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1. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

R | 88 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

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21 Metascore

Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past.

Writer: Tommy Wirkola | Director: Tommy Wirkola | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare, Famke Janssen

2. The Hunt (2012)

R | 115 min | Drama

8.3
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76 Metascore

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Writers: Tobias Lindholm, Thomas Vinterberg | Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm

3. Salem (2014– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller | Active

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Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind... See full summary »

Stars: Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Tamzin Merchant

4. ParaNorman (2012)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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72 Metascore

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

Writer: Chris Butler | Directors: Chris Butler, Sam Fell | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Tucker Albrizzi

5. The Crucible (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A Salem woman accuses her ex-lover's wife of witchcraft.

Writer: Arthur Miller | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen

6. The Seventh Seal (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe

7. Black Death (2010)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.4
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71 Metascore

Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.

Writer: Dario Poloni | Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, Kimberley Nixon

8. Notes on a Scandal (2006)

R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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73 Metascore

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

Writers: Patrick Marber, Zoe Heller | Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Andrew Simpson, Tom Georgeson

9. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov | Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

10. World Without End (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, History, Romance

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The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.

Stars: Ben Chaplin, Charlotte Riley, Nora von Waldstätten, Oliver Jackson-Cohen

11. The Way We Were (1973)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance

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Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.

Writer: Arthur Laurents | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles

12. The Majestic (2001)

PG | 152 min | Drama

6.9
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27 Metascore

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Writer: Michael Sloane | Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn

13. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary

8.0
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72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

14. Dangerous Beauty (1998)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.

Writers: Margaret Rosenthal, Jeannine Dominy | Director: Marshall Herskovitz | Stars: Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, Oliver Platt, Fred Ward

15. The Man Without a Face (1993)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.7
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62 Metascore

Chuck wants to leave home but can't make the grade for boarding school. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby is an ex-teacher.

Writers: Isabelle Holland, Malcolm MacRury | Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Nick Stahl, Margaret Whitton, Fay Masterson

16. The Beyond (1981)

X | 87 min | Horror

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A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

Writers: Dardano Sacchetti, Giorgio Mariuzzo, Lucio Fulci | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale, Antoine Saint-John

17. Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011– )

TV-14 | Animation, Fantasy, Mystery

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A creature named Kyubey offers to grant Madoka a wish if she becomes a 'magical girl' and fights grotesque witches. A magical girl named Homura tries to stop this agreement, and the true nature of the contract with Kyubey is revealed.

Stars: Christine Marie Cabanos, Emiri Katou, Cassandra Morris, Chiwa Saito

18. Witchfinder General (1968)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama, History, Horror

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A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter.

Writers: Tom Baker, Michael Reeves, Louis M. Heyward, Ronald Bassett | Director: Michael Reeves | Stars: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Heath

19. A King in New York (1957)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

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A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston

20. Twins of Evil (1971)

R | 87 min | Horror

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A religious sect led by Gustav Weil hunts all women suspected of witchcraft, killing a number of innocent victims. Young Katy, Gustav's niece, will involve herself in a devilish cult, and become an instrument of Justice in the region.

Writers: Tudor Gates, Sheridan Le Fanu | Director: John Hough | Stars: Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, Mary Collinson, Madeleine Collinson

21. Mark of the Devil (1970)

R | 90 min | Drama, History, Horror

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Udo Kier is a witch hunter apprentice to Herbert Lom. He believes strongly in his mentor and the ways of the church but loses faith when he catches Lom strangling Reggie Nalder to death for... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Armstrong, Adrian Hoven | Directors: Michael Armstrong, Adrian Hoven | Stars: Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Olivera Katarina, Reggie Nalder

22. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Trumbo | Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

23. The City of the Dead (1960)

PG-13 | 78 min | Horror, Thriller

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A young coed (Nan Barlow) uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England. Her professor recommends that she spend her time in a small village called Whitewood. He... See full summary »

Writers: George Baxt, Milton Subotsky | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Patricia Jessel, Dennis Lotis, Christopher Lee, Tom Naylor

24. People Will Talk (1951)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Dr. Noah Praetorius falls in love with Debra, a student who finds out that she is pregnant by her old boyfriend.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Curt Goetz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Finlay Currie, Hume Cronyn

25. Ouija Board (2004)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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Yu-jin and her blind mother move to a small village from Seoul. On her first day at the new school, Yu-jin gets picked on by her classmates. Along with other victims of hatred, Yu-jin puts ... See full summary »

Writer: Byeong-ki Ahn | Director: Byeong-ki Ahn | Stars: Gyu-ri Kim, Se-eun Lee, Yu-ri Lee, Seong-min Choi

26. Le Corbeau: The Raven (1943)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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French village doctor becomes target of poison-pen letters sent to village leaders, accusing him of affairs and practicing abortion.

Writers: Louis Chavance, Henri-Georges Clouzot | Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Ginette Leclerc, Micheline Francey, Héléna Manson

27. Salem Witch Trials (2002 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History

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Writer: Maria Nation | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Henry Czerny, Gloria Reuben, Jay O. Sanders

28. Cry of the Banshee (1970)

R | 91 min | Horror

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In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona. Oona calls up a magical servant, a "banshee", to ... See full summary »

Writers: Tim Kelly, Christopher Wicking | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Essy Persson, Hilary Heath, Carl Rigg

29. The Investigator (1997 TV Movie)

87 min | Biography, Drama

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A military police woman is given the job of tracking down and removing lesbians from the army.

Writer: Barbara Machin | Director: Chris Oxley | Stars: Helen Baxendale, Laura Fraser, Ian Burfield, Tracy Keating

30. The Bloody Judge (1970)

PG | 84 min | History, Horror

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Christopher Lee plays the Lord Chief Justice of 17th century England who condemns women as witches to further his political and sexual needs.

Writers: Enrico Colombo, Jesús Franco, Michael Haller, Harry Alan Towers, Anthony Scott Veitch | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Christopher Lee, Maria Schell, Leo Genn, Hans Hass Jr.

31. Dirty Pictures (2000 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Drama

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A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Writer: Ilene Chaiken | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Ann Marin, Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid

32. The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)

PG | 90 min | Musical, Fantasy, Comedy

5.6
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In WWII, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a US super... See full summary »

Writers: Steven E. de Souza, Andrew Gaty, Peter Smalley | Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Alan Arkin, Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick, Bill Hunter

33. Golden Gate (1994)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama

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A brash 22-year-old FBI agent trumps up charges of Communist spying against a Chinese laundryman. Ten years later, he wants to make amends to the man and his teenage daughter.

Writer: David Henry Hwang | Director: John Madden | Stars: Matt Dillon, Joan Chen, Elizabeth Morehead, Bruno Kirby

34. Day of Wrath (1943)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

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The young wife of an aging priest falls in love with his son amidst the horror of a merciless witch hunt in 17th century Denmark.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Thorkild Roose, Lisbeth Movin, Sigrid Neiiendam, Kirsten Andreasen

35. The Crucible (1957)

145 min | Drama, History

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Salem, 1692. Industrious farmer, John Proctor, has twice made love to 17-year-old Abigail, a youth he and his wife have taken in. (His wife Elisabeth has rebuffed him for seven months; she ... See full summary »

Writers: Marcel Aymé, Arthur Miller, Jean-Paul Sartre | Director: Raymond Rouleau | Stars: Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, Mylène Demongeot, Alfred Adam

36. Precious Bane (1989 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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In the early 19th century, a young woman with a harelip falls foul of her family's ambition and the superstitions of the local community, but meets a man who may see her differently.

Writers: Maggie Wadey, Mary Webb | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: John Bowe, Janet McTeer, Clive Owen, Jane Wood

37. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part I: The Beginning Story (2012)

Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Fantasy, Mystery

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Writers: Gen Urobuchi, Alex Von David | Directors: Yukihiro Miyamoto, Akiyuki Shinbo, Alex Von David | Stars: Aoi Yuki, Chiwa Saito, Eri Kitamura, Kaori Mizuhashi

38. Mark of the Devil Part II (1973)

97 min | Drama, History, Horror

4.5
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A tribunal interrogates, tortures and murders "witches" and "heretics" during the Inquisition.

Writers: Michael Armstrong, Fred Denger, Adrian Hoven | Director: Adrian Hoven | Stars: Erika Blanc, Anton Diffring, Percy Hoven, Lukas Ammann

39. Famous Love Affairs (1961)

130 min | History, Romance

5.8
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Writers: Marcel Achard, Michel Audiard, Françoise Giroud, Paul Gordeaux, Pascal Jardin, Jacques Prévert, France Roche | Director: Michel Boisrond | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Philippe Noiret, Dany Robin, Palau

40. The Devonsville Terror (1983)

R | 82 min | Horror

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Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch's curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town ... See full summary »

Writers: Ulli Lommel, George T. Lindsey, Suzanna Love | Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Suzanna Love, Robert Walker Jr., Donald Pleasence, Paul Willson

41. The Crucible (1967 TV Movie)

135 min | Drama, History

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In the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts, a group of girls go dancing in the forest with a black slave named Tituba... See full synopsis »

Writer: Arthur Miller | Director: Alex Segal | Stars: George C. Scott, Colleen Dewhurst, Melvyn Douglas, Tuesday Weld

42. Burned at the Stake (1981)

R | 88 min | Horror

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In 1692 a young girl in Salem, Massachusetts, accuses several residents of being witches, and they are burned at the stake. In 1980 a young woman who is a descendant of the accuser finds ... See full summary »

Writer: Bert I. Gordon | Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Susan Swift, Albert Salmi, Guy Stockwell, Tisha Sterling

43. Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Hercules helps the Polish army against a massive Mongol horde.

Writers: Domenico Paolella, Alessandro Ferraù, Luciano Martino | Director: Domenico Paolella | Stars: Mark Forest, José Greci, Ken Clark, Gloria Milland

44. Three Brave Men (1956)

88 min | Drama

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Bernie Goldsmith, a long-time civilian employee of the U.S. Navy is suspended as a security risk when investigators discover he had communist affiliations in his youth. Snubbed by former ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Dunne, Anthony Lewis | Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Ray Milland, Ernest Borgnine, Frank Lovejoy, Nina Foch

45. The Crucible (1980 TV Movie)

Drama, History

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An adaptation of the famous play concerning the Salem witch trials.

Writer: Arthur Miller | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Michael Harbour, Eric Porter, Sarah Berger, Daniel Massey

46. Anna Göldin, letzte Hexe (1991)

105 min | Drama, History

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Writers: Eveline Hasler, Gertrud Pinkus, Stephan Portmann | Director: Gertrud Pinkus | Stars: Cornelia Kempers, Luca Kurt, Rüdiger Vogler, Ursula Andermatt

47. The Burning Times (1990)

57 min | Documentary

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The Burning Times is a Canadian documentary about the witchcraft trials & persecutions that swept through Europe in the 15th-17th centuries. This was a period when those accused of being ... See full summary »

Writers: Erna Buffie, Donna Read, Starhawk | Director: Donna Read | Stars: Martha Henry, Starhawk

48. Training Rules (2009 Video)

62 min | Documentary, Drama, News

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Examines how women's collegiate sports, caught in a web of homophobic practices, collude in the destruction of the lives and dreams of many of its most talented athletes.

Directors: Dee Mosbacher, Fawn Yacker | Stars: Cindy Davies, Lisa Faloon, Christine Gulas, Corinne Gulas

49. A Brief History of the United States of America (2002)

3 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

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Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Harold Moss

50. Kala Sach: The Black Truth (2014)

120 min | Drama

The Black Truth is based on a true story. The film highlights the cruelty and inhumane treatment to women in the name of Witch Hunting. This is an old age ritual, which is now used for ... See full summary »

Writers: Tanveer Durrani, Mayank Prakash Srivastava, Durrani Tanveer | Director: Mayank Prakash Srivastava | Stars: Pakkhi Hegde, Mushtaq Khan, Himani Shivpuri, Sanjay Batra