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1. Penelope (2006)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.8
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48 Metascore

A modern romantic tale about a young aristocratic heiress born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love with "one who will accept her as one of their own."

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Reese Witherspoon, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 52,434 | Gross: $10.01M

2. State of Play (2009)

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

7.1
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64 Metascore

When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren

Votes: 116,711 | Gross: $36.97M

3. Pink Flamingos (1972)

NC-17 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.1
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Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive".

Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

Votes: 17,579 | Gross: $0.18M

4. A Long Way Down (2014)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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34 Metascore

Four people meet on New Year's Eve and form a surrogate family to help one another with the difficulties of their lives.

Director: Pascal Chaumeil | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots, Aaron Paul

Votes: 26,205 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Prime Suspect 3 (1993– )

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, Karen Tomlin, David Thewlis

Votes: 2,127

6. Spice World (1997)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Music

3.4
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32 Metascore

World famous pop group The Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.

Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, Geri Horner

Votes: 28,921 | Gross: $29.25M

7. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

Votes: 39,889 | Gross: $9.53M

8. Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008)

R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.5
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72 Metascore

The story of notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine.

Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier, Mathieu Amalric, Samuel Le Bihan

Votes: 24,507 | Gross: $0.28M

9. Kika (1993)

Unrated | 114 min | Comedy

6.5
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53 Metascore

Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Peter Coyote, Verónica Forqué, Victoria Abril, Àlex Casanovas

Votes: 9,859 | Gross: $2.09M

10. Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995 TV Movie)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.

Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Helen Mirren, Pip Donaghy, Tim Woodward, Stephen Boxer

Votes: 1,447

11. The Naked Truth (1995–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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After a messy divorce with her very rich and powerful husband, Nora Wilde refuses to accept his offer of $1.8 million and tries to make it on her own. Being a Pulitzer nominated ... See full summary »

Stars: Téa Leoni, Darryl Sivad, Holland Taylor, Mark Roberts

Votes: 577

12. The Insider (2004– )

30 min | News

2.8
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The Insider brings you the latest celebrity and entertainment news. The Insider tackles the trending celebrity stories of the day, as well as exclusive interviews and in-depth reporting.

Stars: Keltie Knight, Michael Yo, Louis Aguirre, Debbie Matenopoulos

Votes: 312

13. Living It Up (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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An unsophisticated stationmaster from provincial New Mexico fraudulently claims that he is dying in order to get an expense-paid dream tour of New York.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Edward Arnold

Votes: 1,099

14. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

R | 117 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Eliot Spitzer, Alex Gibney, Hulbert Waldroup, Lloyd Constantine

Votes: 1,881 | Gross: $0.19M

15. The Night We Called It a Day (2003)

R | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Based on the true events surrounding Frank Sinatra's tour of Australia. When Sinatra calls a local reporter a "two-bit hooker", every union in the country black-bans the star until he issues an apology.

Director: Paul Goldman | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Melanie Griffith, Portia de Rossi, Joel Edgerton

Votes: 789

16. Hillsborough (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Sport

8.0
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Drama based on the real life events of April 1989, when ninety-six Liverpool supporters were crushed to death during an F.A. Cup Semi-Final match against Nottingham Forest at Sheffield ... See full summary »

Director: Charles McDougall | Stars: Tracey Wilkinson, Kevin Knapman, Mark Womack, Sarah Graham

Votes: 631

17. Smash His Camera (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

7.0
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68 Metascore

A film centering on the life and work of Ron Galella that examines the nature and effect of paparazzi.

Director: Leon Gast | Stars: Floyd Abrams, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Joseph Basile, Harry Benson

Votes: 703 | Gross: $0.00M

18. Fog Over Frisco (1934)

TV-G | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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The lifestyles of Arlene and Valkyr Bradford, half-sisters from a respected San Francisco family, diverge markedly as Arlene takes up with criminals.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Bette Davis, Donald Woods, Margaret Lindsay, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 982

19. Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005 Video)

R | 52 min | Documentary

7.5
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An in-depth analysis of the "Video Nasty" scandal of the early 1980s in Britain.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Norman Abbott, Barrie Gold, Bill Best

Votes: 222

20. Winchell (1998 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Glenne Headly, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 478

21. Discopathe (2013)

81 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror

5.0
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The mid-70's: a timid young New Yorker leads an uneventful life until he is fatefully exposed to the pulsating rhythms of a brand-new genre of music: disco. Unable to control his murderous ... See full summary »

Director: Renaud Gauthier | Stars: Jérémie Earp-Lavergne, Sandrine Bisson, Ivan Freud, Ingrid Falaise

Votes: 469

22. Recipe for Revenge (1998 TV Movie)

Unrated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A caterer witnesses a brutal murder and must seek police protection until she can testify.

Director: Stacey Stewart Curtis | Stars: Kim Huffman, Alex Carter, Corbin Bernsen, Hugh Thompson

Votes: 260

23. Tabloid (2001)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Director: David Blair | Stars: Matthew Rhys, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John Hurt, Danny Dyer

Votes: 145

24. Seis días para morir (1967)

90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Six days to die (La Rabia) is a Mexican film of 1967. Some of its scenes were recorded in the sources of the "Forest of Chapultepec", showing documentation of the daily life of Mexico City ... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Gómez Muriel | Stars: David Reynoso, José Elías Moreno, Joaquín Cordero, Libertad Leblanc

Votes: 21

25. Spaced Out (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.1
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The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Grenke | Stars: James Vallo, Greg Maurer, Michael Wexler, William Hainsworth

Votes: 46

26. Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006 Video)

R | 46 min | Documentary

7.2
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An investigation of UK video censorship after the video recordings act was introduced.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Mary Whitehouse, Graham Bright, Ken Penry

Votes: 126

27. The Man Inside (1990)

PG | 93 min | Drama

5.3
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Gunter Wallraff is a journalist seeking to expose the unethical journalism practiced by The Standard, a very popular and powerful German newspaper. He goes undercover, using forged identity... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Coyote, Nathalie Baye, Dieter Laser

Votes: 133

28. Nick Nolte: No Exit (2008)

74 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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A frank and unconventional view of the life and work of actor Nick Nolte.

Director: Tom Thurman | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jacqueline Bisset, Powers Boothe, F.X. Feeney

Votes: 93

29. Up Goes Maisie (1946)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

6.3
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After graduating college Maisie becomes involved both professionally and personally Joe Morton, who's just developed a revolutionary helicopter.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Ann Sothern, George Murphy, Hillary Brooke, Stephen McNally

Votes: 176

30. Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.7
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Rare documentary about Video Nasties and film, video and internet censorship in the UK. Was first screened as part of Channel 4's controversial "Banned Weekend" which focused on films and ... See full summary »

Director: David Kenny | Stars: Tom Dewe Mathews, Jack Sargeant, Nigel Wingrove, John Beyer

Votes: 26

31. Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story (2008 TV Movie)

Comedy

2.3
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A look at the lavish lifestyles of young, wealthy girls living in Hollywood.

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Amber Hay, Sara Canning, Bruce Ramsay, Farrah Aviva

Votes: 116

32. Whatever Happened to the Gender Benders? (2005 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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The secret history of the new romantic rebellion that changed the face of world culture, before spiraling into a vortex of drug addiction and death.

Director: Andy Baybutt | Stars: Danny Webb, Marc Almond, David Bowie, Rusty Egan

Votes: 21

33. Ich - Axel Caesar Springer (1968– )

120 min | Biography, History

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Stars: Horst Drinda, Heinz Scholz, Otto Mellies, Irma Münch

34. The Last Days of the Board (1999 TV Movie)

60 min

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A look at the last days of James Ferman's rule as Chief Censor of the British Board of Film Classification.

Stars: David Alton, Ray Brady, Robin Duval, Richard Falcon

36. Banned in the UK (2005– )
Episode: 1995-1999 (2005)

Documentary

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Controversy and censorship 1995-99, includes CRASH and KIDS, alcopops, Beaver Espania ad, corporal punishment, gays in the army, the Sensations and Mapplethorpe exhibits, David Hamilton's ... See full summary »

Stars: John Beyer, Louisa Buck, Garry Bushell, Matthew Collings

37. Weird or What? (2010– )
Episode: Curses (2012)

Documentary

6.7
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Weird or What looks at the possibility of cursed objects. It looks at a mysterious painting of a crying boy in Britain that is blamed for starting deadly house fires. It, then, goes to ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Grant, Ryan Marley | Stars: William Shatner, Kelvin Mackenzie, Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, Michael Gollner

Votes: 7

38. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Dead Male One (1995)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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DCI Frost investigates a misidentified body floating in a river and the drug related death of a football prima donna who dies after a kick in the head.

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Lindy Whiteford, Larry Lamb

Votes: 128

39. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Deep Waters (1996)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Frost is frustrated in his interrogations of two men that stabbed a young woman during a robbery and a predatory professor possibly involved in an assault on a pretty co-ed.

Director: Don Leaver | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Tamzin Malleson

Votes: 131

40. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Episode: Diplomatic Baggage (1997)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An influential government minister takes a great interest in Kavanagh's case of an ambassador's daughter accused of murdering a blackmailing tabloid journalist.

Director: Ken Grieve | Stars: Jonathan Barlow, Tom Brodie, Paul Brooke, Vic Bryson

Votes: 34

41. Banned in the UK (2005– )
Episode: Early '90s (2005)

Documentary

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Controversy and censorship from 1990 to 1995, including the Spanner trial, mad cow disease, dangerous dogs, the Boy Meets Girl ban, badly behaved footballers, and Savoy Publishing's prosecution for Lord Horror and Meng and Ecker comics.

Stars: Ray Brady, Garry Bushell, Avedon Carol, Kelly Cates

42. Kauppaneuvos Jethro (2015– )
Episode: Episode #2.14 (2016)

60 min | Reality-TV

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Director: Sanna-Sisko Tohka | Stars: Jethro Rostedt, Shirly Karvinen, Ressu Redford, Frederik

43. Sons of Butcher (2005–2006)
Episode: Fishin' the Hole (2005)

Animation, Comedy

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Director: Karl DiPelino | Stars: Dave Dunham, Jay Ziebarth, Trevor Ziebarth, Ron Pardo

44. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Happy Families (1992)

TV-14 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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The head of a wealthy but dysfunctional family is found bludgeoned to death in the family estate as Morse is forced to deal with the resultant media frenzy.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Sukie Smith, Gwen Taylor

Votes: 285

45. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: Hell Hath No Fury (1988)

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

7.3
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Trudy's friend hires an assassin to kill the man who raped her, became a poster child for rehabilitation in prison to get paroled, and is now continuing to torture her psychologically by using the media to paint her as the villain.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 106

46. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer Badman (1994)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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After a series of misunderstandings, Homer is labeled a pervert. He soon finds himself ostracized by everyone in town, and must try to clear his name.

Director: Jeffrey Lynch | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,786

47. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: I'll Try to Fix You (2012)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

9.0
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Will's new idealism leads him to be playing into the hands of the tabloid press determined to discredit him.

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,554

48. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.7
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The staff waits for a poll to tell them if their new, activist policies are moving them in the right direction. C.J. feels like her opinions are being discounted.

Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

Votes: 436

49. Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case (2012– )
Episode: Murder at the Met (2013)

44 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

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A beautiful young violinist is murdered at the venerable Metropolitan Opera House in Manhattan and the story becomes an international scandal. Police interview everyone behind the scenes ... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Naworynski | Stars: Perry Norton, Katie Buitendyk, Jesse Nahmabin, William Foley

50. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: News Glances with Genevieve Vavance (2014)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

7.3
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Hayley stages Steve's kidnapping in order to gain favor from Roger's new persona--a television news anchor named Genevieve Vavance.

Directors: Shawn Murray, Ron Hughart, Brent Woods | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

Votes: 226