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1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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88 Metascore

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody

Votes: 508,044 | Gross: $59.07M

2. Young Frankenstein (1974)

PG | 106 min | Comedy

8.0
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An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Votes: 117,857 | Gross: $86.30M

3. La danza de la realidad (2013)

Unrated | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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76 Metascore

Alejandro Jodorowsky was born in 1929 in Tocopilla, a coastal town on the edge of the Chilean desert where this film was shot. It was there that Jodorowsky underwent an unhappy and ... See full summary »

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Brontis Jodorowsky, Pamela Flores, Jeremias Herskovits, Alejandro Jodorowsky

Votes: 4,749 | Gross: $0.19M

4. Nick of Time (1995)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Courtney Chase, Charles S. Dutton

Votes: 33,296 | Gross: $8.17M

5. Frankie and Johnny (1966)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.7
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A riverboat singer with a weakness for gambling wants to find his lucky red head, but his girlfriend Frankie is not amused.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan, Sue Ane Langdon

Votes: 1,303

6. A Good Woman (2004)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.5
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53 Metascore

While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore).

Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Milena Vukotic

Votes: 9,845 | Gross: $0.22M

7. The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

TV-14 | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson, Karl Malden

Votes: 12,075

8. Take the Money and Run (1969)

M | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire, Jacquelyn Hyde

Votes: 23,447

9. Underdog (1964–1973)

TV-G | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.4
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The adventures of a rhyming canine superhero.

Stars: George S. Irving, Wally Cox, Allen Swift, Norma MacMillan

Votes: 1,307

10. Stage Door (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A boardinghouse full of aspiring actresses and their ambitions, dreams and disappointments.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick

Votes: 5,985

11. Captain America (1944)

Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English | Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 535

12. America America (1963)

174 min | Drama

7.9
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A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis

Votes: 3,617

13. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, George Cukor | Stars: Clark Gable, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Leo Carrillo

Votes: 2,688

14. Fear City (1984)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and maimed by a psycho-killer. A conflicted ex-boxer-turned-talent-manager and his business partner and friend, who represent some of the girls, set out to find him before he strikes again.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Tom Berenger, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Scalia, Melanie Griffith

Votes: 2,136

15. That Man from Rio (1964)

112 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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A young man comes to the rescue of his girlfriend abducted by thieves and brought to Rio. An extravagant adventure ensues.

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Françoise Dorléac, Jean Servais, Roger Dumas

Votes: 3,098 | Gross: $0.04M

16. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello, C. Aubrey Smith, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 1,296

17. Shoeshine (1946)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

8.0
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Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele, Bruno Ortenzi

Votes: 4,596

18. Black Caesar (1973)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin

Votes: 2,292

19. The Terror of Tiny Town (1938)

Approved | 62 min | Western

3.5
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An evil gunslinging midget comes to terrorize the good little people of Tiny Town. The townspeople organize to defeat him, and zany antics ensue

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Billy Curtis, Yvonne Moray, 'Little Billy' Rhodes, Billy Platt

Votes: 1,277

20. Do Bigha Zamin (1953)

131 min | Drama

8.4
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In the hope of earning enough money to pay off his debts and save his land, a poor farmer becomes a rickshaw puller in the Calcutta and faces many difficulties.

Director: Bimal Roy | Stars: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Rattan Kumar, Murad

Votes: 1,208

21. On the Right Track (1981)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Lester is a homeless shoeshine boy living in a railway station. He's got this funny knack for picking the winning horses' names out of the paper while shining shoes. When word gets around, ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Gary Coleman, Maureen Stapleton, Norman Fell, Michael Lembeck

Votes: 321

22. Lisbon Story (1994)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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The director Friedrich Monroe has trouble with finishing a silent b&w movie about Lisbon. He calls his friend, the sound engineer Phillip Winter, for help. As Winter arrives Lisbon weeks ... See full summary »

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Patrick Bauchau, Vasco Sequeira, Canto e Castro

Votes: 3,436

23. Cry Danger (1951)

Passed | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Ex-con Rocky Mulloy seeks the real culprit in the crime he was framed for, in a night world of deceptive dames and double crosses.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Dick Powell, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Erdman, William Conrad

Votes: 1,334

24. The Emperor Jones (1933)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.5
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Unscrupulously ambitious Brutus Jones escapes from jail after killing a guard and through bluff and bravado finds himself the emperor of a Caribbean island.

Directors: Dudley Murphy, William C. de Mille | Stars: Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges, Frank H. Wilson, Fredi Washington

Votes: 659

25. Wine, Women and Horses (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.7
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Gamblers Jim Turner and Valarie part company in Chicago and agree to meet at Saratoga with Jim stopping off at Barrowville en route. There, Jim meets George Mayhew and Eight Ball, a ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Barton MacLane, Ann Sheridan, Dick Purcell, Peggy Bates

Votes: 65

26. A Bullet for Joey (1955)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, George Raft, Audrey Totter, George Dolenz

Votes: 656

27. Among the Living (1941)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.5
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A mentally unstable man, who has been kept in isolation for years, escapes and causes trouble for his identical twin brother.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Albert Dekker, Susan Hayward, Frances Farmer, Harry Carey

Votes: 326

28. Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat (1941)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.4
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Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Ivie Anderson, Mel Blanc

Votes: 303

29. So Dark the Night (1946)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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A renowned and relentless Paris detective takes his first vacation in eleven years at a small inn in the French countryside. There he meets and falls in love with the hotelier's daughter, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Steven Geray, Micheline Cheirel, Eugene Borden, Ann Codee

Votes: 413

30. My Mother's Courage (1995)

89 min | Drama, War

6.9
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The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator's mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Pauline Collins, George Tabori, Ulrich Tukur, Natalie Morse

Votes: 152

31. General Spanky (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Family, War

5.9
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A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Phillips Holmes, Ralph Morgan, Irving Pichel

Votes: 260

32. Looking for Palladin (2008)

R | 115 min | Comedy

5.7
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34 Metascore

A young Hollywood player is drawn into a remote place looking for a quick deal and instead finds a sanctuary, a community, and ultimately himself.

Director: Andrzej Krakowski | Stars: Ben Gazzara, David Moscow, Talia Shire, Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Votes: 120

33. The Personality Kid (1934)

Approved | 68 min | Drama

6.0
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Ritzy McCarty is a fighter managed by his wife Joan, who wants him only to fight until they have the money to build a better life. However, he has other ideas.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Glenda Farrell, Claire Dodd, Robert Gleckler

Votes: 87

34. Nobat e Asheghi (1990)

75 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Part one: A brown-haired man finds out that his wife cheats on him with a blonde-haired man. He kills his rival and is condemned to the capital punishment. Gazale takes her own life. Part ... See full summary »

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Shiva Gered, Abdurrahman Palay, Menderes Samancilar, Aken Tunj

Votes: 110

35. Abandoned (1949)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Newspaperman helps girl find her sister's illegitimate baby, gets mixed up in baby-adoption racket.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Gale Storm, Marjorie Rambeau, Raymond Burr

Votes: 137

36. Sass (2001)

112 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Director: Carlo Rola | Stars: Ben Becker, Henry Hübchen, Jürgen Vogel, Frank Sieckel

Votes: 531

37. I'll Love You Always (1935)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Nora Clegg, an actress, marries Carl Brent, an unemployed young engineer, whose estimation of his worth and ability keeps him from getting a job. He finally acquires a position that will ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Bulgakov | Stars: Nancy Carroll, George Murphy, Raymond Walburn, Arthur Hohl

Votes: 8

38. Santa's Surprise (1947)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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Five children from around the world follow Santa home on Christmas Eve, and decide to give him some extra help around the workshop.

Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 182

39. Wide Open Faces (1938)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy

6.1
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Criminal from all over the country converge on the Lakeside Inn in Willow Springs where bank robber Duke Temple (Stanley Fields) has stashed $100,000. Wilbur Keeks (Joe E. Brown),soda jerk ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Jane Wyman, Alison Skipworth, Lyda Roberti

Votes: 35

40. Diamond Jim: Skulduggery in Samantha (1965 TV Movie)

33 min | Western

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Adventurer Diamond Jim Brady is hired by Enwright, a railroad company president, to ramrod his track through to a silver boomtown in Colorado by the required date. If Brady succeeds the ... See full summary »

Director: John Peyser | Stars: Dale Robertson, Walter Burke, Jeff York, Robert Emhardt

41. Social Distortion: Machine Gun Blues (2011 Video)

8 min | Short, Action, Music

8.4
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Director: Jeremy Alter | Stars: Mike Ness, Jonny Wickersham, Brent Harding, Dave Hidalgo

Votes: 41

42. 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 »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: William Haines, Jimmy Durante, Ernest Torrence, Leila Hyams

Votes: 375

43. No Place to Go (1939)

Approved | 56 min | Drama

6.1
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Andrew Plummer is content living in an old soldiers home, but he agrees to move in with his son and his wife thinking that his son needs help with his business. Andrew later finds out that ... See full summary »

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Gloria Dickson, Fred Stone, Sonny Bupp

Votes: 29

44. Si malakas si maganda at si mahinhin (1980)

Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Director: Danny L. Zialcita | Stars: Dindo Fernando, Elizabeth Oropesa, Alma Moreno, Suzanne Gonzales

Votes: 6

45. Enas delikanis (1963)

90 min | Comedy

7.8
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The adventures of a young Cretan Casanova.

Director: Manolis Scouloudis | Stars: Manos Katrakis, Ilia Livykou, Alkis Yannakas, Kleo Skouloudi

Votes: 36

46. So You Won't Talk (1940)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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"Whiskers," the timid book reviewer on a metropolitan daily newspaper is fired, along with the switchboard-operator, Lucy Walters, his girlfriend. They agree to meet for dinner to discuss a... See full summary »

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Frances Robinson, Vivienne Osborne, Bernard Nedell

Votes: 7

47. Lady Luck (1936)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Patricia Farr, William Bakewell, Duncan Renaldo, Iris Adrian

Votes: 13

48. The Manicure Lady (1911)

11 min | Short, Comedy

5.4
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The manicure lady spurns the barber and dates a rich cad instead.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mack Sennett, Vivian Prescott, Edward Dillon, Kate Bruce

Votes: 72

49. A Pleasant Journey (1923)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

6.9
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Ernie and Farina anger the police force with their shoeshine scheme. Later, the gang switches places with some runaways about to board a train.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Jack Davis, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins

Votes: 27

50. Grateful Gus (1958)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Crime

7.0
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Grateful Gus, a happy-go-lucky panhandler, puts the touch on a bank executive who is hastily absconding with the bank's liquid assets. The banker gives Gus a ten-dollar bill, and Gus is so ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Tendlar | Stars: Dayton Allen, Jackson Beck

Votes: 7