940. Chuchu and Luo Xiaoman are Chinese students who have been sent to study in Moscow, at the International School. She is 13; he is 12. Xiaoman is from Yanan, Mao's base after the ... See full summary »

Writers: Qitao Jiang, Wei Lu, Daying Ye | Director: Daying Ye | Stars: Ke-Yu Guo, Hsiao-ling Hsu, Vladmill Nizmiroff

38. FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions (2004)

82 min | Sci-Fi

4.5
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France. A near and probable future. The Sisterhood of Metacontrol governs Europe. Angeline, an exemplary and irreproachable citizen has just joined the order... But her relationship with a ... See full summary »

Writer: Carlos Atanes | Director: Carlos Atanes | Stars: Xavier Tort, Anne Céline Auche, Manel Solás, Raúl Mena

39. Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (2002)

Unrated | 104 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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75 Metascore

A film about the state of Chinese occupied Tibet and its history of oppression and resistance.

Writers: Maria Florio, Victoria Mudd, Sue Peosay | Director: Tom Piozet | Stars: Edward Edwards, Ed Harris, Shirley Knight, Tim Robbins

40. Only the Brave (1994)

59 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Alex is in love with her best friend, Vicki, her mother has dissapeared and she sets fire to things in her spare time. Vicki comes from an abusive home and wants Alex to run away with her. ... See full summary »

Writers: Ana Kokkinos, Mira Robertson | Director: Ana Kokkinos | Stars: Elena Mandalis, Dora Kaskanis, Maude Davey, Helen Athanasiadis

41. The Human Vapor (1960)

Not Rated | 81 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A librarian is subject to a scientific experiment which goes wrong and transforms him into 'The Human Vapour'. He uses his new ability to rob banks to fund the career of his girlfriend, a ... See full summary »

Writer: Takeshi Kimura | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tatsuya Mihashi, Kaoru Yachigusa, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Keiko Sata

42. Gojo reisenki: Gojoe (2000)

138 min | Action, History

6.6
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Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a ... See full summary »

Writers: Gakuryu Ishii, Goro Nakajima | Director: Gakuryu Ishii | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Masatoshi Nagase, Daisuke Ryû, Masakatsu Funaki

43. 68 (2008 TV Movie)

110 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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From Washington to Saigon, Rome to Mexico, Paris to London, a wave of demonstrations shakes the world. 68 travels back in time to war torn Vietnam, freed and occupied Prague, Paris demonstrating, revolution in the Americas.

Director: Patrick Rotman | Stars: Edouard Balladur, The Beatles, Claude Berri, Leonid Brezhnev

44. Transmission 6-10 (2009)

123 min | Documentary, News

8.5
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An expose of Genocide taking place in China against the spiritual movement Falun Gong, which was incorrectly defined by the CCP as an 'evil cult'. Survivors of slave labour, brainwashing, ... See full summary »

Creator: Jamie Pearce | Directors: Andrew Moody, Jamie Pearce | Stars: Ethan Gutmann, Albert Ho, Annie Yang, Charles Lee

45. Bride of Fire (2000)

116 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Writers: Hamid Farokhnezhad, Khosrow Sinai | Director: Khosrow Sinai | Stars: Mehdi Ahmadi, Hamid Farokhnezhad, Saeed Poursamimi, Salimeh Rangzan

46. To Stay Alive (2002)

95 min | Drama

6.6
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A woman tries to escape from the much older man she was forced to marry.

Writers: Dariush Mehrjui, Vahidéa Mohammadi | Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Neda Aghaei, Masoumeh Bakhshi, Mohammad Habibian, Ghader Heydari

47. Zulu 9 (2001)

13 min | Short

6.6
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An Irish truck driver becomes concerned when he hears noises coming from the cargo container that he's hauling. He notifies the police via radio and as they rush to investigate, the situation quickly escalates in a growing cycle of terror.

Director: Alan Gilsenan | Stars: Ger Carey, Karen Bryson, Sean Lawlor, Michael McElhatton

48. False Fire: China's Tragic New Standard in State Deception (2004 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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A Very Detailed Video Analysis that de-bunks the supposed self-immolations of Falungong practitioners of January 2003 in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China.

49. Escape from Hell (1999)

Short

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Caught having sex with another man, this 17 year old has an angry fight with his father which comes to a tragic end when he sets himself on fire.

Writer: Dean Francis | Director: Dean Francis

50. Inside Amy Schumer (2013– )
Episode: A Porn Star Is Born (2013)

Comedy

7.7
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Amy quits her job as a porn star, refuses to accept a compliment, and finds out her boyfriend has AIDS.

Creators: Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer | Directors: Neal Brennan, Steven K. Tsuchida | Stars: Jessie Cantrell, Abby Elliott, Rachel Feinstein, Nikki Glaser