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1. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Zak Penn | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

2. The Godfather (1972)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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100 Metascore

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Writers: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

3. The Expendables 3 (2014)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.2
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35 Metascore

Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.

Writers: Sylvester Stallone, Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt, Dave Callaham | Director: Patrick Hughes | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Antonio Banderas

4. The Night Shift (2014– )

60 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

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A group of Army doctors return to work on the night shift at a hospital in San Antonio.

Creators: Jeff Judah, Gabe Sachs | Stars: Eoin Macken, Jill Flint, Ken Leung, Brendan Fehr

5. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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83 Metascore

A Paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home..

Writer: James Cameron | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

6. Oblivion (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.0
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54 Metascore

A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.

Writers: Karl Gajdusek, Michael Arndt, Joseph Kosinski | Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko

7. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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93 Metascore

A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

8. No Country for Old Men (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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91 Metascore

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Cormac McCarthy | Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson

9. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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40 Metascore

A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.

Writers: David Benioff, Skip Woods | Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston

10. John Carter (2012)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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51 Metascore

Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior.

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Mark Andrews, Michael Chabon, Edgar Rice Burroughs | Director: Andrew Stanton | Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Samantha Morton

11. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Writers: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber | Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

12. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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57 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Writers: Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg, Lionel Wigram, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

13. Con Air (1997)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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52 Metascore

A newly released ex-con and former US Ranger finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.

Writer: Scott Rosenberg | Director: Simon West | Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

14. After Earth (2013)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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33 Metascore

A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity's escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.

Writers: Gary Whitta, M. Night Shyamalan, Will Smith | Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Jaden Smith, David Denman, Will Smith, Sophie Okonedo

15. The Patriot (2000)

R | 165 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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63 Metascore

Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.

Writer: Robert Rodat | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs

16. Legends of the Fall (1994)

R | 133 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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45 Metascore

Epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

Writers: Susan Shilliday, William D. Wittliff, Jim Harrison | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond

17. Transporter 2 (2005)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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56 Metascore

Mercenary Frank Martin, who specializes moving goods of all kinds, surfaces again this time in Miami, Florida when he's implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta, Alessandro Gassman

18. Nebraska (2013)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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86 Metascore

An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

Writer: Bob Nelson | Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk

19. Under Siege (1992)

R | 103 min | Action, Thriller

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A former S.E.A.L., now cook, is the only person who can stop a gang of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. Navy battleship.

Writer: J.F. Lawton | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Steven Seagal, Gary Busey, Tommy Lee Jones, Erika Eleniak

20. Late Phases (2014)

95 min | Drama, Horror

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51 Metascore

A wounded war vet moves to a place where people are dying from mysterious circumstances.

Writer: Eric Stolze | Director: Adrián García Bogliano | Stars: Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, Lance Guest, Tina Louise

21. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

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58 Metascore

Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.

Writers: William Broyles Jr., Anthony Swofford | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

22. The Railway Man (2013)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, War

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59 Metascore

A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.

Writers: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Andy Paterson, Eric Lomax | Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeremy Irvine

23. You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Comedy

5.5
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54 Metascore

An Israeli Special Forces Soldier fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.

Writers: Adam Sandler, Robert Smigel, Judd Apatow | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, John Turturro, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nick Swardson

24. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)

60 min | Drama

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The story of the drama surrounding a family's adult siblings.

Creator: Jon Robin Baitz | Stars: Dave Annable, Calista Flockhart, Rachel Griffiths, Ron Rifkin

25. Across the Universe (2007)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

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56 Metascore

The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Julie Taymor | Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs

26. King of the Hill (1997–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also to keep his son in line.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Mike Judge | Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick

27. Ed Wood (1994)

R | 127 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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70 Metascore

An ambitious but troubled movie director tries his best to fulfill his dream, despite his lack of support.

Writers: Rudolph Grey, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette

28. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

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A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier.

Writers: Vardis Fisher, Raymond W. Thorp, Robert Bunker, John Milius, Edward Anhalt | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton, Josh Albee

29. Jonah Hex (2010)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

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33 Metascore

The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.

Writers: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor, William Farmer, John Albano, Tony DeZuniga | Director: Jimmy Hayward | Stars: Josh Brolin, Megan Fox, John Malkovich, Michael Fassbender

30. Secondhand Lions (2003)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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52 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.

Writer: Tim McCanlies | Director: Tim McCanlies | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

31. Killing Season (2013)

R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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25 Metascore

Two veterans of the Bosnian War -- one American, one Serbian -- find their unlikely friendship turn tense with one of them reveals their true intentions.

Writer: Evan Daugherty | Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Robert De Niro, John Travolta, Milo Ventimiglia, Elizabeth Olin

32. Cat Run (2011)

R | 102 min | Action, Comedy

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33 Metascore

When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.

Writers: Nick Ball, John Niven | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Paz Vega, Janet McTeer, Christopher McDonald, Alphonso McAuley

33. In the Flesh (2013 TV Mini-Series)

56 min | Drama, Horror | Active

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Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead back into the society including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns home to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception as well as his own demons.

Stars: Luke Newberry, Harriet Cains, Marie Critchley, Steve Cooper

34. Escape from L.A. (1996)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.

Writers: John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Debra Hill, Kurt Russell | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach, Peter Fonda

35. Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG | 124 min | Drama, History, Sport

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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Writer: Colin Welland | Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers

36. Black Rock (2012)

R | 83 min | Horror, Thriller

4.8
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46 Metascore

Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls' weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival.

Writers: Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton | Director: Katie Aselton | Stars: Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth, Will Bouvier

37. The Conspirator (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History

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55 Metascore

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Writers: James D. Solomon, Gregory Bernstein | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

38. Walking Tall (2004)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Crime

6.2
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44 Metascore

A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.

Writers: Mort Briskin, David Klass, Channing Gibson, David Levien, Brian Koppelman | Director: Kevin Bray | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Michael Bowen

39. Wait Until Dark (1967)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

Writers: Frederick Knott, Robert Carrington, Jane-Howard Carrington | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

40. Burke and Hare (2010)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.2
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46 Metascore

A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.

Writers: Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft | Director: John Landis | Stars: Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson, Michael Smiley, Tim Curry

41. Taps (1981)

PG | 126 min | Drama

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Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.

Writers: Darryl Ponicsan, Robert Mark Kamen, James Lineberger, Devery Freeman | Director: Harold Becker | Stars: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox, Sean Penn

42. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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76 Metascore

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

Writers: Sébastien Japrisot, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant | Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

43. The Last Castle (2001)

R | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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43 Metascore

A court-martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away.

Writers: David Scarpa, Graham Yost | Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Burton

44. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

Writers: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud | Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

45. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War

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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Writers: Erich Maria Remarque, Maxwell Anderson, George Abbott, Del Andrews, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

46. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The adventures of the archelogical treasure hunter in his youth.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

47. Fort Bliss (2014)

116 min | Drama, War

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68 Metascore

After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.

Writer: Claudia Myers | Director: Claudia Myers | Stars: Michelle Monaghan, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Pablo Schreiber, Ron Livingston

48. The Hunted (2003)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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40 Metascore

An FBI deep-woods tracker captures a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans.

Writers: David Griffiths, Peter Griffiths, Art Monterastelli | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio Del Toro, Connie Nielsen, Leslie Stefanson

49. The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that.

Writers: Ifor David Monger, Christopher Monger | Director: Christopher Monger | Stars: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Colm Meaney, Ian McNeice

50. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Approved | 126 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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94 Metascore

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.

Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury