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1. The Great Philosophers (1987– )

45 min | Documentary, History

A sequential account of the history of western philosophy.

Stars: Bryan Magee, A.J. Ayer, Michael Ayres, Myles Burnyeat

Votes: 28

2. Philosopher Escaped (2005)

60 min | Documentary

A film about the eccentric and paradoxical Russian philosopher Alexander Piatigorsky - a specialist on Buddhism and ancient Indian philosophy, a legendary character in Russian intellectual ... See full summary »

Director: Uldis Tirons | Star: Alexandre Piatigorsky

Votes: 29

3. The Department of Nothing (2007)

18 min | Short, Drama

For Henry - an eleven year old boy, isolated and friendless - his granny's stories are the only thing that get him through the day. But when she suffers a stroke, it is left up to him to find the end of her last story.

Director: Dean Israelite | Stars: Elizabeth Caiacob, Rebecca Davis, Laura Hamblin, Anna Head

Votes: 46

4. Karma Police (2008)

99 min | Crime, Drama

What if a worldwide secret organization existed and you were recruited to join? That's what happens to Charles West when he's recruited to join the Karma Police. He loves it...but is making... See full summary »

Director: John Venable | Stars: Chamblee Ferguson, John Wesley Shipp, David Sullivan, Nicole Leigh

Votes: 152

6. The Philosopher (2010)

16 min | Short

A man whose life has smiled, decides to leave everything. He abandoned his house, his car and offered astonished passers-by his possessions and his freedom of action. By freeing himself ... See full summary »

Director: Abdulla Al Kaabi | Stars: Jean Reno, Cyrille Thouvenin, Virginie Brac, Thibaut Amorfini

Votes: 124

7. An Adventure in Space and Time (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

A dramatisation of the early years of Doctor Who (1963), with the story revolving around BBC executive Sydney Newman, novice producer Verity Lambert and actor William Hartnell.

Director: Terry McDonough | Stars: David Bradley, Ross Gurney-Randall, Roger May, Sam Hoare

Votes: 6,034

8. The Recordist (2007)

23 min | Short, Sci-Fi

When Charlie Hall encounters an eccentric older woman named Avis Dauphin her life is turned upside down. Avis is convinced that Charlie is an alien life form sent to Earth to record a ... See full summary »

Director: Zal Batmanglij | Stars: Brit Marling, Annie O'Donnell, Dwight Bacquie, Kandice Stroh

Votes: 121

9. Amnesiac (2014)

TV-MA | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

33 Metascore

The story of a man who wakes up in bed suffering from memory loss after being in an accident, only to begin to suspect that his wife may not be his real wife and that a web of lies and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Polish | Stars: Kate Bosworth, Wes Bentley, Olivia Rose Keegan, Shashawnee Hall

Votes: 3,195

11. Young Alexander the Great (2010 Video)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

The coming of age of young Alexander, future world conqueror, from his boyhood in Macedonia to his assumption of Regent of the Land, after proving his worth to his father, the demanding King Phillip.

Director: Jalal Merhi | Stars: Sam Heughan, Lauren Cohan, Christopher Cazenove, David Curtiz

Votes: 197

12. God's Gift (2013)

14 min | Short, Thriller

A man is kidnapped by a masked assailant, who offers him one last chance of redemption ...or his life.

Director: Aarrone Sangster | Stars: Matt Hookings, Duncan Casey, Chloe Farnworth, Amelia Armstrong

Votes: 11

13. Cromwell (2008)

70 min | Drama, Horror

A serial killer finds an angelic escape from madness in the distorted love of an exotic dancer. Her only demand? Exterminate her brutal companion.

Director: Jonathan Anderson | Stars: Archie Cromwell, Eleonora Barna, David Colucci, Christine Lambert

Votes: 16

14. Blow-Up (1966)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

82 Metascore

A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle

Votes: 51,466

15. Dirk Gently (2010–2012)

58 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

Stars: Stephen Mangan, Darren Boyd, Lisa Jackson, Jason Watkins

Votes: 2,605

16. Doctor Faustus (2012)

Not Rated | 147 min | Comedy, Drama

The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the German story Faust.

Directors: Matthew Dunster, Ian Russell | Stars: Charlotte Broom, Michael Camp, Richard Clews, Nigel Cooke

Votes: 101

17. Human Remains (1998)

30 min | Documentary, Short

Film clips of the 20th century's great dictators with narration in first person combine to form a fascinating portrait of power and evil.

Director: Jay Rosenblatt | Stars: Eva Braun, Francisco Franco, Adolf Hitler, V.I. Lenin

Votes: 432

18. Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk (2013– )

67 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

Emmy Award-winning television writer and creator Damon Lindelof teams up with legendary artist Leinil Francis Yu and Dave McCaig to bring to life the highly popular comic book series: Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk.

Stars: Heather Doerksen, Nicole Oliver, Trevor Devall, Kirby Morrow

Votes: 423

19. Six Hot Chicks in a Warehouse (2017)

93 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

A body conscious photographer, Adrian, concocts a scenario in which he attempts to project his insecurities onto those who mock him. Hired by Adrian, his professed muse Mira and five other ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Edwards | Stars: Jessica Messenger, Oliver Malam, Sabine Crossen, Jade Wallis

Votes: 684

21. H4 (2015)

93 min | Drama, History

H4 translates Shakespeare's Henry IV plays to contemporary Los Angeles to explore political struggles in the community. By killing a popular black leader, Henry hopes to cement his family's... See full summary »

Director: Paul Quinn | Stars: Harry Lennix, Angus Macfadyen, Amad Jackson, John J. Jordan

22. Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness (2000)

24 min | Documentary

A self-help guide which applies the teachings of philosophers to dealing with life's everyday problems.

Star: Alain de Botton

Votes: 278

23. Human, All Too Human (1999– )

147 min | Biography

Human, All Too Human is a three-part 1999 documentary television series co-produced by the BBC and RM Arts.[1] It follows the lives of three prominent European philosophers: Friedrich ... See full summary »

Stars: Haydn Gwynne, Ronald Hayman, Jean-Louis Grinfeld, Clive Merrison

Votes: 74

24. Decoding Alan Turing (2009)

17 min | Documentary, Short

A brilliant Cambridge Mathematician whose work "On Computable Numbers" forms the basis of today's programable computers. Perhaps affecting modern society more than any other individual to ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Racster

Votes: 14

25. Walk of Shame (2014)

R | 95 min | Comedy

25 Metascore

A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden, Gillian Jacobs, Sarah Wright

Votes: 48,578 | Gross: $0.04M

26. Fed Up (2014)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it.

Director: Stephanie Soechtig | Stars: Michele Simon, Bill Clinton, Katie Couric, Michael Bloomberg

Votes: 10,934 | Gross: $1.54M

27. Sarah in the Dark (2008)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

The little voice in Sarah's head has been let loose for too long. Now it's running the show. Pushed to her breaking point, Sarah battles her not-so-inner demon and realizes all she needs is her own voice.

Director: Jen Halley | Stars: Michael Eklund, Paul Herbert, Jen Halley, Emily Holmes

Votes: 8

28. Viral (I) (2016)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman | Stars: Sofia Black-D'Elia, Analeigh Tipton, Travis Tope, Michael Kelly

Votes: 7,306

29. Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009 Video)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

After the departure of Rube Sofer, a new head reaper named Cameron Kane takes over. He's a slick businessman who couldn't care less about helping the newly dead. Chaos ensues and brings out... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Sarah Wynter, Jasmine Guy

Votes: 12,301

30. Prelude to Axanar (2014)

21 min | Short, Action, Drama

Various retired leaders discuss their experiences of the Four Years War, a war between the Federation and the Klingons, and the build up to a battle at Axanar that caused a major turning point in the war.

Director: Christian Gossett | Stars: Richard Hatch, Tony Todd, Kate Vernon, J.G. Hertzler

Votes: 1,208

31. Axanar

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

Garth, the legendary Starfleet captain, and his crew during the Four Years War with the Klingon Empire.

Stars: Gary Graham, J.G. Hertzler, Kim Fitzgerald, Alec Peters

32. The Socratic Method (2001)

TV-MA | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

Set in a fictional law school and written by a California attorney, the independent comedy feature The Socratic Method follows the exploits of three first-year law students as they stagger ... See full summary »

Director: George Hunlock | Stars: David Rees, Josh Renfree, Martita Meier, Erica Shaffer

Votes: 36

33. Escape from Polygamy (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama

Ryder and Julina have just fallen madly in love. But this passionate romance is forbidden--it goes against the laws of their polygamous community. Things only get more complicated when ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Lee Goldenberg | Stars: Haley Lu Richardson, Mary McCormack, Sam Hennings, Riki Lindhome

Votes: 447

34. Death and the Maiden (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

72 Metascore

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova

Votes: 20,725 | Gross: $2.10M

35. Coriolanus (2011)

R | 123 min | Drama, Thriller, War

79 Metascore

A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.

Director: Ralph Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Lubna Azabal

Votes: 29,849 | Gross: $0.76M

36. Riders (1993 TV Movie)

199 min | Drama

Arrogant aristocrat Rupert Campbell-Black has a high social position, woman at his feet, money and fame in the world of show jumping. But Rupert has a rival - the brooding gypsy Jake Lovell... See full synopsis »

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Marcus Gilbert, Michael Praed, Arabella Holzbog, Caroline Harker

Votes: 156

37. Chromophobia (2005)

136 min | Drama

A bourgeois family slowly comes apart at the seams.

Director: Martha Fiennes | Stars: Ben Chaplin, Penélope Cruz, Ralph Fiennes, Ian Holm

Votes: 1,871

38. Wasteland (2012)

108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

52 Metascore

A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration. Can he get revenge and win back his fed-up girlfriend?

Director: Rowan Athale | Stars: Vanessa Kirby, Matthew Lewis, Iwan Rheon, Timothy Spall

Votes: 3,303

39. Hawking (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama

A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Brandon, Tom Hodgkins, Christian Rubeck

Votes: 5,359

40. Curiosity (2011– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

This program is made by the Discovery Network, and the show's 'full-name' has the suffix phrase of "The Questions of Our Life", after curiosity. The show tries to answer mysteries and ... See full summary »

Stars: Josh Charles, Martin Sheen, Sean Barrett, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 621

41. Façade (2005)

R | 89 min | Drama

This is a real-time story about the suicide of the protagonist, Harold. This film is inspired by true events. We follow him as his best friend, girlfriend, and mother all desert him. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Bedard | Stars: Patrick J. Adams, Shannon Coltrane, Brian Bedard, Courtney Andresen

Votes: 56

42. Feel (2006)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

Over the course of a single day, four different men visit a massage parlor looking for some kind of emotional or physical connection. Simultaneously, the film explores the complex emotional experiences of the women who work there.

Director: Matt Mahurin | Stars: William Baldwin, Tom Bower, Grant Chang, Kevin Corrigan

Votes: 145

43. On the Doll (2007)

Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A lurid, dark look into the lives of sex workers, where victims of child abuse deal with the consequences later in life.

Director: Thomas Mignone | Stars: Brittany Snow, Josh Janowicz, Clayne Crawford, Shanna Collins

Votes: 1,372

44. Calvary (2014)

R | 102 min | Drama

77 Metascore

After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

Director: John Michael McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 52,789 | Gross: $3.59M

45. Pawn Sacrifice (2014)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

65 Metascore

Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 35,728 | Gross: $2.44M

46. Deadgirl (2008)

R | 101 min | Horror

36 Metascore

Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die.

Directors: Marcel Sarmiento, Gadi Harel | Stars: Shiloh Fernandez, Noah Segan, Candice King, Eric Podnar

Votes: 17,769

47. In My Sleep (2010)

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

33 Metascore

Marcus is a popular massage therapist who struggles with parasomnia, a severe sleepwalking disorder that causes him to do things in his sleep that he cannot remember the next day. When he ... See full summary »

Director: Allen Wolf | Stars: Philip Winchester, Tim Draxl, Lacey Chabert, Abigail Spencer

Votes: 1,902 | Gross: $0.06M

48. Misogynist (2013)

77 min | Drama, Thriller

A male chauvinist guru guides his best prodigy through the art of controlling women, only for the student to find out he is not everything that he seems.

Director: Michael Matteo Rossi | Stars: Jonathan Bennett, Jon Briddell, Eve Mauro, Tracey E. Bregman

Votes: 2,452

49. The Congress (2013)

Not Rated | 122 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

63 Metascore

An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.

Director: Ari Folman | Stars: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Votes: 16,224 | Gross: $0.14M

50. Kiss of Vengeance (2014)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Action, Thriller

A sexy and mysterious female assassin begins a war against the Mexican drug cartel that is responsible of her family's massacre.

Director: Fernando Barreda Luna | Stars: Angélica Celaya, Eddie J. Fernandez, Peter Jang, Rafael Amaya

Votes: 14