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1. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 17,413

2. Inland Empire (2006)

R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Gruszka

Votes: 42,429

3. The Pillow Book (1996)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor, Yoshi Oida, Ken Ogata

Votes: 10,657 | Gross: $2.29M

4. Silk (2007)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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39 Metascore

The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town's supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.

Director: François Girard | Stars: Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley, Kôji Yakusho, Sei Ashina

Votes: 9,523 | Gross: $1.10M

5. Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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44 Metascore

A U.S. Japanese fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures into the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, Yûki Kudô, Reeve Carney

Votes: 12,411 | Gross: $14.38M

6. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

PG | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.2
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A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Li Gong, Jingwu Ma, Saifei He, Cuifen Cao

Votes: 21,052 | Gross: $2.60M

7. Jamaica Inn (1939)

Passed | 98 min | Adventure, Crime

6.3
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In Cornwall in 1819, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges

Votes: 6,492

8. Mammoth (2009)

125 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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51 Metascore

While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the Philippines, the maid's family struggles to deal with her absence.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Michelle Williams, Marife Necesito, Sophie Nyweide

Votes: 8,448 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Guru (2007)

166 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.8
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70 Metascore

A villager, Gurukant Desai, arrives in Bombay 1958, and rises from its streets to become the GURU, the biggest tycoon in Indian history.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhavan

Votes: 14,665 | Gross: $2.09M

10. Red Shoe Diaries (1992 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.4
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After the death of his beloved wife, a man reads her diary and finds out that she was having an affair with a young construction worker.

Director: Zalman King | Stars: David Duchovny, Brigitte Bako, Billy Wirth, Kai Wulff

Votes: 1,130

11. Painted Fire (2002)

Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him.

Director: Kwon-taek Im | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Sung-kee Ahn, Ho-jeong Yu, Yeo-jin Kim

Votes: 2,191 | Gross: $0.06M

12. Sex and Zen (1991)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mak | Stars: Amy Yip, Lawrence Ng, Kent Cheng, Rena Murakami

Votes: 1,598 | Gross: $0.40M

13. Sutla (1999)

Drama, Romance

6.8
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Director: Romy Suzara | Stars: Priscilla Almeda, Gary Estrada, Samantha Lopez, Ray Ventura

Votes: 16

14. Silk (2006)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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In Taipei, the crippled scientist Hashimoto uses his invention of "Menger Sponge" to capture the energy of the spirit of a child in an old building. He invites the specialist in reading ... See full summary »

Director: Chao-Bin Su | Stars: Chen Chang, Yôsuke Eguchi, Kar Yan Lam, Barbie Hsu

Votes: 2,650

15. Uninvited (2003)

127 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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Jeong-won is a man with no memory of his childhood and his real family. At the beginning of the film he witnesses the deaths of two young girls. He begins seeing the girls dead bodies ... See full summary »

Director: Soo-youn Lee | Stars: Shin-yang Park, Ji-hyun Jun, Seon Yu, Ok Jeong

Votes: 1,242

16. Intimates (1997)

117 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Foon escapes an arranged marriage by walking the road of a Ji Sor. After an affair with Shing, she becomes pregnant. An attempted abortion nearly costs Foon her life. Wan, the young owner ... See full summary »

Director: Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung | Stars: Carina Lau, Charlie Yeung, Ya-Lei Kuei, Theresa Lee

Votes: 403

17. Here We Go Again (1942)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Music

5.7
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It's Fibber and Molly's 20th anniversary and they want to throw a big party. But when everyone declines their invitation, they decide to go on a second honeymoon instead. After one night at... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan

Votes: 189

18. Saturday's Children (1940)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Pretty Bobby Halevy loves Rims Rosson, a dreamer and inventor without much going for him. Rims has a scheme of going to Manila to turn hemp into silk and become rich. But when one of her ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: John Garfield, Anne Shirley, Claude Rains, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 284

19. Le cri de la soie (1996)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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An illiterate seamstress has a powerful fetish for silk which gets her into trouble. The psychiatrist sent to help her becomes fascinated by her case and when he returns to France from ... See full summary »

Director: Yvon Marciano | Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Marie Trintignant, Anémone, Adriana Asti

Votes: 137

20. Call the Mesquiteers (1938)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.7
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Smugglers hijack the Mesquiteers truck, but the police catch up, kill the smugglers, and then try to arrest the Mesquiteers as part of the gang. They escape but now have to prove their innocence while being hunted as wanted men.

Director: John English | Stars: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Lynne Roberts

Votes: 67

21. Danger Ahead (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Drama, Crime

6.0
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Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Lawrence Gray, Sheila Bromley, J. Farrell MacDonald, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 47

22. Dangerous Number (1937)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Hank Medhill, artificial silk manufacturer, has returned to the U.S. from Japan to learn that his former girlfriend, Eleanor Breen is about to marry. Hank convinces Eleanor to leave the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Reginald Owen, Cora Witherspoon

Votes: 110

23. Driven (II) (2014)

Documentary, Short

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Diving in to the eclectic lives of five unique female artists, we explore their struggles as a minority in their chosen fields along their individual paths towards achieving their dreams.

Directors: Roman Dent, Darrell Lake | Stars: Catherine Adell, Irmak Ayverdi, Michelle Lee Barton, Sophie Bell

24. The Silk Express (1933)

61 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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A trainload of silk puts Neil Hamilton on the fast track to murder in this full-throttle thrill ride costarring Sheila Terry and Guy Kibbee. As the demand for raw silk goes sky high, ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Neil Hamilton, Sheila Terry, Arthur Byron, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 117

25. Material Success (2012)

83 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

8.5
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A documentary that follows the misadventures of the eccentric fashion designer Bruno Ierullo as he readies for his first runway show after a personal tragedy inspires him to risk his life savings on a career change into the art.

Director: Jesse Mann | Stars: Bruno Ierullo, Susana Benavides, Shawn Cuffie, Craig Henry

Votes: 28

26. Violet in Red Silk (2014)

22 min | Short, Horror

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When Violet inherits a cabin by the lake after the death of her father, she decides to visit the isolated getaway to see it's condition. Unfortunately for Violet, someone is waiting for her... See full summary »

Director: Kyle Martellacci | Stars: Stephanie Moran, Clayton Millette, Janice Martellacci, Sean Moran

27. Awesome Lotus (1983)

90 min | Action, Comedy

5.9
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The government calls one of its top agents out of retirement to battle an evil organization that is trying to put the silk industry out of business by using silkworms.

Director: David O'Malley | Stars: Lorraine Masterson, Joy Curtis, Stephanie Jones, Dan Kopper

Votes: 16

28. Tina in Mexico (2002)

77 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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Using reenactments, newsreel footage, and photographs, Longfellow tells the story of Tina Modotti (1896-1942), from 1920 when she's living in LA with artist Robo Richey to the assassination... See full summary »

Director: Brenda Longfellow | Stars: Allegra Fulton, Karl Pruner, Arturo Fresolone, Tanja Jacobs

Votes: 17

29. Oh! The Nomugi Pass (1979)

154 min | Drama, History

7.1
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The story of the silk industry and the young girls who worked as silk spinners in the early 1900's in Japan. The silk mills were located in Okaya which lies just beyond the Nomugi Pass. The... See full summary »

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Shinobu Ohtake, Mieko Harada, Chikako Yuri, Yûko Kotegawa

Votes: 25

30. Post Military Trip (2007 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Music, Mystery

6.6
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Ever wonder why about 70% of the world's best trance music DJ's are Israeli? Can you envision why about 60,000 Israelis coming out of the army every year travel to Goa, India to wind down ... See full summary »

Director: Shruti Bhardwaj

Votes: 5

31. Les époux vont au lit (1896)

3 min | Short

7.2
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A woman prepares for bed, while a man watches.

Director: Eugène Pirou | Star: Louise Willy

Votes: 5

32. De soie et de cendre (2003 TV Movie)

194 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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The tender and supporting relationship between a young woman and her gay husband, in WW2.

Director: Jacques Otmezguine | Stars: Chloé Lambert, Bruno Todeschini, Dani Levy, Johan Leysen

Votes: 21

33. Mechanix Illustrated Series 2, No. 3 (1939)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short, History

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This third entry of the 1940-41 production season deals with a new chemical substance which can be manufactured to take the place of silk in clothes. A third segment deals with election ... See full summary »

Director: Ira Genet | Star: Dwight Weist

34. Surprising Vietnam (2008)

45 min | Documentary

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From the rice paddies and small canals of the southern Mekong Delta to the tribal villages of the northern and central highlands to the bustle of its modern cities, Vietnam is a surprise and a delight.

Director: Fred Heiman | Stars: Peggy Heiman, Lu'u Van Hong, Tran Van Trinh

35. Exploring Ancient Turkey (1998)

30 min | Short

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Turkey is a country of contrasts, which once witnessed the ebb and flow of great cultures and civilizations.

Director: Fred Heiman | Star: Peggy Heiman

36. Metamorphosen (1946)

Documentary

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Director: Charles Dekeukeleire

37. For Your Convenience (1939)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Comedy

5.3
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The short has four seemingly unconnected sections, except that a certain conveniences for the user are involved. In "Bowery Beautician", a beautician shows how he hides a hideous black eye ... See full summary »

Director: Ira Genet | Stars: Dwight Weist, Dorothy Patrick

Votes: 28

38. Silken (2008)

10 min | Short

6.5
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Inside the protective warmth of his mother's womb, a man experiences everyday life as eternal bliss.

Directors: Yann Bertrand, Damien Serban | Star: Atsushi Takenouchi

Votes: 20

39. Sable Cicada (1938)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War

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When the reigning Chinese dynasty is threatened by a designing War Lord, Diao Chan is sent forth from her sequestered life in her father's home to act upon her father's advice. She causes ... See full summary »

Director: Wancang Bu | Stars: Lanjun Gu, Shan Jin, Banhua Diao, Eryi Gu

40. Planet Earth (2006– )
Episode: Caves (2006)

TV-G | 48 min | Documentary

9.1
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The Earth's large, deep calcareous caves are virtually inaccessible and therefore barely explored - requiring expert diving where flooded. Some of its wildlife is as strange and specific as... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey, Chadden Hunter

Votes: 1,215

41. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )
Episode: Charity (1998)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

4.2
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Annie and Zach are saddened to see some families in town don't have any heat or warm clothes for the cold winter, and wish someone could help. Plato explains how anyone can make a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Cummings, Ricardo Montalban, Esai Morales, Pat Morita

Votes: 5

42. Kirstie Allsopp's Home Style (2013– )
Episode: Gifts (2013)

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Director: Martin Connery | Stars: Kirstie Allsopp, Heather Ahmed, Iman Ahmed, Shaun Cartwright

43. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )
Episode: Humility (1997)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Annie is delighted to win the class presidency, but upon receiving it is pressed by her classmates to make what will be extreme, controversial changes and believes their proclamations that ... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Adler, Hamilton Camp, Jim Cummings, Michael Dorn

44. Coach Trip (2005– )
Episode: Karlovac (2015)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Brendan Sheerin, Jackie Clune

45. Docs interdits (2011– )
Episode: La France est Notre Patrie (2015)

Documentary

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Director: Rithy Panh

Votes: 24

46. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Making Stuff: Stronger (2011)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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David Pogue hosts this examination of what makes material strong. He looks at the underlying material science behind steel, Kevlar, glass, chalk, carbon nanotubes, and spiderwebs.

Director: Chris Schmidt | Stars: C. Lewis Azad, Jim Bales, Ray Baughman, Mark Eberhart

Votes: 31

47. Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (1982– )
Episode: Palmyra - Entdeckung aus dem Weltall (2011)

Documentary, History

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Modern satellites allowed archaeologist to locate the ruins of ancient Palmyra in present Syria. The oasis's position on major caravan routes enabled the great city of Baal to become a rich... See full summary »

48. Silk (2015– )
Episode: Pilot (2015)

Sci-Fi

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Stars: Panta Mosleh, Michael Cha, Tara Pratt, Araz Yaghoubi

49. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Scorched Silk and Other Delights (1985)

TV-PG | 29 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.3
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Everyone is concerned about Mark. Mark and Ethel find out just how bad Nick can be. Dr Legg talks to DS Rich about Nick and some local problems, but finds that DS Rich has bigger concerns.

Director: Peter Edwards | Stars: David Scarboro, Susan Tully, Gretchen Franklin, John Altman

Votes: 6

50. Natural Curiosities (2013– )
Episode: Spinners and Weavers (2013)

23 min | Documentary

7.8
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David presents animal species who produce amazingly elaborate and efficient constructions. First spiders, and to a lesser degree caterpillars, who spin silk for webs and various specialized... See full summary »

Director: Hilary Jeffkins | Stars: David Attenborough, Guy Chapelier

Votes: 9