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1. The Walk (II) (2015)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime

7.3
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70 Metascore

In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Guillaume Baillargeon, Émilie Leclerc

Votes: 98,559 | Gross: $10.14M

2. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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60 Metascore

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer

Votes: 131,477 | Gross: $216.39M

3. Jackass: The Movie (2002)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

6.6
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42 Metascore

Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O

Votes: 72,296 | Gross: $64.26M

4. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary

7.8
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89 Metascore

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 45,395 | Gross: $2.96M

5. La Strada (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.1
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A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart, Aldo Silvani

Votes: 49,598

6. New York Stories (1989)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.

Directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese | Stars: Woody Allen, Nick Nolte, Rosanna Arquette, Marvin Chatinover

Votes: 14,717 | Gross: $10.76M

7. The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002 Video)

G | 68 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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Quasimodo goes into action when a magician seeks to steal one of the bells of Notre Dame.

Director: Bradley Raymond | Stars: Jason Alexander, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Tom Hulce, Paul Kandel

Votes: 4,638

8. The Circus (1928)

Unrated | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia, Harry Crocker

Votes: 20,460

9. The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976)

82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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The Gauls have the chance to become the new masters of the Roman empire if they can solve twelve tasks set by Julius Cesar.

Directors: René Goscinny, Henri Gruel, Albert Uderzo, Pierre Watrin | Stars: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade, Henri Labussière

Votes: 11,757

10. Female Perversions (1996)

R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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An ambitious female attorney wallows in excess and meaningless sex with both male and female partners, while dealing with her personal life problems including helping her kleptomaniac sister.

Director: Susan Streitfeld | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Amy Madigan, Karen Sillas, Frances Fisher

Votes: 2,072 | Gross: $0.88M

11. Elvira Madigan (I) (1967)

PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The Danish tightrope dancer Elvira Madigan meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren, Lennart Malmer, Cleo Jensen

Votes: 2,155

12. The Pirate (1948)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 3,582 | Gross: $2.96M

13. Berserk (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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A scheming circus owner finds her authority challenged when the show is targeted by a vicious killer.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough

Votes: 1,285

14. Pippi on the Run (1970)

G | 94 min | Adventure, Family

6.8
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Fed up with their strict parents, Tommy and Annika run away from home, with their friend Pippi Longstocking to look after them in their long trek.

Director: Olle Hellbom | Stars: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Hans Alfredson

Votes: 2,632

15. Roseanna's Grave (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.2
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Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Jean Reno, Mercedes Ruehl, Polly Walker, Mark Frankel

Votes: 2,960 | Gross: $0.07M

16. Obsession (1997)

105 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.3
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Two men become entangled in a torrid love affair with the same woman. Pierre is Miriam's longtime lover. John is desperately searching for clues about his past when he and Miriam have a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sehr | Stars: Heike Makatsch, Charles Berling, Daniel Craig, Seymour Cassel

Votes: 306

17. Starstruck (1982)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

7.1
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Young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen

Votes: 774

18. The Monster (1925)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A meek clerk who doubles as an amateur detective investigates some very strange goings-on at a remote mental sanitarium.

Director: Roland West | Stars: Lon Chaney, Gertrude Olmstead, Hallam Cooley, Johnny Arthur

Votes: 749

19. O-bi, O-ba - Koniec cywilizacji (1985)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Set in an underground dungeon inhabited by bundled, ragged human beings, after the nuclear holocaust. The story follows the wanderings of a hero through the situations of survival. People ... See full summary »

Director: Piotr Szulkin | Stars: Jerzy Stuhr, Krystyna Janda, Kalina Jedrusik, Mariusz Dmochowski

Votes: 671

20. Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure

6.9
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A letter from Jane, who is nursing British troops, asks Tarzan's help in obtaining a malaria serum extractable from jungle plants. Tarzan and Boy set out across the desert looking for the ... See full summary »

Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Nancy Kelly, Johnny Sheffield, Otto Kruger

Votes: 1,731

21. Invitation to the Dance (1956)

93 min | Animation, Fantasy, Musical

6.4
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This is a movie where three entirely different stories are told though dancing. Words are not used and the style of dancing is different for each part. Kelly is a clown in the 'Circus'; a ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Igor Youskevitch, Claire Sombert, Tamara Toumanova

Votes: 622 | Gross: $0.60M

22. Looking for Cheyenne (2005)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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74 Metascore

Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her ... See full summary »

Director: Valérie Minetto | Stars: Mila Dekker, Aurélia Petit, Malik Zidi, Luc Leclerc du Sablon

Votes: 300 | Gross: $0.00M

23. Beep, Beep (1952)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.8
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The Coyote chases the Road Runner through a maze of mine shafts, with their positions made visible only by the lamps on their helmets.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Paul Julian

Votes: 1,054

24. Between the Towers (2005)

10 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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This animated film tells the story of Phillipe Petit's walk between the Twin Towers in 1974.

Director: Michael Sporn | Star: Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 334

25. One Froggy Evening (1955)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.5
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A man futilely struggles to make his fortune with a frog that sings and dances, but only when it is alone with the owner.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: William Roberts

Votes: 4,515

26. Here Come the Girls (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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A clumsy, full-of-himself chorus boy gets a chance at Broadway stardom when he's a stand in for a leading actor threatened by an infamous killer.

Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Bob Hope, Tony Martin, Arlene Dahl, Rosemary Clooney

Votes: 298

27. Delightfully Dangerous (1945)

Approved | 92 min | Musical, Romance

6.1
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Young Sherry Williams dreams of having a singing career, and she idolizes her older sister Josephine, who has gone to New York to perform on the stage. When Sherry is distraught just before... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Jane Powell, Ralph Bellamy, Constance Moore, Morton Gould

Votes: 174

28. Les équilibristes (1992)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Director: Nikos Papatakis | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Lilah Dadi, Polly Walker, Doris Kunstmann

Votes: 30

29. Capricious Summer (1968)

Unrated | 74 min | Comedy

7.2
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Middle-aged Antonin and his friends, the major, now retired, and the canon, are in the river, swimming and philosophizing. Then it starts to rain. It just seems to be that sort of summer. ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Frantisek Rehák, Míla Myslíková

Votes: 1,004

30. Innocence Unprotected (1968)

75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Documentary about the famous Serbian athlete and movie enthusiast who made a feature film during the Nazi occupation of Belgrade and had some problems after the liberation because of that.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Dragoljub Aleksic, Bratoljub Gligorijevic, Vera Jovanovic, Ana Milosavljevic

Votes: 556

31. The Great Wallendas (1978 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

6.5
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Made-for-TV movie, tells the true story of the Great Wallendas, a family of circus acrobats famous for their seven-person high wire pyramid act, that one night ended in tragedy.

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Casey Biggs, Lloyd Bridges, Lucinda Bridges, Craig Clarke

Votes: 81

32. Little Big Top (2006)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

6.5
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An aging out of work clown returns to his small hometown, resigned to spend the rest of his days in a drunken stupor. But when his passion for clowning is reawakened by the local amateur circus he finds his smile.

Director: Ward Roberts | Stars: Sid Haig, Richard Riehle, Hollis Resnik, Mel England

Votes: 114 | Gross: $0.01M

33. My Friend Joe (1996)

101 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things turn horribly ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Bould | Stars: Schuyler Fisk, John Cleere, Stephen McHattie, Stanley Townsend

Votes: 250

34. Peter Brook: The Tightrope (2012)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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57 Metascore

Filmed with five hidden cameras, The Tightrope is a total immersion into the creative process behind legendary theater director Peter Brook's work -- powerful, intimate, and emotionally ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Brook | Stars: Peter Brook, Hayley Carmichael, Jos Houben, Micha Lescot

Votes: 39 | Gross: $0.02M

35. Mouse Cleaning (1948)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.8
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Mammy Two-Shoes threatens to throw Tom out of the house if he makes a mess. Jerry sees an opportunity to rid himself of his feline nemesis.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Star: Lillian Randolph

Votes: 576

36. Mickey's Circus (1936)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Mickey is ringmaster of a circus for orphans. Donald has a trained sea lion act, and does a bit of juggling himself. Mostly, though, he fights with a baby sea lion who keeps stealing both ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Walt Disney, Clarence Nash

Votes: 451

37. High Wire (1984)

G | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

3.8
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Philippe Petit reminisces about his St. John The Divine crossing in 1974.

Director: Sandi Sissel | Stars: Philippe Petit, Elaine Fasula, Karen Gersch, Cordia Gypsy

Votes: 12

38. Daredevil Droopy (1951)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.3
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Similar in tone to 'The Chump Champ' (1950), but this time Droopy and Spike are in competition for a circus acrobat's job...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Daws Butler

Votes: 303

39. Bear Feat (1949)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.0
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Pa sees a want ad calling for vaudeville acts and tries to whip the family into shape for the job. Pa winds up being the only one getting whipped.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Billy Bletcher, Stan Freberg

Votes: 152

40. Rings Around the World (1966)

79 min | Documentary

7.9
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While writing a book on the circus, author John Shawcross reflects upon the great acts he has seen over the years and the mystique of circus people. He recalls the solo trapeze act of La ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Don Ameche, Rudy Cárdenas, Sonny Frankello, Armando Gaona

Votes: 9

41. Hin oreri yerge (1982)

87 min | Drama

7.7
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The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.

Director: Albert Mkrtchyan | Stars: Shaum Kazaryan, Mher Mkrtchyan, Verjaluys Mirijanyan, Guzh Manukyan

Votes: 74

42. The Mouse and the Lion (1953)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.5
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The Lion, the King of the Jungle, is taking his royal snooze when a mouse comes on a safari to his royal hideaway. The mouse is from Bungling Brothers Circus [us], and his mission is to ... See full summary »

Director: Paul J. Smith | Star: Dal McKennon

Votes: 10

43. Dog Pounded (1954)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.5
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Sylvester Cat tries to catch Tweety Bird, who is up in a tree in the middle of the city dog pound.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 224

44. Magic Journeys (1982)

16 min | Fantasy, Short

8.9
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Children are shown in a series of dream and fantasy sequences, with imagery (such as a kite soaring out of the screen) designed to take advantage of the 3-D format.

Director: Murray Lerner

Votes: 55

45. The Dog Snatcher (1952)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.5
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Mr. Magoo's dog is threatened by the dog catcher (who Magoo takes for a policeman). He's given until noon to license it. As he's preparing to leave, a circus goes by; he hitches a ride in a... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Star: Jim Backus

Votes: 31

46. Double or Mutton (1955)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.7
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Ralph Wolf wants to steal sheep; Sam Sheepdog wants to stop him. Ralph's tricks include digging a tunnel, walking a tightrope, launching a guided missile, dressing as Little Bo Peep, shooting a cannon and growing Sam's hair.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 210

47. Circus Charlie (1984 Video Game)

Family

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Votes: 21

48. The Dizzy Acrobat (1943)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.4
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Woody Woodpecker sneaks in to see the circus as an usher attempts to stop him. Both of them end up on the trapeze and the high wire.

Director: Alex Lovy | Stars: Mel Blanc, Kent Rogers

Votes: 130

49. The Bee-Deviled Bruin (1949)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.1
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It's breakfast time, and Pa finds the honeypot empty. Literally risking life and limb, he has Junyer help him raid a nearby beehive. In the end, he finds he should have listened to Ma in ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Billy Bletcher, Stan Freberg

Votes: 79

50. Tweety's Circus (1955)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.5
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Sylvester Cat pays a visit to a closed-to-business circus and finds Tweety Bird in one of the cages. All that changes when Tweety escapes his cage and flees Sylvester... and thus, the chase... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 159