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1. Wild Canaries (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

67 Metascore

A Brooklyn couple suspects foul play when their rent controlled neighbor suddenly drops dead.

Director: Lawrence Michael Levine | Stars: Sophia Takal, Lawrence Michael Levine, Alia Shawkat, Annie Parisse

Votes: 387

2. War Book (2014)

92 min | Drama

Eight UK government officials act out their potential response and decisions in a simulated war game scenario in which escalation of nuclear threat between India and Pakistan leads to nuclear war and quite likely the end of the world.

Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Phoebe Fox, Ben Chaplin, Shaun Evans, Sophie Okonedo

Votes: 579

3. Hot Millions (1968)

G | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

A paroled London fraudster poses as a computer specialist in order to work for an insurance company that entirely relies on its corporate server.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Bob Newhart

Votes: 1,496

4. Murder by Death (1976)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan

Votes: 27,903

5. The Valley of Decision (1945)

Passed | 119 min | Drama

An Irish maid falls for the son of her wealthy boss, though their disapproving fathers and a bitter strike at the steel mill complicates matters.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Donald Crisp, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 1,477

6. In a Lonely Place (1950)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 20,434

7. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)

Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Norman Bird, Diane Clare

Votes: 2,544

8. The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy

63 Metascore

An exuberant, sharply satirical comedy about two parentally neglected teenagers who find the courage to believe in themselves

Director: Tony McNamara | Stars: Jordan Brooking, Ben Lee, Rose Byrne, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 2,623

9. Paradise (I) (1991)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love ... See full summary »

Director: Mary Agnes Donoghue | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Don Johnson, Elijah Wood, Thora Birch

Votes: 2,434 | Gross: $18.63M

10. A Little Help (2010)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

A woman gets entangled in a series of bizarre lies in order to take care of herself and her 12 year old son.

Director: Michael J. Weithorn | Stars: Jenna Fischer, Jay Klaitz, Daniel Yelsky, Brooke Smith

Votes: 2,843 | Gross: $0.09M

11. Spare Change (I) (2015)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy

Jane, along with her best friend Lily, hatch a plan to feign homelessness and find different, creative ways to get money from strangers. What is a girl to do when lying is your job and you start to bring work home with you?

Directors: Arturo Guzman, Jonathan Talbert | Stars: Lissa Lauria, Elyse Levesque, Curt Mega, Jordy Lucas

Votes: 40

12. The Government Inspector (2005 TV Movie)

109 min | Biography, Drama

Peter Kosminsky's powerful factual drama about the Iraq dossier row and the subsequent death of Dr David Kelly, one of the top government experts on Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Mark Rylance, Jonathan Cake, Emma Fielding, Daniel Ryan

Votes: 163

13. The Missing Postman (1997 TV Movie)

Clive Peacock is a postman in a small seaside town in Dorset. He's happy in his job and doesn't want it to change. But new technology is being introduced in his sorting office. Since he ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: James Bolam, Alison Steadman, Jim Carter, Gwyneth Strong

Votes: 122

14. The Killing of Sister George (1968)

X | 138 min | Drama

George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 1,737

15. Tunes of Glory (1960)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

After WW2, a Highland Regiment's acting Commanding Officer, who rose from the ranks, is replaced by a peace-time Oxford-educated Commanding Officer, leading to a dramatic conflict between the two.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York, Dennis Price

Votes: 2,836

16. City of Hope (1991)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama

An intersecting tale with a multitude of characters living lives which, in one way or another, revolve around an old apartment block scheduled to be demolished.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Vincent Spano, Tony Lo Bianco, Stephen Mendillo, Chris Cooper

Votes: 1,915 | Gross: $1.26M

17. Code of a Killer (2015)

65 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The story of Sir Alec Jeffreys' discovery of DNA fingerprinting and its first use by DCS David Baker in catching a double murderer.

Stars: John Simm, Anna Madeley, David Threlfall, Lorcan Cranitch

Votes: 1,891

18. This Isn't Funny (2015)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Meeting the right person at the wrong time can be the best thing that ever happened to you.

Director: Paul Ashton | Stars: Paul Ashton, Ahmed Bharoocha, Gia Carides, Leonel Claude

Votes: 277 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Kirschblüten - Hanami (2008)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Romance

62 Metascore

After Rudi's wife Trudi suddenly dies, he travels to Japan to fulfill her dream of being a Butoh dancer.

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Elmar Wepper, Hannelore Elsner, Aya Irizuki, Maximilian Brückner

Votes: 5,062 | Gross: $0.10M

20. Death of a Cyclist (1955)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama

A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed.

Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Lucia Bosé, Alberto Closas, Bruna Corrà, Carlos Casaravilla

Votes: 2,534

21. The Ladykillers (1955)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom

Votes: 22,800

22. The Star Maker (1995)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

A photographer and the types of people he encounters.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Tiziana Lodato, Franco Scaldati, Leopoldo Trieste

Votes: 4,277 | Gross: $0.12M

23. La comunidad (2000)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Carmen Maura, Eduardo Antuña, María Asquerino, Jesús Bonilla

Votes: 9,154

24. Hodejegerne (2011)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

72 Metascore

An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Julie R. Ølgaard

Votes: 87,813 | Gross: $1.20M

25. Buddy (2003)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By ... See full summary »

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Nicolai Cleve Broch, Aksel Hennie, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Pia Tjelta

Votes: 4,044

26. Breaking Upwards (2009)

TV-MA | 88 min | Romance

56 Metascore

A young New York couple intricately strategize their own break up.

Director: Daryl Wein | Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Daryl Wein, Julie White, Andrea Martin

Votes: 1,256 | Gross: $0.08M

27. The War Lover (1962)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, War

In 1943, while stationed in Britain, arrogant Captain Buzz Rickson is in command of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, but his recklessness is endangering everyone around him.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Shirley Anne Field, Gary Cockrell

Votes: 1,426

28. L'étudiante et Monsieur Henri (2015)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

An elderly curmudgeon lets out a room in his large apartment rent-free to a young student - on condition that she does everything in her power to ruin his son's marriage.

Director: Ivan Calbérac | Stars: Claude Brasseur, Guillaume de Tonquédec, Noémie Schmidt, Frédérique Bel

Votes: 2,251 | Gross: $0.00M

29. A Piano for Mrs. Cimino (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

An elderly widow must find meaning and activity in her life when her son suggests she is no longer capable of handling her own affairs.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Bette Davis, Penny Fuller, Christopher Guest, George Hearn

Votes: 526

30. Valkyrie (2008)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, Thriller

56 Metascore

A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 203,053 | Gross: $83.08M

31. Decoration Day (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: James Garner, Judith Ivey, Ruby Dee, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 306

32. Manhunter (1986)

R | 120 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

78 Metascore

Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial murderer named "the Tooth Fairy" by the media.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Votes: 55,929 | Gross: $8.62M

33. Center Stage (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

52 Metascore

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Amanda Schull, Ethan Stiefel, Sascha Radetsky, Christine Dunham

Votes: 16,893 | Gross: $17.17M

34. A Christmas Tale (2008)

Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama

84 Metascore

The troubled Vuillard family is no stranger to illness, grief, and banishment, but when their matriarch requires a bone-marrow transplant, the estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas.

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Mathieu Amalric, Anne Consigny

Votes: 5,977 | Gross: $1.06M

35. Violent Summer (1959)

98 min | Drama, War

Summer, 1943: wealthy youth in the Riccione district of Rimini play while the war gets closer. Carlo Caremoli, a young man who follows the crowd, has found ways to avoid military service. ... See full summary »

Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Eleonora Rossi Drago, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Lilla Brignone, Raf Mattioli

Votes: 991

36. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 72,423 | Gross: $15.80M

37. Night of the Creeps (1986)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow

Votes: 16,760 | Gross: $0.59M

38. Third Star (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.

Director: Hattie Dalton | Stars: Tom Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Feild, Adam Robertson

Votes: 6,007

39. Persuasion (2007 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Romance

Royal Navy captain Wentworth was haughtily turned down eight years ago as suitor of pompous baronet Sir Walter Elliot's daughter Anne, despite true love. Now he visits their former seaside ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Alice Krige, Anthony Head, Julia Davis

Votes: 11,913

40. Mouvements du désir (1994)

93 min | Drama, Romance

During the long train ride from Montreal to Vancouver, a man and woman find themselves increasingly attracted to each other.

Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Valérie Kaprisky, Jean-François Pichette, Jolianne L'Allier-Matteau, William Jacques

Votes: 131 | Gross: $0.10M

41. Shallow Grave (1994)

R | 89 min | Crime, Thriller

67 Metascore

Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Ken Stott

Votes: 50,357 | Gross: $2.88M

42. Des nouvelles du bon Dieu (1996)

100 min | Comedy

When novelist Alessandro Battavia commits suicide, a taxi driver named Evangile and her brother Nord believe they are characters imagined in a novel, probably one written by God. Because ... See full summary »

Director: Didier Le Pêcheur | Stars: Marie Trintignant, Maria de Medeiros, Christian Charmetant, Jean Yanne

Votes: 458

43. The Kissing Place (1990 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

Every night the boy dreams he is someone else. Someone in danger. A crazy woman is after him. A woman who cannot have a son of her own. A story about a kidnapped boy, who finds out that the... See full summary »

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Meredith Baxter, David Ogden Stiers, Victoria Snow, Michael Kirby

Votes: 187

44. After the Thin Man (1936)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi

Votes: 8,013

45. American Pop (1981)

R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Music

The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky

Votes: 3,550 | Gross: $6.00M

46. Es kommt der Tag (2009)

104 min | Drama

Thirty years after giving her daughter up for adoption in order to join the terrorist underground in Germany, Judith is tracked down by her now adult daughter Alice to a vineyard in the ... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Schneider | Stars: Katharina Schüttler, Iris Berben, Jacques Frantz, Sebastian Urzendowsky

Votes: 174

47. The Crimson Petal and the White (2011– )

274 min | Drama, Romance

Set in 1870s London, a young prostitute finds potential power and status after becoming the mistress of a powerful patriarch.

Stars: Romola Garai, Chris O'Dowd, Amanda Hale, Shirley Henderson

Votes: 2,530

48. Last Summer (1969)

R | 95 min | Drama

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Richard Thomas, Bruce Davison, Catherine Burns

Votes: 1,356

49. Blood Diamond (2006)

R | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

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: 441,856 | Gross: $57.37M

50. The Flim-Flam Man (1967)

Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A rural con artist and an army deserter cheat the townsfolk and are aided by a rich gal who shields the fleeing duo from the wrath of the pursuing sheriff.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: George C. Scott, Sue Lyon, Harry Morgan, Jack Albertson

Votes: 1,759

51. Getting Married in Buffalo Jump (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance

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