Highest Rated Feature Films Released 2006-01-01 to 2006-12-31 With At Least 1000 Votes


1. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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86 Metascore

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 870,690 | Gross: $132.37M

2. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Votes: 840,859 | Gross: $53.08M

3. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

8.5
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89 Metascore

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 258,544 | Gross: $11.28M

4. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.4
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The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 69,675 | Gross: $2.20M

5. Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006)

135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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A Delhi based retired middle class man tries half-heartedly to get his land back from a swindling property dealer with the help of his sons and their friends.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parvin Dabas, Tara Sharma

Votes: 11,991 | Gross: $0.03M

6. Bommarillu (2006)

170 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Siddu is the son of an over-protective business man. Every decision of his is made by his father, which leads him into frustration. He half-heartedly agrees to become engaged to a rich ... See full summary »

Director: Bhaskar | Stars: Siddharth, Genelia D'Souza, Prakash Raj, Srinivasa Rao Kota

Votes: 3,844

7. Mungaru Male (2006)

143 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

8.3
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Preetam falls in love at first sight with Nandini. The sweet romance set in the monsoons, boosted by too good songs and music.

Director: Yograj Bhat | Stars: Ganesh, Pooja Gandhi, Diganth, Anant Nag

Votes: 1,648

8. Pudhu Pettai (2006)

168 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Story about a how high school kid enter into gang as drug dealer slowly rising into gang leader and entering into political world.

Director: K. Selvaraghavan | Stars: Dhanush, Sneha, Sonia Agarwal, Azhagam Perumal

Votes: 1,619

9. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

8.2
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98 Metascore

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Votes: 465,925 | Gross: $37.62M

10. Omkara (2006)

155 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Shakespeare's masterpiece "Othello" set in modern India. A politically-minded enforcer's misguided trust in his lieutenant leads him to suspect his wife of infidelity.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma

Votes: 12,240 | Gross: $0.79M

11. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)

PG-13 | 144 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer.

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Vidya Balan, Jimmy Shergill

Votes: 27,201

12. Gamers (2006)

84 min | Comedy

8.1
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Gamers is a comedy about the lives of four slacker friends (and one obsessive interloper) living at home, -"with my parents... it's just temporary... 'til they die"- working in the real ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Folino | Stars: Kevin Sherwood, Kevin Kirkpatrick, Scott Rinker, Dave Hanson

Votes: 6,255

13. Classmates (2006)

175 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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College classmates meet for a 10-year reunion, which does not go as smoothly as planned. Love is discovered, friendships are broken and secrets about tragic events in the past are revealed.

Director: Lal Jose | Stars: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indrajith, Kavya Madhavan, Narain

Votes: 1,259

14. Marilena from P7 (2006)

48 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Andrei, a 13 year old teenager, living on Bucharest outskirts, decides one day to steal a trolleybus in order to impress Marilena, a prostitute he fell in love with.

Director: Cristian Nemescu | Stars: Aura Calarasu, Madalina Ghitescu, Gabriel Huian, Cristi Olesher

Votes: 1,587

15. Casino Royale (2006)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

8.0
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80 Metascore

Armed with a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007 and must defeat a weapons dealer in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, but things are not what they seem.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 469,258 | Gross: $167.01M

16. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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64 Metascore

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor.

Director: Gabriele Muccino | Stars: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe

Votes: 337,299 | Gross: $162.59M

17. Blood Diamond (2006)

R | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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64 Metascore

A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers

Votes: 399,386 | Gross: $57.37M

18. Death Note (2006)

126 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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A battle between the world's 2 greatest minds begins when Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook with the power to kill, and decides to rid the world of criminals.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Asaka Seto, Shigeki Hosokawa

Votes: 22,377

19. Destiny (2006)

103 min | Drama

8.0
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Bekir is in love with Ugur, who loves Zagor who loves to commit crimes.

Director: Zeki Demirkubuz | Stars: Vildan Atasever, Ufuk Bayraktar, Engin Akyürek, Müge Ulusoy

Votes: 6,794

20. Fireworks Wednesday (2006)

102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.0
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84 Metascore

On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks -- a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Hamid Farokhnezhad, Hediyeh Tehrani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Pantea Bahram

Votes: 4,733

21. Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006)

150 min | Action, Crime, Romance

8.0
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A Police Officer investigates a series of brutal rapes and murders, with the culprits seeming to cover more than one country.

Director: Gautham Menon | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Jyothika, Prakash Raj, Daniel Balaji

Votes: 3,627

22. The Island (2006)

112 min | Drama

8.0
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Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.

Director: Pavel Lungin | Stars: Pyotr Mamonov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Dmitriy Dyuzhev, Yuriy Kuznetsov

Votes: 8,173

23. Dor (2006)

147 min | Drama

8.0
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Two woman --different backgrounds, miles apart, and strangers to each other-- are linked by tragedy. Their new-found friendship is tested as one holds the fate of the other's husband in her hands.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor | Stars: Ayesha Takia, Shreyas Talpade, Gul Panag, Girish Karnad

Votes: 4,162

24. Pokiri (2006)

164 min | Action, Comedy

8.0
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Pandu is a killer for hire, and will accept any contract provided the amount is right. The Police want him for questioning, while the underworld needs him to silence their opponents. No one... See full summary »

Director: Puri Jagannadh | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Ileana, Prakash Raj, Nasser

Votes: 6,723

25. Children of Men (2006)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

Votes: 360,934 | Gross: $35.29M

26. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 354,914 | Gross: $59.89M

27. The Fall (2006)

R | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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64 Metascore

In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.

Director: Tarsem Singh | Stars: Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru, Justine Waddell, Kim Uylenbroek

Votes: 88,553 | Gross: $2.28M

28. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

R | 141 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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89 Metascore

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase

Votes: 131,942 | Gross: $13.75M

29. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)

Not Rated | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Riisa Naka, Takuya Ishida, Mitsutaka Itakura, Ayami Kakiuchi

Votes: 36,059

30. Memories of Matsuko (2006)

130 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.9
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When Matsuko dies of murder, her nephew Sho gets to progressively unveil many details of her mysterious past, discovering she wasn't only a forgotten outcast but led a very interesting yet bizarre life.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Miki Nakatani, Eita, Yûsuke Iseya, Mikako Ichikawa

Votes: 4,451

31. M.O.G. (2006)

Not Rated | 140 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Four childhood friends, living in northeast Los Angeles during the early 90's, discover the meaning of friendship while experiencing the comedic ups and turbulent downs of their impoverished lives.

Director: Darryl Abbinante | Stars: Sean Durrie, Jed Reynolds, Chris Giuffria, Rudy Nunez

Votes: 1,074

32. Apocalypto (2006)

R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Max Trujillo, Dalia Hernández, Rudy Youngblood

Votes: 235,572 | Gross: $50.86M

33. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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53 Metascore

A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Votes: 261,727 | Gross: $22.49M

34. Black Book (2006)

R | 145 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.8
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71 Metascore

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, Halina Reijn

Votes: 59,402 | Gross: $4.40M

35. After the Wedding (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Votes: 25,517 | Gross: $1.53M

36. The Bondage (2006)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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An O.C. youth escapes an abusive home only to find himself entangled in the California Juvenile Justice system and a psychiatric ward.

Director: Eric Allen Bell | Stars: Michael Angarano, Illeana Douglas, Griffin Dunne, Eric Lange

Votes: 1,763

37. Love and Honour (2006)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan, Mitsugorô Bandô, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 2,435 | Gross: $0.02M

38. Seven and a Half (2006)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Everyday lives of people in Belgrade who are obsessed with their weaknesses and led by their passions. Seven independent stories on 7 deadly sins are told in a comical tone.

Director: Miroslav Momcilovic | Stars: Branislav Trifunovic, Nikola Vujovic, Milos Timotijevic, Marija Karan

Votes: 2,758

39. The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)

95 min | Action, Drama

7.8
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Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.

Director: Radu Muntean | Stars: Paul Ipate, Adi Carauleanu, Dragos Bucur, Tudor Istodor

Votes: 1,669

40. Red Like the Sky (2006)

96 min | Drama

7.8
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A nearly sightless boy is sent to a school for blind children, where he secretly discovers the possibilities of the recorded sound.

Director: Cristiano Bortone | Stars: Francesco Campobasso, Luca Capriotti, Marco Cocci, Simone Colombari

Votes: 1,361

41. Zero. Lilac Lithuania (2006)

82 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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ZERO is an 0 sucking in a young deserter, a casino victim and three heroin brothers. That is a destiny, a mixture of objectives and desires of heroes. That is a lifestyle balancing on the edge - bullets, numbers and needles.

Director: Emilis Velyvis | Stars: Donatas Ivanauskas, Mindaugas Papinigis, Andrius Paulavicius, Algis Ramanauskas

Votes: 1,784

42. 300 (2006)

R | 117 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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52 Metascore

King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West

Votes: 606,012 | Gross: $210.59M

43. The Last King of Scotland (2006)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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74 Metascore

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker, Gillian Anderson, Kerry Washington

Votes: 145,298 | Gross: $17.61M

44. This Is England (2006)

Unrated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim

Votes: 99,013 | Gross: $0.33M

45. Paprika (2006)

R | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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81 Metascore

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tôru Furuya

Votes: 43,978 | Gross: $0.88M

46. Fearless (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Jet Li, Li Sun, Yong Dong, Yun Qu

Votes: 62,387 | Gross: $24.62M

47. Tekkonkinkreet (2006)

R | 111 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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65 Metascore

In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White - two street kids who claim to traverse the urban city as if it were their ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Arias | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Yû Aoi, Yûsuke Iseya, Kankurô Kudô

Votes: 9,171

48. Vikramarkudu (2006)

140 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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Vikram Rathod, A sincere Police man joins with a small time thief Satthi Babu who looks identical to him and avenges on those who destroyed him.

Director: S.S. Rajamouli | Stars: Ravi Teja, Anushka Shetty, Ajay, Ali

Votes: 2,187

49. Vitus (2006)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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63 Metascore

The film tells the story of a highly-gifted boy whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him - they want him to become a pianist. However, one day the boy, Vitus, is no longer ... See full summary »

Director: Fredi M. Murer | Stars: Fabrizio Borsani, Bruno Ganz, Teo Gheorghiu, Julika Jenkins

Votes: 4,128 | Gross: $0.19M

50. Crazy Stone (2006)

98 min | Comedy, Crime

7.7
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Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security guards are not the only obstacle these thieves are facing. An extremely unlucky ... See full summary »

Director: Hao Ning | Stars: Zhonghua Chen, Jie Du, Tao Guo, Shu Hou

Votes: 2,089