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1. Unbroken (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

59 Metascore

After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Director: Angelina Jolie | Stars: Jack O'Connell, Miyavi, Domhnall Gleeson, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 125,905 | Gross: $115.64M

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2. Annie (2014)

PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

33 Metascore

A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne

Votes: 30,156 | Gross: $85.91M

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3. Victor Frankenstein (2015)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

36 Metascore

Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott

Votes: 45,032 | Gross: $5.78M

4. Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance

71 Metascore

In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge

Votes: 39,420 | Gross: $12.23M

5. Black Mass (2015)

R | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

68 Metascore

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Joel Edgerton

Votes: 150,796 | Gross: $62.58M

6. Bone in the Throat (2015)

93 min | Crime, Drama

'Bone in the Throat' based on celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's novel of the same, is a gritty fast paced story about a young ambitious chef who is mixed up with the East End London mob. ... See full summary »

Director: Graham Henman | Stars: Vanessa Kirby, Ed Westwick, John Hannah, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 68

7. Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

R | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

46 Metascore

Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford

Votes: 269,158 | Gross: $166.17M

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8. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

47 Metascore

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 104,155 | Gross: $25.02M

9. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 79,246 | Gross: $8.11M

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10. Fallen (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

47 Metascore

A young girl finds herself in a reform school after therapy since she was blamed for the death of a young boy. At the school she finds herself drawn to a fellow student, unaware that he is an angel, and has loved her for thousands of years.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Addison Timlin, Jeremy Irvine, Joely Richardson, Hermione Corfield

Votes: 10,531

11. The Gunman (2015)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

39 Metascore

A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's successful kill shot forces him into hiding. Returning to the Congo years later, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Javier Bardem

Votes: 34,730 | Gross: $10.64M

12. Instruments of Darkness

Action, Drama, Fantasy | Pre-production

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Director: Vincent Regan | Stars: Sean Bean, Rupert Grint, Charles Dance, James D'Arcy

13. Carol (2015)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

95 Metascore

An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler

Votes: 94,195 | Gross: $12.71M

14. The Dressmaker (I) (2015)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

47 Metascore

A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 43,496 | Gross: $2.02M

15. A Walk in the Woods (2015)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

51 Metascore

After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 21,066 | Gross: $29.47M

16. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 609,110 | Gross: $459.01M

17. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Horror, Romance

45 Metascore

Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies.

Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote

Votes: 43,323 | Gross: $10.91M

18. The Night Circus

Fantasy | Announced

A story set in a mysterious circus and centered around two young magicians vying for supremacy under the close watch of their respective instructors.

19. Cold Skin (2017)

108 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

In 1914, a young man arrives at a remote island near the Antarctic Circle to take the post of weather observer only to find himself trapped in a watchtower besieged by deadly creatures which live in hiding on the island.

Director: Xavier Gens | Stars: Ray Stevenson, David Oakes, Aura Garrido, Winslow M. Iwaki

Votes: 6,275

20. The Theory of Everything (2014)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

72 Metascore

A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry

Votes: 341,096 | Gross: $35.89M

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21. The Imitation Game (2014)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

73 Metascore

During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech

Votes: 590,400 | Gross: $91.13M

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22. This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

44 Metascore

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver

Votes: 63,345 | Gross: $34.29M

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23. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

60 Metascore

A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program, just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine

Votes: 521,257 | Gross: $128.26M

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24. American Sniper (2014)

R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama

72 Metascore

Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner, Cole Konis

Votes: 386,231 | Gross: $350.13M

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25. White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

51 Metascore

In 1988, a teenage girl's life is thrown into chaos when her mother disappears.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni, Angela Bassett

Votes: 24,662 | Gross: $0.03M

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26. The Homesman (2014)

R | 122 min | Drama, Western

68 Metascore

Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.

Director: Tommy Lee Jones | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto

Votes: 26,671 | Gross: $2.43M

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27. Inferno (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

42 Metascore

When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Ben Foster

Votes: 129,917 | Gross: $34.34M

28. A Thousand Splendid Suns

Drama | Announced

An Afghan war-set drama centered on two Muslim women who form a friendship.

29. Brooklyn (2015)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

87 Metascore

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 111,324 | Gross: $38.32M

30. Testament of Youth (2014)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

76 Metascore

A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I - a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Dominic West

Votes: 22,036 | Gross: $1.82M

31. The Scorpio Races

Fantasy | Announced

Set in a mythical world, riders compete in a race with their water horses.

Director: Matt Sobel

32. Shiver (I)

Fantasy, Romance, Thriller | Announced

A teenage werewolf falls for a girl, who helps him find a way to become human.

33. Paranormalcy

Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery | Announced

Paranormalcy is the story of Evie, a teenage girl who tracks and tags supernatural creatures for an international agency, IPCA. She falls in love with a paranormal boy called Lend, and they... See full summary »

34. The Goldfinch (2019)

Drama | Post-production

A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sarah Paulson, Luke Kleintank, Ansel Elgort

35. Infinity: Chronicles of Nick

Fantasy | Announced

With new enemies who make jokes of his old ones, teenager Nick Gautier must either measure up or get sized for a body bag. It's kill or be killed and this kid from the wrong side finds a strength inside him that he never knew existed.

36. The Graveyard Book

Fantasy | Announced

The story of a boy whose parents are killed is adopted by the occupants of a graveyard and raised by them.

37. Wicked Lovely

Fantasy, Romance | Announced

A teenage girl is pursued by a faerie king in hopes that she can save him and his fae from eternal winter.

38. Reconstructing Amelia (TV Movie)

Drama | Announced

A working, single mom in Brooklyn struggles to cope with the death of her daughter.

Star: Nicole Kidman

39. The Alchemist

Drama | Announced

A shepherd leaves Spain in search of a treasure in the Egyptian pyramids and meets various spiritual messengers along the way.

Director: Laurence Fishburne

40. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

43 Metascore

After having escaped the Maze, the Gladers now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles.

Director: Wes Ball | Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 191,065 | Gross: $81.67M

41. Home (II) (2015)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

55 Metascore

An alien on the run from his own people makes friends with a girl. He tries to help her on her quest, but can be an interference.

Director: Tim Johnson | Stars: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez

Votes: 83,394 | Gross: $177.40M

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42. The Sisterhood of Night (2014)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

60 Metascore

When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.

Director: Caryn Waechter | Stars: Georgie Henley, Kara Hayward, Willa Cuthrell, Olivia DeJonge

Votes: 1,803

43. The Two Faces of January (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Romance, Thriller

66 Metascore

A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who flee Athens after one of them is caught up in the death of a private detective.

Director: Hossein Amini | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Bevan

Votes: 26,551 | Gross: $0.51M

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44. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Fantasy

59 Metascore

Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 422,643 | Gross: $255.12M

Prel. release in Sweden: 10 dec 2014 Based on the novel The Hobbit, written by J.R.R. Tolkien. CLICK TO SEE TRAILER

45. Child 44 (2015)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, History

41 Metascore

A disgraced member of the Russian military police investigates a series of child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman

Votes: 56,262 | Gross: $1.21M

Prel. release in Sweden: 31 oct 2014 Based on the novel Child 44, written by Tom Rob Smith.

46. Love, Rosie (2014)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

44 Metascore

Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.

Director: Christian Ditter | Stars: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Christian Cooke, Jaime Winstone

Votes: 96,966 | Gross: $0.01M

Prel. release in Sweden: 24 oct 2014 CLICK TO SEE TRAILER

47. Seventh Son (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

30 Metascore

When Mother Malkin, the queen of evil witches, escapes the pit she was imprisoned in by professional monster hunter Spook decades ago and kills his apprentice, he recruits young Tom, the seventh son of the seventh son, to help him.

Director: Sergei Bodrov | Stars: Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Alicia Vikander

Votes: 64,837 | Gross: $17.22M

Prel. release in Sweden: 2015 Based on the novel The Spook's Apprentice, written by Joseph Delaney. CLICK TO SEE TRAILER

48. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family

54 Metascore

Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. However, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother and sister - who all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould, Dylan Minnette

Votes: 35,761 | Gross: $66.95M

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49. When the Game Stands Tall (2014)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Family, Sport

41 Metascore

The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern

Votes: 14,207 | Gross: $30.13M

Prel. release in Sweden: 12 dec 2014 CLICK TO SEE TRAILER

50. Serena (I) (2014)

R | 109 min | Drama, History, Romance

36 Metascore

In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton's timber empire becomes complicated when he marries Serena.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones

Votes: 22,732 | Gross: $0.18M

Prel. release in Sweden: ? Based on the novel Serena, written by Ron Rash. CLICK TO SEE TRAILER

51. Dark Places (2015)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

39 Metascore

Libby Day was only eight years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Almost thirty years later, she reluctantly agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Chloë Grace Moretz

Votes: 36,622

Prel. release in Sweden: Mars 2015 Based on the novel Dark Places, written by Gillian Flynn.

52. Wild Card (2015)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

40 Metascore

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Dominik García-Lorido, Milo Ventimiglia

Votes: 44,552

53. Cymbeline (2014)

R | 98 min | Drama

54 Metascore

A gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang. A drug kingpin is driven to desperate measures.

Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Ed Harris, Milla Jovovich, John Leguizamo

Votes: 3,233

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54. Mr. Holmes (2015)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

67 Metascore

An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember 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: 56,316 | Gross: $17.74M

55. Significance (TV Movie)

116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

After Maggie Masters saves Caleb Jacobson from a near death experience, strange things began happening to her. A world beyond human knowledge emerges, once you meet your Significant.

Director: Emily Skye

56. The Bronx Bull (2016)

R | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Based on the tumultuous real-life experiences of legendary boxing champion Jake LaMotta, THE BRONX BULL chronicles his rise as a world-class boxer and his struggles with life outside of the ring, offering an unflinchingly honest look into the heart of a champion.

Director: Martin Guigui | Stars: William Forsythe, Joe Mantegna, Tom Sizemore, Paul Sorvino

Votes: 399

57. The Vatican Tapes (2015)

PG-13 | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

38 Metascore

A priest and two Vatican exorcists must do battle with an ancient satanic force to save the soul of a young woman.

Director: Mark Neveldine | Stars: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott, Djimon Hounsou

Votes: 15,296 | Gross: $1.71M

58. A Book of Common Prayer

Drama | Pre-production

The story of two American women whose lives cross in a fictional Central American country on the verge of revolution.

Director: Campbell Scott | Stars: Michelle Fairley, Campbell Scott, Hart Bochner

59. Measure of a Man (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

53 Metascore

A bullied teen experiences a turning point summer in which he learns to stand up for himself.

Director: Jim Loach | Stars: Judy Greer, Liana Liberato, Donald Sutherland, Danielle Rose Russell

Votes: 364

60. Johnny Walker (2015)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

A has-been Hollywood director is forced to confront his own fears in a Dostoevskian moral fable.

Directors: Kris De Meester, Anton Scholten | Stars: Udo Kier, Lynn Bari, Turhan Bey, Eric Godon

Votes: 242

61. Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

52 Metascore

An Oxford graduate takes up a job in a mental asylum, only to discover that the "revolutionary" new treatments are inhumane and that there is more going on than meets the eye.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 44,163

62. Addicted (I) (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller