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1. Lawless (2012)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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58 Metascore

Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits.

Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke

Votes: 197,136 | Gross: $37.40M

2. Cloud Atlas (2012)

R | 172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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55 Metascore

An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.

Directors: Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 301,167 | Gross: $27.10M

3. The Artist (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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89 Metascore

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

Director: Michel Hazanavicius | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell

Votes: 201,110 | Gross: $44.67M

4. Cabaret (1972)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Musical

7.8
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80 Metascore

A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey

Votes: 39,066 | Gross: $42.77M

5. Amelia (2009)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.8
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37 Metascore

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston

Votes: 10,505 | Gross: $14.24M

6. Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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How real-life British-American author Christopher Isherwood and his German boyfriend Heinz met and fell in love during the 1930s and the rise of Nazism.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, Lindsay Duncan, Perry Millward

Votes: 3,255

7. Death Hunt (1981)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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In 1931 Canada, Yukon trapper Johnson has a feud with a dog owner who later retaliates by publicly accusing Johnson of murder and thus triggering a police manhunt in the wilderness.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Charles Bronson, Lee Marvin, Andrew Stevens, Carl Weathers

Votes: 5,426

8. Carrington (1995)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The platonic relationship between artist Dora Carrington and writer Lytton Strachey in the early 20th century.

Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West

Votes: 4,604 | Gross: $3.24M

9. Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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60 Metascore

Rejected by Hollywood and facing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino, he experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti, Maya Zapata, Lisa Owen

Votes: 1,850 | Gross: $0.03M

10. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.8
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67 Metascore

About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger

Votes: 998 | Gross: $0.25M

11. Cantinflas (2014)

PG | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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44 Metascore

The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood.

Director: Sebastian del Amo | Stars: Óscar Jaenada, Michael Imperioli, Ilse Salas, Bárbara Mori

Votes: 3,297 | Gross: $6.37M

12. Wi-heom-han gyan-gye (2012)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.9
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59 Metascore

In Shanghai, an aging socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifests itself as a risky game, where her former lover agrees to seduce, then abandon a naive young woman.

Director: Jin-ho Hur | Stars: Cecilia Cheung, Dong-gun Jang, Ziyi Zhang, Shawn Dou

Votes: 1,557

13. Spitfire (1942)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John, Roland Culver

Votes: 1,167

14. Adalen 31 (1969)

X | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius, Roland Hedlund, Stefan Feierbach

Votes: 1,062

15. Tesla: Master of Lightning (2000 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Biography of electrical inventor and visionary genius Nikola Tesla.

Director: Robert Uth | Stars: Stacy Keach, Elisabeth Noone, Leland I. Anderson, John Jacob Astor

Votes: 778

16. Night of the Long Knives (2005 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

7.3
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In two brutal days in 1934 Adolf Hitler and his senior staff would capture and execute Ernst Roehm, the rest of the senior leaders of the Sturmabteilung (SA) and perhaps 1000 other enemies ... See full summary »

Directors: Lance Miccio, Grant Slawson | Star: Greg Stebner

Votes: 6

17. Immortal France (1943)

113 min | Drama, War

6.3
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The story of how the people of Paris cope with the strains and struggles of war, from the siege of the city by the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War of 1871 to the invasion by the Germans in World War II.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Raimu, Michèle Morgan, Louis Jouvet, Suzy Prim

Votes: 61

18. The Case of the Frightened Lady (1957 TV Movie)

65 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: David Aylmer, Michael Balfour, Geoffrey Bayldon, June Brown

19. Butch Minds the Baby (1979)

31 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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A hoodlum named Harry the Horse tries to convince Butch the safecracker to take a job. Butch, long retired from crime, agrees to take the job, but his wife has entrusted him with their ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Webb | Stars: Zachary Peirce, Jerry O'Shea, Ivan Cotton, Harry Gaunt

Votes: 13

20. Last but Not Leased (1931)

Passed | 8 min | Short, Comedy

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Billy Wayne, a prospective groom, is given a bachelor's party by his friends who play many mean tricks on him. Then Billy and his bride-to-be, Thelma White, go house-hunting and are shown a... See full summary »

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Billy Wayne, Thelma White

21. Trouble from Abroad (1931)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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In "Trouble from Abroad" Ford Sterling and Lucien Littlefield get a load of trouble from a broad who is indeed from abroad. They slip away from their wives to attend a reunion with their ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Ford Sterling, Lucien Littlefield, James Finlayson, Cecil Cunningham

22. Sightseeing in New York (1931)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy

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Nick (Nick Basil), and Tony (Henry Armetta, as Tony Martin), are New York City taxicab drivers, who are constantly arguing in broken-English and Italian, who take two out-of-town school ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Nick Basil, Henry Armetta

23. Renoir in Transition: From Silent to Sound Film (2016 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Interview with Jean Renoir scholar Christopher Faulkner discussing the filmmaker's transition from silent films to talkies, his stylistic evolution, and the importance of La Chienne within his career.

Stars: Christopher Faulkner, Georges Flamant

24. For Two Cents (1931)

Passed | 9 min | Short, Comedy

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DeWolf Hopper thinks he is on the verge of death and a couple of newspapers are bidding for the story rights. One of the newspapers is willing to pay a big sum if Hopper will kick off in ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Mack | Stars: DeWolf Hopper Sr., Stanley Ridges

25. Alberto Alessi on the Moka Pot (2015)

3 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Emile Rafael | Star: Alberto Alessi

26. The Season's Greetings (1931)

Passed | 8 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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This Vitaphone short served as a season-and-holiday plug and a promo for Vitaphone's one-and-two-reel series shorts. Opening scene is a family home where Penrod and his sister are opening ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Billy Hayes, Ray Collins, Lucille Sears, Betty Sholar

27. Empire City: 1931 (1986 Video Game)

Action, Crime

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28. Prohibition (2011– )
Episode: A Nation of Hypocrites (2011)

105 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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By the mid-1920s, a great many people had become convinced that prohibition was a serious mistake. Alfred E. Smith, the Governor of New York, was unsuccessful in getting the Democratic ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Jonathan Eig, Michael Lerner

Votes: 82

29. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures (2013)

TV-G | 54 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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The Paleogene opens with the dinosaurs extinct and much of the world's water freezing out in Antarctica as Australia breaks free of Gondwana to chart it's own course. As in the rest of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Archer, Tim Flannery, Neil Hewett, Gavin Prideaux

Votes: 34

30. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Bugsy Siegel: Gambling on the Mob (1997)

Documentary, Biography

3.6
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Starting as a mob hit man, Bugsy Siegel quickly becomes a Manhatten mob boss through his relationships with fellow crime entrepreneurs and his assassination of the Mafia old guard. Through ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Becker, Danny Bonaduce, Virginia Hill, Robert Lacey

Votes: 38

31. Telephone Time (1956–1958)
Episode: Bullet Lou Kirn (1957)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Don Taylor | Stars: John Nesbitt, Alan Baxter, Harold J. Stone, Herbert Rudley

32. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Cuanto (2014)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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Luciano encounters Capone in Chicago; Nucky and Margaret find common ground in Atlantic City. Meanwhile, Sally conducts business in Cuba as rumors swirl of a public uprising. In 1884, a young Nucky continues to impress the commodore.

Director: Jake Paltrow | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 1,003

33. The Strain (2014– )
Episode: Dead End (2015)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.3
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Gus helps the Guptas get across the border; Fet, Nora and Eph look all over the city for Dutch, who's in a life-or-death struggle with Eichhorst; Setrakian meets a familiar face while searching for the Occido Lumen.

Director: Phil Abraham | Stars: Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mía Maestro, Kevin Durand

Votes: 626

34. Dekalog (1989–1990)
Episode: Dekalog, osiem (1989)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

7.7
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"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour". A Polish-American researcher visits Warsaw and attends a lecture about ethics. Afterwards, she approaches Zofia, the lecturer, and... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Maria Koscialkowska, Teresa Marczewska, Artur Barcis, Tadeusz Lomnicki

Votes: 2,234

35. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Devil You Know (2014)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

9.0
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Chalky comes to an agreement with Narcisse to free Daughter Maitland. Nucky engages in alcoholic depravity. Van Alden and Eli try to steal Capone's ledgers.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza

Votes: 1,293

36. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Eldorado (2014)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, History

9.3
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Nucky visits Gillian, Luciano and Lansky deal with Narcisse and young Nucky faces a turning point. In Chicago, Capone prepares to face trial and in New York Margaret becomes a stock operator a la Joe Kennedy. Scores are made and settled.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 1,913

37. Five Red Herrings (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1975)

50 min | Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Wimsey concludes that the painting done by CAmpbell was done elsewhere by his murderer and one of the art community's artist is the killer.

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, Russell Hunter, Roy Boutcher

Votes: 16

38. Five Red Herrings (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1975)

50 min | Crime, Mystery

8.1
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Some of Wimsey's five red herrings who were formerly missing surface and a key witness comes forward,

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, John Junkin, Clive Graham

Votes: 14

39. Five Red Herrings (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1975)

49 min | Crime, Mystery

7.9
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Farren resurfaces and is questioned by Wimsey, who re-enacts the elaborate circumstances of Campbell's murder accompanied by the local police and one of the suspects in hopes of discovering the identity of the murderer.

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, Russell Hunter, Donald Douglas

Votes: 15

40. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Friendless Child (2014)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, History

9.2
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In 1897 Nucky's family tries to help the young Gillian and in 1931 his forces try to resist an ambitious Luciano.

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 1,267

41. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: Kandinsky's Vault (1988)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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A man has a secret reason for refusing to sell his old bookstore.

Director: René Bonnière | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Robin Ward, Eli Wallach, Roberta Wallach

Votes: 14

42. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: King of Norway (2014)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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When fugitive Chalky comes to Nucky hunting for Narcisse, Nucky advises him against revenge and hides him. Van Alden and Eli are arrested, and an 1897 Nucky moves up with the Commodore.

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 963

43. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Little Egypt (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The department's newest agent is able to infiltrate the mob, using carrier pigeons to get information out. That is, until a woman gets him into trouble.

Director: John Peyser | Stars: Robert Stack, Susan Cummings, Anthony George, Fred Clark

Votes: 42

44. I Dream of Jeannie (1965–1970)
Episode: Never Try to Outsmart a Jeannie (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Tony says that Jeannie can come to Europe with him if she travels as a normal woman and can get a passport.

Director: Herb Wallerstein | Stars: Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Hayden Rorke, Bill Daily

Votes: 80

45. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Pablo Pawncasso (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Reality-TV

6.4
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A customer with a Picasso etching leads to a challenge with Chumlee as a forger. The Pawn Shop gets a taste of the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry. An appraiser saves Rick from a bad buy.

Director: Jairus Cobb | Stars: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison, Austin 'Chumlee' Russell

Votes: 33

46. Mildred Pierce (2011)
Episode: Part One (2011)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

7.7
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After a fight with her husband, Mildred Pierce finds herself alone and caring for her two young daughters. She hasn't worked outside of the home for several years but is excellent at making... See full summary »

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Kate Winslet, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo, Morgan Turner

Votes: 352

47. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Portrait of a Thief (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The president of a firm that distributes alcohol is connected to the mob and has been swindling his company for years. But then the mob turns on him.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Robert Stack, Henry Jones, Charles McGraw, Edward Andrews

Votes: 41

48. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Ring Around a Rockne (2012)

TV-PG | 21 min | Reality-TV

7.0
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The Pawn Stars are blown away when a signet ring that belonged to mob boss Lucky Luciano comes out of hiding. Then, Rick is in the red zone when a letter signed by legendary football coach ... See full summary »

Director: Jairus Cobb | Stars: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison, Drew Max

Votes: 20

49. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: The Empire State Building (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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This program focuses on the symbolic and historical aspects of the Empire State Building rather than its architecture and technology. The world's tallest building was preceded but a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Thomas | Stars: Irwin G. Cantor, Brendan Gill

Votes: 19

50. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: The Good Listener (2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.4
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Nucky's 1931 deal as a future importer of rum when Prohibition expires seems in jeopardy when the Senator loses interest, and in 1884 a young Nucky has to deal with his sister's death.

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 989