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1. Red Dragon (2002)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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60 Metascore

A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer; aiding him is imprisoned criminal genius Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 203,637 | Gross: $92.93M

2. United States of Tara (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

Creator: Diablo Cody | Stars: Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist

Votes: 18,423

3. Get on Up (2014)

PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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71 Metascore

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Steven Baigelman | Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

Votes: 15,765 | Gross: $30.51M

4. The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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49 Metascore

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.

Writer: Rebecca Miller | Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Robin Wright, Alan Arkin, Mike Binder, Winona Ryder

Votes: 10,922

5. Conviction (II) (2010)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.

Writer: Pamela Gray | Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Thomas D. Mahard

Votes: 34,735 | Gross: $6.78M

6. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of Springwood's last surviving teenager and a woman with a deep connection to him.

Writers: Wes Craven, Rachel Talalay, Michael De Luca | Director: Rachel Talalay | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane

Votes: 30,644 | Gross: $34.87M

7. Batman: Arkham Origins (2013 Video Game)

T | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.5
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Years before the Arkham incidents, the neophyte Dark Knight finds himself the target of an open murder contract courtesy of Black Mask that draws eight of the world's deadliest assassins and a new nemesis.

Writers: Bob Kane, M. Dooma Wendschuh, Ryan Galletta, Corey May | Directors: Stephen Carmignani, Jose Pablo Gonzalez, Eric Holmes, Stefan Leblanc, Michael McIntyre, Benoit Richer | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Josh Keaton, Martin Jarvis, Troy Baker

Votes: 7,262

8. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Davies, Daniel Defoe | Director: David Attwood | Stars: James Bowers, Alex Kingston, Nicola Kingston, Geoffrey Beevers

Votes: 971

9. Bringing Up Bobby (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

5.2
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34 Metascore

A con artist moves her son to a conservative neighborhood in Oklahoma in an effort to build a better future, but it doesn't take long for her past to catch up with her, and for her son's behavior to cause problems of its own.

Writers: Cole Frates, Famke Janssen | Director: Famke Janssen | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Bill Pullman, Marcia Cross, Spencer List

Votes: 1,528 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

224 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Raju is a joker, a clown. It is what he is and what he always shall be. As his life story unfolds in three chapters, from his school days to the circus to the streets, he must always make ... See full summary »

Writer: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas | Director: Raj Kapoor | Stars: Manoj Kumar, Simi Garewal, Achala Sachdev, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 3,103

11. Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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76 Metascore

'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: Bobby Fischer, David Edmonds, Anthony Saidy, Susan Polgar

Votes: 5,585

12. Babar (1989–2002)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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The adventures of the King of the elephants, his family, and friends.

Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Dawn Greenhalgh, Stuart Stone, Elizabeth Hanna

Votes: 3,253

13. Hidden (2009)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Painful memories arise when Kai Koss goes back to his childhood home after 19 years and inherits his dead mother's house.

Writer: Pål Øie | Director: Pål Øie | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Cecilie A. Mosli, Bjarte Hjelmeland, Marko Iversen Kanic

Votes: 2,402

14. Woh Lamhe (2006)

156 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Based upon the life of actress Parveen Babi, this film describes the life of a schizophrenic actress Sana Azim, and the love of her life - Aditya Garewal.

Writers: Mahesh Bhatt, Shagufta Rafique | Director: Mohit Suri | Stars: Kangana Ranaut, Shiney Ahuja, Shaad Randhawa, Purab Kohli

Votes: 916

15. The Sleeping Tiger (1954)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.6
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A psychotherapist attempts to rehabilitate a convict in his home after he breaks in. The criminal cooperates rather than being handed over to the police. The therapist's wife becomes ... See full summary »

Writers: Maurice Moiseiwitsch, Harold Buchman, Carl Foreman | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith, Alexander Knox, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 437

16. Amarkalam (1999)

148 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Vasu is a tough street crook who lives at a movie theater. One day while transporting the reels of a new film, he clashes with a music student Mohana. Mohana is the daughter of the Police ... See full summary »

Director: Saran | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Shalini, Raghuvaran, Nasser

Votes: 1,001

17. Zvahlav aneb Saticky Slameného Huberta (1971)

14 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.1
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Lewis Carroll's poem is read and followed by a free-form animated depiction of images and toys from childhood, repeatedly overturned by a live cat.

Writers: Lewis Carroll, Jan Svankmajer | Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 885

18. Melancholian 3 huonetta (2004)

106 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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67 Metascore

A searing examination of the unrelenting Chechen conflict, observed through the prisms of a Russian military boys academy, a war-torn town and a children's refugee camp.

Writer: Pirjo Honkasalo | Director: Pirjo Honkasalo | Star: Pirkko Saisio

Votes: 518

19. Positive (II) (2007)

19 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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A growing boy being disgusted of his life because of his father and went to another country, then he returned India after his father got AIDS and to company him.

Writer: Rajesh Devraj | Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Krsh Chawla, Arjun Mathur, Boman Irani, Shabana Azmi

Votes: 225

20. Playing Solo (2007)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Emma and Joel find each other to be the perfect match, after each is dumped by their partners on the same day. Emma discovers she is pregnant and ends up taking care of Joel's mother while ... See full summary »

Writer: Katja Kallio | Director: Lauri Nurkse | Stars: Saija Lentonen, Kari-Pekka Toivonen, Kristiina Elstelä, Minttu Mustakallio

Votes: 642

21. Hallucination (2008)

40 min | Short, Drama

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A Japanese and Russian girl find each other in the bizarre Japanese nightlife scene. Their relationship develops into tenderness before powerful men overcome their innocence.

Writers: Elena Shpak, Patrick Dillon | Director: Elena Shpak | Stars: Hanako Nanjô, Antonina Revenko, Takeshi Yasui, Shûhei Kii

22. Spiritual Warfare (2010)

90 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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The true life story of Joshua Sheese and his spiritual warfares. The warfares he went thru in his past, that now haunts him as an adult. He finds his faith and is able to conquer the demons... See full summary »

Writer: Joshua Sheese | Director: Joshua Sheese | Stars: Joshua Sheese, Devin Kerr, Cheryl Sheese, Anakin Leigh Sheese

23. O.J.: Made in America (2016)
Episode: Part One (2016)

Documentary

8.7
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In the turbulent 1960s, young OJ Simpson rises to fame as a football star first for the USC Trojans, than with the Buffalo Bills in the NFL and becomes one of the first black celebrities embraced by the white mainstream.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: A.C. Cowlings, David Gascon, Robin Greer, Robert Kardashian

Votes: 133

24. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Return to Sender, Part 2 (2014)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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As Major Crimes hunts down Rusty's would-be killer, Rusty takes the stand in a preliminary hearing against serial rapist Phillip Stroh.

Creator: James Duff | Director: James Duff | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 123

25. Arena (1975– )
Episode: The Brian Epstein Story: The Sun Will Shine Tomorrow - Part 1 (1998)

140 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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Writer: Jon Savage | Director: Anthony Wall | Stars: Bryan Barrett, Lionel Bart, Peter H. Brown, Brian Epstein

Votes: 38