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1. The Notebook (2004)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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53 Metascore

A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.

Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling

Votes: 397,571 | Gross: $0.06M

2. Warrior (2011)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, Sport

8.2
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71 Metascore

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother.

Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Votes: 333,281 | Gross: $13.65M

3. Mr. Holmes (2015)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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67 Metascore

An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia as he tries to remember both his final case and a mysterious woman whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hattie Morahan

Votes: 42,492 | Gross: $17.74M

4. 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, love and betrayal.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond

Votes: 112,452 | Gross: $66.53M

5. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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75 Metascore

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Votes: 77,013 | Gross: $70.00M

6. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 64,353

7. The Water Horse (2007)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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71 Metascore

A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.

Director: Jay Russell | Stars: Emily Watson, David Morrissey, Alex Etel, Bruce Allpress

Votes: 31,935 | Gross: $40.41M

8. Key Largo (1948)

Unrated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 28,722

9. Summer of '42 (1971)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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During his summer vacation on Nantucket Island in 1942, a youth eagerly awaiting his first sexual encounter finds himself developing an innocent love for a young woman awaiting news on her soldier husband's fate in WWII.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant

Votes: 5,149

10. Ladies in Lavender (2004)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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61 Metascore

Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village.

Director: Charles Dance | Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Daniel Brühl, Freddie Jones

Votes: 8,341 | Gross: $6.76M

11. Married Life (2007)

PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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65 Metascore

A 1940s-set drama where an adulterous man plots his wife's death instead of putting her through the humiliation of a divorce.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel McAdams, Annabel Kershaw

Votes: 8,027 | Gross: $1.51M

12. The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)

Approved | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Giant mollusk monsters attack California.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Tim Holt, Audrey Dalton, Hans Conried, Barbara Darrow

Votes: 1,773

13. Mogambo (1953)

Approved | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.7
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On a Kenyan safari, white hunter Victor Marswell has a love triangle with seductive American socialite Eloise Kelly and anthropologist Donald Nordley's cheating wife Linda.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner, Donald Sinden

Votes: 5,742

14. If These Walls Could Talk (1996 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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The movie examines the abortion issue through three stories set in different eras: 1952, 1974 and 1996.

Directors: Cher, Nancy Savoca | Stars: Demi Moore, Shirley Knight, Catherine Keener, Jason London

Votes: 3,180

15. Rhapsody in August (1991)

PG | 98 min | Drama

7.3
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Three generations' responses to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Sachiko Murase, Richard Gere, Hisashi Igawa, Narumi Kayashima

Votes: 4,833 | Gross: $0.52M

16. Saint Ralph (2004)

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

7.6
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51 Metascore

Saint Ralph is the unlikely story of Ralph Walker, a ninth grader who outran everyone's expectations except his own in his bold quest of trying to win the 1954 Boston Marathon.

Director: Michael McGowan | Stars: Adam Butcher, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Tilly, Michael Kanev

Votes: 4,988 | Gross: $0.80M

17. Tea and Sympathy (1956)

Approved | 122 min | Drama

7.3
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Tom Lee is a sensitive boy of 17 whose lack of interest in the "manly" pursuits of sports, mountain climbing and girls labels him "sister-boy" at the college he is attending. Head master ... See full summary »

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson, Edward Andrews

Votes: 1,640

18. All My Sons (1948)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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During WW2, industrialist Joe Keller commits a crime and frames his business partner Herbert Deever but years later his sin comes back to haunt him when Joe's son plans to marry Deever's daughter.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Burt Lancaster, Mady Christians, Louisa Horton

Votes: 1,114

19. Ruckus (1980)

PG | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Kyle Hanson is a Vietnam veteran whose traumatic war-time experiences have left him unable to rejoin mainstream society. When Kyle, unkempt and in dirty fatigues, stops in a small town for ... See full summary »

Director: Max Kleven | Stars: Dirk Benedict, Linda Blair, Richard Farnsworth, Matt Clark

Votes: 445

20. Last Ounce of Courage (2012)

PG | 101 min | Drama

4.4
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11 Metascore

The son of a fallen soldier, years after his father's death, tries to reconnect with his grandfather, who is still grieving the loss of his child.

Directors: Darrel Campbell, Kevin McAfee | Stars: Marshall R. Teague, Jennifer O'Neill, Rusty Joiner, Fred Williamson

Votes: 1,685 | Gross: $3.31M

21. Until They Sail (1957)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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During WW2, husband-less New Zealand women meet and marry American soldiers who are fighting in the Pacific theater.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Jean Simmons, Paul Newman, Joan Fontaine, Piper Laurie

Votes: 878

22. Holiday Affair (1949)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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The Christmas-season romance of a young widow and a sales clerk who (thanks to her) is unemployed.

Director: Don Hartman | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey, Gordon Gebert

Votes: 2,680

23. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

150 min | Drama

7.8
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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari

Votes: 1,387

24. Raiders in the Sky (1953)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Wing-commander Tim Mason leads a squadron of Lancaster bombers on almost nightly raids from England. Having flown eighty-seven missions he will shortly be retiring from flying, but the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ian Hunter, Dinah Sheridan, Bryan Forbes

Votes: 392

25. My Dream Is Yours (1949)

101 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Jack Carson, Doris Day, Lee Bowman, Adolphe Menjou

Votes: 726

26. Till the End of Time (1946)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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Drama about former WW2 soldiers readjusting to civilian life and dealing with their mental and physical traumas.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison, Bill Williams

Votes: 730

27. The Bretts (1987–1989)

60 min

8.1
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1920s family of actors deals with the day to day of the theater business.

Stars: Norman Rodway, Barbara Murray, Belinda Lang, George Winter

Votes: 40

28. The Sun Comes Up (1949)

93 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Claude Jarman Jr., Lewis Stone

Votes: 241

29. Living in a Big Way (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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Leo Gogarty marries Margaud Morgan after a whirlwind romance just before shipping out to war. When he returns he is surprised to discover not only that his bride is not what she led him to ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Gene Kelly, Marie McDonald, Charles Winninger, Phyllis Thaxter

Votes: 268

30. My Brother's War (2005)

115 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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On the day of her engagement, Grace Kieler finds her family and fiancé divided on political matters. With her future husband off to join the Union army and her brother vowing loyalty to the... See full summary »

Director: Whitney Hamilton | Stars: Dana Bennison, Rebecca Damon, Gerry Green, Whitney Hamilton

Votes: 52

31. Under the Flag of the Rising Sun (1972)

96 min | Drama, Mystery, War

8.0
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One woman's search to find the truth about her husband's death in World War II.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Sachiko Hidari, Shinjirô Ehara, Isao Natsuyagi

Votes: 634

32. The Return of the Whistler (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

6.4
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On the eve of his marriage, a young man's fiance disappears. He hires a private detective to help him track her down, but soon finds himself entangled in a web of lies, intrigue and murder ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Michael Duane, Lenore Aubert, Richard Lane, James Cardwell

Votes: 208

33. Uvidet Parizh i umeret (1992)

120 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A Russian stage mother will let nothing stand in the way of her son's promising career as a concert pianist.

Director: Aleksandr Proshkin | Stars: Tatyana Vasileva, Dmitriy Malikov, Stanislav Lyubshin, Vladimir Steklov

Votes: 37

34. Pietà per chi cade (1954)

84 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Director: Mario Costa | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Antonella Lualdi, Nadia Gray, Lída Baarová

Votes: 7

35. Women at War (1943)

21 min | Short, Drama, War

6.9
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Three young women join the newly-formed Women's Army Corps (WACS) for varied reasons and make contributions to the war effort.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Faye Emerson, Dorothy Day, Marjorie Hoshelle, Virginia Christine

Votes: 36

36. Little Nurse (1999)

107 min | Drama, War, Romance

5.9
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Katri's husband has died in the Finnish Winter War. When the Continuation War begins, Katri volunteers to work in a Helsinki military hospital. She is courted by a patient, a ... See full summary »

Director: Taru Mäkelä | Stars: Vera Kiiskinen, Tarmo Ruubel, Kai Lehtinen, Annaleena Sipilä

Votes: 148

37. The Promised Land (1951)

37 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Topo Leistelä | Stars: Topo Leistelä, E.J. Paavola

38. Silmät hämärässä (1952)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A mad writer checks into a hotel. In the window of a opposite building he sees four men and starts to write their life story. Every man is an anonymous person who have done or experienced ... See full summary »

Director: Veikko Itkonen | Stars: Tauno Palo, Uuno Laakso, Ekke Hämäläinen, Vilho Siivola

Votes: 37

39. The Widow (1955)

90 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: Nam-ok Park | Stars: Min-ja Lee, Seong-ju Lee, Tak-kyun Lee, Ae-shim Na

Votes: 24

40. Kings (2009)
Episode: Chapter One (2009)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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In retaliation for his indiscretions King Silas sends David on a dangerous mission to recover a stolen national treasure. But the experience become a turning point for David. Prince Jack's ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Kane | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 96

41. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #2.7 (2011)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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Ethel confronts her baby's grandparents, Bates thinks he might have played a role in his wife's death, Branson and Sybil elope, and Carlyle tries to recruit Anna to spy on Mary.

Director: James Strong | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter

Votes: 750

42. Kings (2009)
Episode: Goliath: Part One (2009)

120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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The story begins following the "Wars of Unification" that left King Silas Benjamin as head of Kingdom of Gilboa. Despite his out word appearances and popularity Silas turns out to be a ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 235

43. Kings (2009)
Episode: Insurrection (2009)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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When King Silas expands the territory to be transferred to Gath in the peace settlement David's family is caught in no man's land. David becomes embroiled in the conflict as tensions boil ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 119

44. The Doctor (1952–1953)
Episode: The Dog Tag (1953)

Drama

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A German war widow tracks down the American soldier that killed her husband during combat.

Stars: Warner Anderson, Edward Binns, Robert Gallagher, Peg Hillias