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1. Collateral (2004)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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71 Metascore

A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 302,795 | Gross: $100.00M

2. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Votes: 185,945

3. The People Under the Stairs (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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Two adults and a juvenile burglar break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children and become trapped.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer

Votes: 24,752 | Gross: $24.20M

4. Operator (II) (2016)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy performer, are happily married until they decide to use one another in their work.

Director: Logan Kibens | Stars: Martin Starr, Mae Whitman, Nat Faxon, Cameron Esposito

Votes: 774

5. Sliding Doors (1998)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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59 Metascore

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 54,018 | Gross: $11.88M

6. The Decoy Bride (2011)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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42 Metascore

When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent.

Director: Sheree Folkson | Stars: Kelly Macdonald, David Tennant, Alice Eve, Michael Urie

Votes: 8,563 | Gross: $0.00M

7. The Challenger (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Sport

5.6
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A Bronx boxer fights his way to a better life.

Director: Kent Moran | Stars: Kent Moran, Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Merkerson, Justin Hartley

Votes: 957 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Management (2008)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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50 Metascore

A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.

Director: Stephen Belber | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson, Margo Martindale

Votes: 15,244 | Gross: $0.93M

9. Pieces of April (2003)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.

Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Katie Holmes, Oliver Platt, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke

Votes: 18,298 | Gross: $2.36M

10. The Entitled (2011)

R | 91 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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A young man, broke and jobless, abducts three rich college kids to try and get money from their fathers.

Director: Aaron Woodley | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Ray Liotta, Laura Vandervoort, Victor Garber

Votes: 5,644

11. The Monkey's Paw (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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Jake is given a monkey's paw that grants three wishes. After the first two wishes leave his friend Cobb undead, Cobb pushes Jake to make a final wish.

Director: Brett Simmons | Stars: C.J. Thomason, Stephen Lang, Michelle Pierce, Corbin Bleu

Votes: 1,747

12. The Tripper (2006)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

5.1
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A Ronald Reagan-obsessed serial killer targets a bunch of hippies who are heading to a weekend-long concert.

Director: David Arquette | Stars: Jaime King, Thomas Jane, Lukas Haas, David Arquette

Votes: 5,364 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Chocolate (2008)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.

Director: Prachya Pinkaew | Stars: JeeJa Yanin, Hiroshi Abe, Pongpat Wachirabunjong, Taphon Phopwandee

Votes: 15,504 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Naked As We Came (2013)

87 min | Drama, Family

6.2
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Love, loss and hope are tumultuously explored amidst a tranquil backdrop and asks us all the question: What is your dream?

Director: Richard LeMay | Stars: Ben Weaver, Karmine Alers, S. Lue McWilliams, Ryan Vigilant

Votes: 1,180

15. Ajami (2009)

124 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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82 Metascore

Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami.

Directors: Scandar Copti, Yaron Shani | Stars: Fouad Habash, Nisrine Rihan, Elias Saba, Youssef Sahwani

Votes: 5,188 | Gross: $0.62M

16. Four (I) (2012)

R | 75 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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On a hot 4th of July night, sparks fly between four people as they test the limits and possibilities of their own freedom.

Director: Joshua Sanchez | Stars: E.J. Bonilla, Emory Cohen, Aja Naomi King, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 359

17. Liebestraum (1991)

R | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Two love affairs, a generation apart. Nick, a professor of architecture in upstate New York, comes to an Illinois town to be with his biological mother in the final days of her illness; he ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Kevin Anderson, Bill Pullman, Kim Novak, Pamela Gidley

Votes: 1,289 | Gross: $0.13M

18. None But the Lonely Heart (1944)

Passed | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they are both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet.

Director: Clifford Odets | Stars: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald, June Duprez

Votes: 1,733

19. Apartment Zero (1988)

R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Donovan | Stars: Hart Bochner, Colin Firth, Dora Bryan, Liz Smith

Votes: 3,181 | Gross: $0.67M

20. From Mexico with Love (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama

5.4
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A washed-up trainer takes a self-destructive young boxer under his wing.

Director: Jimmy Nickerson | Stars: Kuno Becker, Steven Bauer, Stephen Lang, Alex Nesic

Votes: 458 | Gross: $0.55M

21. The Other Side of Sunday (1996)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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The Other Side of Sunday, Also known in Norwegian as "Sndags Engler", is a movie that criticizes the small, and often tight church community. We follow the Preachers Daughter; Maria in her ... See full summary »

Director: Berit Nesheim | Stars: Marie Theisen, Hildegun Riise, Bjørn Sundquist, Sylvia Salvesen

Votes: 1,049

22. A nyomozó (2008)

107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Badly needing money for the treatment of his ill mother, pathologist Tibor Malkáv accepts the proposition of a stranger to murder someone he doesn't know a thing about.

Director: Attila Gigor | Stars: Zsolt Anger, András Márton Baló, Péter Blaskó, Csaba Czene

Votes: 1,768

23. Graceland (I) (2012)

84 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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75 Metascore

When a kidnapping goes wrong, a desperate father risks everything to save his daughter from the men who hold her captive.

Director: Ron Morales | Stars: Arnold Reyes, Menggie Cobarrubias, Dido de la Paz, Leon Miguel

Votes: 1,127 | Gross: $0.02M

24. My Brother (2006)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

5.6
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33 Metascore

"My Brother" is an inner city story of two impoverished boys, Isaiah and James. James is developmentally disabled. Their mother, L'Tisha, finds herself in a tragic situation. Dying of ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Lover | Stars: Vanessa Williams, Tatum O'Neal, Nashawn Kearse, Christopher Scott

Votes: 273 | Gross: $0.03M

25. Pelísky (1999)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Michael Beran, Miroslav Donutil, Simona Stasová, Kristýna Nováková

Votes: 3,245

26. El bruto (1953)

81 min | Drama

7.4
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A tough young man, who helps to kick poor people out of their houses, falls in love with a girl. She lives with her father in the building about to be demolished.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz, Katy Jurado, Rosita Arenas, Andrés Soler

Votes: 1,307

27. Some Things That Stay (2004)

96 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A coming-of-age story of a teenage girl from a liberal upbringing who moves to a conservative baptist community in rural 1950s America.

Director: Gail Harvey | Stars: Katie Boland, Stuart Wilson, Alberta Watson, Geraint Wyn Davies

Votes: 310

28. Poulet au vinaigre (1985)

110 min | Crime, Mystery

6.6
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When a small town begins losing its citizenry in a series of grisly murders, out-of-town police inspector Jean Lavardin (Jean Poiret) is sent to investigate. Could the killers be a bullied ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Jean Poiret, Stéphane Audran, Michel Bouquet, Jean Topart

Votes: 1,064

29. 10 Promises to My Dog (2008)

117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A teenage girl adopts a homeless puppy and names it "Socks". They take care of each others since then, until one day when she is thinking Socks to be smaller than she thought it used be...

Director: Katsuhide Motoki | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Ryo Kase, Mayuko Fukuda, Chizuru Ikewaki

Votes: 463

30. Liverpool (2008)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

6.4
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A merchant sailor returns to his home in Tierra del Fuego after spending most of his life at sea.

Director: Lisandro Alonso | Stars: Juan Fernández, Nieves Cabrera, Giselle Irrazabal

Votes: 836

31. Unholy Women (2006)

107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment, "Rattle Rattle", tells the story of a young woman who is pursued by an evil ... See full summary »

Directors: Keita Amemiya, Takuji Suzuki, Keisuke Toyoshima | Stars: Noriko Nakagoshi, Yûko Kobayashi, Riko Suzuki, Miharu Morina

Votes: 476

32. Donkeys (2010)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends. The more he tries to do right, the more he does wrong, and as his past ... See full summary »

Director: Morag McKinnon | Stars: James Cosmo, Kate Dickie, Martin Compston, Natalie Press

Votes: 195

33. End of Desire (1958)

86 min | Drama

6.6
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Normandy, second half of the nineteenth century. Jeanne Dandieu lives in a manor house with her parents and their servant Rosalie. She gets to know Julien, a handsome man, whom she soon ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Astruc | Stars: Maria Schell, Christian Marquand, Pascale Petit, Louis Arbessier

Votes: 177

34. Lantern Hill (1989 TV Movie)

111 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Jane, a young Toronto girl, tries to reunite her estranged parents during the 1930's, sick of her strict private school and abusive, nasty grandmother.

Director: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Mairon Bennett, Sam Waterston, Patricia Phillips, Zoe Caldwell

Votes: 248

35. Otoshimono (2006)

92 min | Horror

5.0
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On her way to school, high school girl Nana sees a train accident. Then Nana and her friend Kanae start to come across various bizarre phenomena, including red fingerprints and a female ... See full summary »

Director: Takeshi Furusawa | Stars: Erika Sawajiri, Chinatsu Wakatsuki, Shun Oguri, Aya Sugimoto

Votes: 655

36. A Small Act (2010)

88 min | Documentary

7.5
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A young Kenyan's life changes drastically when his education is sponsored by a Swedish stranger. Years later, he founds his own scholarship program to replicate the kindness he once received.

Director: Jennifer Arnold

Votes: 286

37. Hajimari no michi (2013)

96 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Director: Keiichi Hara | Stars: Ryo Kase, Aoi Miyazaki, Yûko Tanaka, Ren Ôsugi

Votes: 62

38. Dimenticare Venezia (1979)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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A gay brother visits his childhood home where his lesbian sister still lives. They reminisce about the better past and their parents.

Director: Franco Brusati | Stars: Mariangela Melato, Eleonora Giorgi, Erland Josephson, Nerina Montagnani

Votes: 206

39. Starting Over (2014)

94 min | Drama

6.4
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Nana is 19 and lives in a corner of Tokyo. Her birth mother and Marin, a girl the same age who she loves, were the only people she could trust. Nana confronts them in her yearning for love,... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Nishihara | Stars: Mika Akizuki, Nina Endô, Junki Tozuka, Kiyohiko Shibukawa

Votes: 12

40. What Grown-Ups Know (2004)

30 min | Drama, Short

6.6
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A bizarre love triangle between a teenage boy, his childlike, ailing mother, and the lonely manager of a desolate caravan park.

Director: Jonathan Wald | Stars: Stephen James King, Susie Lindeman, Daniel Roberts

Votes: 101

41. Independencia (2009)

77 min | Drama

6.5
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Mimicking early silent films, Independencia creates a lush metaphor that plays with cinematic illusions and the cultural and mythical history of the Philippines.

Director: Raya Martin | Stars: Sid Lucero, Tetchie Agbayani, Alessandra de Rossi, Mika Aguilos

Votes: 157

42. Soundless Wind Chime (2009)

110 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Ricky leaves Hong Kong for Switzerland to look for the lost soul and the past of his deceased Swiss lover, Pascal. Ricky struggles with the confusion of memories, reality and illusion.

Director: Kit Hung | Stars: Yulai Lu, Bernhard Bulling, Marie Omlin, Gilles Tschudi

Votes: 676

43. We Once Were Tide (2011)

18 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Set on the Isle of Wight, the film tells the story of Anthony and Kyle, and their last night together as Kyle moves away leaving Anthony to look after his terminally ill mother. Poetic in ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Bradbury | Stars: Mandy Aldridge, Tristan Bernays, Alexander Scott

Votes: 352

44. Heart Full of Rain (1997 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.3
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A young man returns to the family farm after being gone for six years. But it is not until he fights shoulder to shoulder with his father to save the farm from a flood that his father ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Ricky Schroder, Richard Crenna, Carroll Baker, Gabriel Mann

Votes: 86

45. Tatlo, dalawa, isa (1974)

156 min | Drama

7.9
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(Tagalog with English subtitles) Filipino cinema lenged, Lino Brocka, directs this compilation of three intimate stories about the perseverance of hope featuring a drug addict, an abandoned daughter and a repressed catholic.

Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Jay Ilagan, Perla Bautista, Laurice Guillen, Soxy Topacio

Votes: 34

46. So Little Time (1952)

88 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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During World War II, German soldiers occupy the home of a beautiful Belgian girl and her mother.

Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: Maria Schell, Marius Goring, Lucie Mannheim, Gabrielle Dorziat

Votes: 75

47. Weak Species (2009)

34 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Classmates Steve and George are part of a frightening food-chain. For Steve, high school is a game. Seducing his classmates gives him his sense of purpose and fuels his art and poetry. When... See full summary »

Director: Dan Faltz | Stars: Erik Smith, Brendan Bradley, James Eckhouse, Lyn Alicia Henderson

Votes: 122

48. Skeleton on Horseback (1937)

78 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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"The White Sickness", a leprosy-like disease, ravages the world during a war.

Director: Hugo Haas | Stars: Hugo Haas, Bedrich Karen, Zdenek Stepánek, Václav Vydra

Votes: 170

49. Real Fiction (2008)

20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Zach, a gifted writer, devoted son, and life-partner to his boyfriend AJ, is as ambitious as he is impatient. Success in his business seems impossibly elusive after trying every avenue ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Lam | Stars: Michael Garbe, Adam Hale, Michael Gregory, Matthew Rimmer

Votes: 43

50. Angela Markado (1980)

150 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Hilda Koronel, Johnny Delgado, Celia Rodriguez, Rez Cortez

Votes: 16