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1. Straw Dogs (1971)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.

Writers: David Zelag Goodman, Sam Peckinpah, Gordon Williams | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna

2. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.

Writers: Ken Englund, Everett Freeman, James Thurber | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter

3. Willard (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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61 Metascore

A young man with an unusual connection with rats, uses them at his own sociopathic will.

Writers: Glen Morgan, Gilbert Ralston, Stephen Gilbert | Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey, Laura Harring, Jackie Burroughs

4. The Exploding Girl (2009)

Unrated | 79 min | Drama

6.4
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69 Metascore

On a summer break from college, a young epileptic woman struggles to balance her feelings for her fledgling boyfriend while her friend Al crashes with her for the season.

Writer: Bradley Rust Gray | Director: Bradley Rust Gray | Stars: Zoe Kazan, Mark Rendall, Maryann Urbano, Hunter Canning

5. Whistling in the Dark (1933)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Writers: Elliott Nugent, Laurence Gross, Edward Childs Carpenter | Directors: Elliott Nugent, Charles Reisner | Stars: Ernest Truex, Una Merkel, Edward Arnold, John Miljan

6. Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany (1984 TV Mini-Series)

90 min | Drama

8.9
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The series (11 episodes) tells the story of the village Schabbach, on the Hunsrueck in Germany through the years 1919-1982. Central person is Maria, who we see growing from a 17 year old ... See full summary »

Stars: Marita Breuer, Kurt Wagner, Rüdiger Weigang, Eva Maria Schneider

7. Grandma's Boy (1922)

Passed | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Always the mama's boy, or in this case a grandma's boy, Sonny joins a posse after a tramp accused of robbery and murder. He is unable to conquer his cowardice until Grandma tells him of his... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Roach, Sam Taylor, Jean C. Havez, H.M. Walker | Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Anna Townsend, Charles Stevenson

8. The Suitor (1962)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

7.3
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Pierre is a shy man whose sole focus in life is studying astrology in solitude, which is often difficult since he still lives at and studies in his parent's house. His parent's would rather... See full summary »

Writers: Pierre Étaix, Jean-Claude Carrière | Director: Pierre Étaix | Stars: France Arnel, Pierre Étaix, Laurence Lignères, Claude Massot

9. Sex, Lies and Renaissance (1983)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Happily engaged to her handsome fiance, Charles, Fanny is soon hit with one misfortune after another until she is forced to become a prostitute to survive. This is the story, with many ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Chesley, John Cleland | Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Lisa Foster, Oliver Reed, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Shelley Winters

10. Keep the River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale (2000)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Adventure

6.9
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63 Metascore

A retired gay anthropologist revisits the native cultures he studied in his youth.

Writers: David Shapiro, Laurie Shapiro | Directors: David Shapiro, Laurie Gwen Shapiro | Stars: Tobias Schneebaum, Norman Mailer, Michael Nelson Rockefeller

11. Immortal Sergeant (1943)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Out on patrol in the war-time desert a Canadian corporal reminisces about the woman he has left behind in London and ponders whether she will fall for the charms of his rival in love. At ... See full summary »

Writers: Lamar Trotti, John Brophy | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Thomas Mitchell, Allyn Joslyn

12. A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob (1941)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. Then Coffee Cup... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Ryan, Bert Granet, Grover Jones | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: George Murphy, Lucille Ball, Edmond O'Brien, Henry Travers

13. Three Men on a Horse (1936)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

6.8
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A meek salesman with an uncanny ability to pick horses is virtually kidnapped by a trio of gamblers.

Writers: Laird Doyle, John Cecil Holm, George Abbott | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Frank McHugh, Joan Blondell, Guy Kibbee, Carol Hughes

14. Gol krali (1981)

81 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Sait Opsait ('KEMAL SUNAL') is a timid young man who aspires to become a professional soccer star, and a common Blonde ('SUNA YILDIZOGLU') and a high-class Brunette ('GOLGE BASAR') are two ... See full summary »

Writers: Aziz Nesin, Osman F. Seden, Bülent Oran | Director: Kartal Tibet | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Yavuz Simsek, Suna Yildizoglu, Gölge Basar

15. En busca del polvo perdido (1982)

79 min | Comedy

5.0
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Writers: Enric Casamitjana, Ricard Reguant | Director: Enrique Guevara | Stars: Eva Lyberten, Andrea Albani, Eva Wagner, Lynn Endersson

16. $10 Raise (1935)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Hubert T. Wilkins is a timid, underpaid bookkeeper who, after long years of timidity, gets the courage from his sweetheart, Emily Converse, to ask his boss, gruff-and-mean Mr. Bates, for a ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter B. Kyne, Henry Johnson, Lou Breslow | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Edward Everett Horton, Karen Morley, Alan Dinehart, Glen Boles

17. Franz (1972)

91 min

6.7
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In a French seaside town, at a boarding house for civil servants recovering from surgery and maladies, the six male residents' lives change dramatically when two women arrive: Catherine, ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Andréota, Jacques Brel | Director: Jacques Brel | Stars: Jacques Brel, Barbara, Danièle Evenou, Fernand Fabre

18. Bunker Bean (1936)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Bunker Bean, a meek office clerk, has grandiose dreams but seems destined to remain forever in his lowly station. He seeks out the help of a fortune- teller, who tells him he is the ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Leon Wilson, Edmund H. North, James Gow, Dorothy Yost, Lee Wilson Dodd | Directors: William Hamilton, Edward Killy | Stars: Owen Davis Jr., Louise Latimer, Robert McWade, Jessie Ralph

19. 1+2 = Paradise (1989 Video)

60 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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Yuusuke is a boy who has a pathological fear of women. One day, his father (a gynecologist) decides to bring two sexy twin sisters into the house to help his son overcome his fear. However, the situation will only become more chaotic.

Writer: Junko Uemura | Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Riyako Nagao, Chieko Honda, Takashi Tomiyama

20. What a Man! (1944)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy

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Henry Burrows, timid, white-collar worker for the firm of Rankin and Phillips, returns to his bachelor apartment to discover Joan Rankin, whom he does not know, hiding there. She feigns ... See full summary »

Writers: William Beaudine, Beryl Sachs | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Johnny Downs, Wanda McKay, Robert Kent, Etta McDaniel

21. So You Won't Talk (1940)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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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 »

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

22. The Big Shot (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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A small-town veterinarian inherits $2 million from his uncle, whom he hasn't seen for years. He decides to use some of his new-found wealth to fund a clean-up crusade against the gangster ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Bert Granet, Lawrence Pohle, Thomas Ahearn | Director: Edward Killy | Stars: Guy Kibbee, Cora Witherspoon, Dorothy Moore, Gordon Jones

23. The Kabocha Wine (1982–1984)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

5.3
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Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Banjô Ginga, Tomiko Suzuki, Keiko Yokozawa

24. Crumley Cogwheel (1962)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.2
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An overbearing company president demands that his timid little employee ask for a raise, or he's fired.

Writer: Irv Spector | Director: Seymour Kneitel

25. Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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After 20 years of writing for The Balance, Asaph has become a conservative shadow of his former self. When his ex-college chum visits Asaph, he cannot believe the change. So Ace decides to ... See full summary »

Writers: Warren Duff, Sidney Sutherland, Elmer Davis, F. Hugh Herbert, Erwin S. Gelsey | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Ann Dvorak, Eugene Pallette, Robert Barrat

26. Schartl (1994)

90 min | Comedy

6.2
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A series of short, absurd, humouristic episodes taking place in Passau, Bavaria. There is, among others, a documentary piece describing a drinking contest, a clerk's day-dreaming Hitler ... See full summary »

Director: Sigi Zimmerschied | Stars: Sigi Zimmerschied, Miki Malör, Ivo Vrzal-Wiegand, Therese Affolter

27. The Cucumber Hero (1963)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writer: Cestmír Mlíkovsky | Director: Cestmír Mlíkovsky | Stars: Alena Procházková, Václav Sloup, Jirí Havel, Zuzana Stivínová

28. Happy Landing (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Heckle and Jeckle, the talking magpies, take over a timid lion who is working as an auto mechanic in a garage, and play several mean tricks on him, as that is what they were created to do. ... See full summary »

29. The Trailer (2012)

15 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

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After failing to resolve a conflict with her neighbor about his dog, Attlee, a timid resident of Cumberland Trailer Park, is approached by a rugged newcomer who offers to take care of her ... See full summary »

Writer: Erika Kieffer | Director: Andy Kennedy-Derkay | Stars: Audra Honaker, Mike Marunde, Adrian Rieder

30. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: Cat and Mouse (1989)

TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.1
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Lonely Andrea Moffitt finds a stray cat, who is actually Guillaume De Marchaux, a suave Frenchman who turns human at night but reverts to feline form during the day due to an old curse. Will he end her loneliness?

Creator: Rod Serling | Director: Eric Till | Stars: Pamela Bellwood, Page Fletcher, Gwynyth Walsh, John Blackwood

31. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: Dead Woman's Shoes/Wong's Lost and Found Emporium (1985)

TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

6.6
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"Dead Woman's Shoes": A meek thrift store clerk is possessed by the spirit of a dead woman. "Wong's Lost and Found Emporium": A man in search of his compassion looks for it in a mysterious place.

Creator: Rod Serling | Directors: Paul Lynch, Peter Medak | Stars: Helen Mirren, Jeffrey Tambor, Theresa Saldana, Robert Pastorelli

32. The Twilight Zone (2002–2003)
Episode: Mr. Motivation (2002)

TV-14 | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A strange talking doll received as a birthday present encourages a timid man to stand up to his overbearing boss.

Creator: Rod Serling | Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Wallace Langham, Christopher McDonald, Pat O'Brien, Darrell Lee-Izeard

33. The Shadow of the Tower (1972– )
Episode: The Fledgling (1972)

49 min | Biography, Drama, History

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In order to give his dynasty more credibility, Henry tries to arrange a marriage between his son and the Spanish princess, but their are preconditions.

Writers: Anthea Browne-Wilkinson, John Peacock | Director: Joan Kemp-Welch | Stars: James Maxwell, Christopher Neame, Richard Warwick, Michael Graham Cox