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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,803,093 | Gross: $28.34M

2. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Votes: 149,153 | Gross: $154.22M

3. 42 (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.5
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62 Metascore

This movie is about Jackie Robinson and his journey to becoming a Brooklyn Dodger and his life during that time.

Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie

Votes: 69,391 | Gross: $95.00M

4. Seven Psychopaths (2012)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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66 Metascore

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

Votes: 195,830 | Gross: $14.99M

5. 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: 48,807 | Gross: $17.74M

6. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 34,783 | Gross: $0.72M

7. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 89,127 | Gross: $59.90M

8. Paul (2011)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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57 Metascore

Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen, Mia Stallard

Votes: 200,924 | Gross: $37.37M

9. Kon-Tiki (2012)

PG-13 | 118 min | Adventure, History

7.2
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62 Metascore

Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg | Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd-Magnus Williamson

Votes: 36,811 | Gross: $1.51M

10. The Black Dahlia (2006)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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49 Metascore

Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank

Votes: 64,881 | Gross: $22.52M

11. Pollock (2000)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Robert Knott, Molly Regan

Votes: 23,811 | Gross: $8.60M

12. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

Votes: 8,975

13. Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)

R | 117 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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55 Metascore

Years before Father Lankester Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu leads to the rediscovery of his faith.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Gabriel Mann, Clara Bellar, Billy Crawford

Votes: 8,434 | Gross: $0.24M

14. Midnight's Children (2012)

146 min | Drama

6.2
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56 Metascore

A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Rajat Kapoor, Vansh Bhardwaj, Anupam Kher, Neha Mahajan

Votes: 2,384 | Gross: $0.14M

15. A Private Function (1984)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.6
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In post-war Britain, food rationing continues, leading a married couple to become involved in the flourishing bacon black market.

Director: Malcolm Mowbray | Stars: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 2,000

16. Solar Eclipse: Depth of Darkness (2017)

138 min | Drama | Completed

A 'Tryst' with murder. The President and The Mahatma.

Directors: Pankaj Sehgal, Karim Traïdia | Stars: Stephen Lang, Luke Pasqualino, Om Puri, Vinnie Jones

17. Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)

Approved | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.4
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In 1947, following the U.N. decision to split British Palestine into separate Jewish and Palestinian states, a former U.S. Army officer is recruited by the Jews to reorganize the Haganah.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Senta Berger

Votes: 2,220

18. An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Set right after World War II, a naive teenage girl joins a shabby theatre troupe in Liverpool. During a winter production of Peter Pan, the play quickly turns into a dark metaphor for youth... See full summary »

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Hugh Grant, Alan Rickman, Georgina Cates, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 2,234 | Gross: $0.26M

19. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.1
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 2,091

20. Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (2013)

109 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Umber Singh is a Sikh who loses everything during the separation of India in 1947 and is forced to leave his homeland. He obsessively wishes for a male heir. When his fourth daughter is born, he decides to wage a fight against destiny.

Director: Anup Singh | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Tisca Chopra, Tillotama Shome, Rasika Dugal

Votes: 584

21. Christmas Evil (1980)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.

Director: Lewis Jackson | Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick

Votes: 3,065

22. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)

158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.

Director: Hardy Martins | Stars: Bernhard Bettermann, Iris Böhm, Anatoliy Kotenyov, Michael Mendl

Votes: 5,184

23. Earth (1998)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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71 Metascore

It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna

Votes: 6,117 | Gross: $0.53M

24. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 870 | Gross: $7.85M

25. Dastaan (2010– )

Drama

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Bano and her fiance face the trials and tribulations caused by the 1947 Indian partition.

Stars: Sanam Baloch, Ahsan Khan, Fawad Khan, Saba Qamar

Votes: 527

26. Jobanni no shima (2014)

102 min | Animation, Drama, History

7.4
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A dramatic yet heart-warming story of cross-cultural friendship among children in the aftermath of WWII, presented by Tokyo-based award-winning animation studio Production I.G. Based on true events.

Director: Mizuho Nishikubo | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Yukie Nakama, Yûsuke Santamaria, Tatiana Sharko

Votes: 1,062

27. Tóngnián wangshì (1985)

138 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan, living through the deaths of his father, mother and grandmother.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Chia-bao Chang, Neng Chang, Chih-Chen Chen, Han-wen Chen

Votes: 1,590

28. Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001)

170 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Amongst the communal riots that erupt in the city, Tara shelters a wayward Sakina from a crazed mob and a bond that blossoms into love is created. The two eventually get married and have a ... See full summary »

Director: Anil Sharma | Stars: Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, Amrish Puri, Lillete Dubey

Votes: 6,895

29. Seklusyon (2016)

90 min | Horror

7.4
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In 1947 those aspiring to be priest, are sent to a remote convent to live in seclusion(Seklusyon) on the last day of their training. The purpose is to shield them from evil of the world. ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Matti | Stars: Rhed Bustamante, Neil Ryan Sese, Ronnie Alonte, Lou Veloso

Votes: 161

30. The Little Traitor (2007)

88 min | Drama

7.0
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47 Metascore

Based on the novel "Panther in the Basement" by the world-renowned author, Amos Oz, the movie takes place in Palestine in 1947, just a few months before Israel becomes a state. Proffy ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Roth | Stars: Ido Port, Alfred Molina, Gilya Stern, Rami Heuberger

Votes: 691 | Gross: $0.40M

31. Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Jamie Maclachlan, Christopher Plummer, Shaun Smyth, Amy Rutherford

Votes: 340

32. Casting By (2012)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

7.6
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70 Metascore

The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.

Director: Tom Donahue | Stars: Deborah Aquila, Risa Bramon Garcia, Ellen Chenoweth, Marion Dougherty

Votes: 1,238 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Inugami-ke no ichizoku (1976)

146 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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Legendary Japanese director Ichikawa Kons 1976 film The Inugami Family, holds a very special place in Japans long tradition of supernatural suspense... See full synopsis »

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Yôko Shimada, Teruhiko Aoi, Mieko Takamine

Votes: 399

34. Trial (1955)

105 min | Drama

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Courtroom drama set in 1947 and underlying post-WW2 acute problems facing the USA such as stormy race relations and the growing threat of local communism.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Glenn Ford, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy, John Hodiak

Votes: 636

35. Scorching Winds (1974)

146 min | Drama

8.2
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In post-partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.

Director: M.S. Sathyu | Stars: Balraj Sahni, A.K. Hangal, Gita Siddharth, Jamal Hashmi

Votes: 426

36. The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.4
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Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier.

Director: Earl McEvoy | Stars: Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 631

37. Children on Their Birthdays (2002)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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12 year old Lily Bobbit moves to Medda, Ala, and immediately makes an impression on the residents when she and her friends team up to outsmart a con man, the town is changed forever.

Director: Mark Medoff | Stars: Sheryl Lee, Christopher McDonald, Tom Arnold, Joe Pichler

Votes: 500

38. NASCAR: The IMAX Experience (2004)

PG | 40 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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58 Metascore

A big-screen look into one of America's most successful entertainment industries, NASCAR racing.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson

Votes: 541 | Gross: $20.03M

39. 3 sezóny v pekle (2009)

110 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls. There he... See full summary »

Director: Tomás Masín | Stars: Krystof Hádek, Karolina Gruszka, Martin Huba, Jan Kraus

Votes: 311

40. Diary for My Children (1984)

Unrated | 106 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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From one of the foremost woman directors comes a personal story of how history and the individual impact each other. A young woman (Juli) returns to her homeland only to find the horrors she escaped have infected it also.

Director: Márta Mészáros | Stars: Zsuzsa Czinkóczi, Teri Földi, Anna Polony, Jan Nowicki

Votes: 296

41. Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (1999 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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1947: Dr. Jones is leading a quiet, peaceful, boring life of archaeology - until he is reunited with an old friend, who informs him that the Russians are believed to have discovered Babylon... See full summary »

Stars: Doug Lee, Tasia Valenza, Victor Raider-Wexler, Bruce McGill

Votes: 198

42. Sword in the Desert (1949)

101 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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In 1947, with only months remaining until the partition of British-administered Palestine, an American freighter captain smuggles European Jewish refugees ashore under the nose of the British authorities.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Dana Andrews, Märta Torén, Stephen McNally, Jeff Chandler

Votes: 136

43. Dharmputra (1961)

150 min | Drama

7.2
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Circa British Rule in India is the tale of two Delhi families, that of Nawab Badruddin and Gulshan Rai. The two families are so close that they virtually share the same house. The Nawab's ... See full summary »

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Mala Sinha, Shashi Kapoor, Rehman, Manmohan Krishna

Votes: 46

44. Inugami-ke no ichizoku (2006)

134 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A web of deceit, adultery and greed manifests in Kon Ichikawa's remake of his own 1976 hit about a murder investigation that reveals years of hidden skeletons and a shocking family secret.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Nanako Matsushima, Kikunosuke Onoe, Junko Fuji

Votes: 244

45. Janey Mary (2008)

20 min | Short, Drama

8.2
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Janey Mary tells the story of a young five year old girl in post-World War II Dublin, who is sent out by her mother onto the cold and wet streets to beg for food. In her desperate search ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Brady | Stars: John Brady, Donncha Crowley, Kelsey Enright, Linda McDonnell

Votes: 21

46. Stíny horkého léta (1978)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Director: Frantisek Vlácil | Stars: Juraj Kukura, Marta Vancurová, Gustáv Valach, Václav Babka

Votes: 186

47. Agava (2015)

Drama

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A small border town in the south of Slovakia is surprised by the sudden arrival of respected builder Mr. Hampl and his young wife Nada. She catches the eye of an equally young local teacher... See full summary »

Director: Ondrej Sulaj | Stars: Éva Bandor, Mária Breinerová, Brano Deák, Marek Geisberg

Votes: 23

48. A Life for Football (2014 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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Jewish Kurt Landauer considers leaving Germany on the eve of WW II, but when he sees his big love, the football club Bayern Munich, lying in ruins, he decides to take the risc, stay and rebuild the club.

Director: Hans Steinbichler | Stars: Josef Bierbichler, Jeanette Hain, Herbert Knaup, Andreas Lust

Votes: 142

49. The Confrontation (1969)

80 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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It is 1947; the Communist Party has just taken power in Hungary. In Jancsó's first color film, young students at a People's College have a debate with seminary students, but worry it will escalate into a fight.

Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: Andrea Drahota, Kati Kovács, Lajos Balázsovits, András Kozák

Votes: 248

50. Indian Summer (I)

Drama | Announced

A British Lord and his beautiful wife are sent to India in 1947 to oversee the handover of power.