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1. Lincoln (2012)

PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 219,058 | Gross: $182.21M

2. Splice (2009)

R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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66 Metascore

Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use.

Director: Vincenzo Natali | Stars: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac, Brandon McGibbon

Votes: 84,950 | Gross: $17.00M

3. Changing Lanes (2002)

R | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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69 Metascore

The story of what happens one day in New York City, when a young lawyer and a businessman share a small automobile accident on F.D.R. Drive, and their mutual road rage escalates into a feud.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Kim Staunton, Toni Collette

Votes: 61,656 | Gross: $66.82M

4. The Messenger (I) (2009)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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77 Metascore

An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.

Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Ben Foster, Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone

Votes: 31,525 | Gross: $0.07M

5. Graduation (2016)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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84 Metascore

A film about compromises and the implications of the parent's role.

Director: Cristian Mungiu | Stars: Adrian Titieni, Maria Dragus, Lia Bugnar, Mãlina Manovici

Votes: 8,943 | Gross: $0.18M

6. ReGenesis (2004–2008)

49 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Geneticist David Sandstrom is the chief scientist at the prestigious virology/micro-biology NORBAC laboratory, a joint enterprise between the USA, Canada and Mexico for countering bio-terrorism.

Stars: Peter Outerbridge, Conrad Pla, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Mayko Nguyen

Votes: 2,870

7. Murder on the Orient Express (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.1
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Hercule Poirot, now in modern times, investigates the famous crime on the famed train with a modern twist.

Director: Carl Schenkel | Stars: Alfred Molina, Meredith Baxter, Leslie Caron, Amira Casar

Votes: 839

8. The Big Knife (1955)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Jean Hagen

Votes: 2,658

9. Police, Adjective (2009)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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81 Metascore

A police officer refuses to arrest a young man for offering drugs to his friends.

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Dragos Bucur, Vlad Ivanov, Ion Stoica, Irina Saulescu

Votes: 4,192 | Gross: $0.05M

10. Bella addormentata (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

6.3
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72 Metascore

A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Toni Servillo, Isabelle Huppert, Alba Rohrwacher, Michele Riondino

Votes: 1,371

11. Crisis (1950)

Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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While on vacation in a Latin American country, an American neurosurgeon and his wife become tangled in a revolutionary uprising against a tyrannical dictator.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Cary Grant, José Ferrer, Paula Raymond, Signe Hasso

Votes: 1,298

12. The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)

Approved | 58 min | Sci-Fi

3.8
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A crazed scientist invents an invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to create an army of invisible zombies.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Marguerite Chapman, Douglas Kennedy, James Griffith, Ivan Triesault

Votes: 1,824

13. The English Surgeon (2007)

TV-14 | 93 min | Documentary

8.2
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This documentary offers a glimpse into the life of an English neurosurgeon (Henry Marsh) situated in Ukraine as we are exposed to the overwhelming dilemmas he has to face and the burden he has to carry throughout his profession.

Director: Geoffrey Smith | Star: Henry Marsh

Votes: 627

14. Midnight in Paris (1942)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Director: Georges Lacombe | Stars: Raimu, Aimé Clariond, René Bergeron, Paul Amiot

Votes: 90

15. Joined for Life (2003 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

9.1
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A year in the life of conjoined twin girls

Director: Bill Hayes | Stars: Abby Hensel, Britty Hensel, Dakota Hensel, Mike Hensel

Votes: 39

16. Hardcore Profits (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

7.0
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A look at the pornography industry in the 21st century, focusing on the mainstream spread across the world and the profitability.

Stars: Steve Hooper, Tim Samuels, Alan Stafford, Cathy Barry

Votes: 33

17. Joined for Life: Abby and Brittany Turn 16 (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.5
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Conjoined twins are documented for how they have progressed and how they deal with day-to-day dealings and what the future might hold for them.

Director: Rachael Pihlaja | Stars: Maggie Bofill, Kim Carlson, Abby Hensel, Britty Hensel

Votes: 32

18. Under Western Eyes (1936)

95 min | Drama

6.6
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Political turmoil convulses 19th-century Russia, as Razumov, a young student preparing for a career in the czarist bureaucracy, unwittingly becomes embroiled in the assassination of a public official.

Director: Marc Allégret | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Danièle Parola, Michel Simon, Jacques Copeau

Votes: 42

19. Inside/Out (1973–1974)

15 min | Family

8.6
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Dramatizations of various social issues and ethical dilemmas are presented for the viewer to ponder the resolutions themselves.

Votes: 17

20. Bez milosci (1980)

103 min | Drama

6.8
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Ewa is so desperate to become a well-known journalist that she can sacrifice anything and anyone to achieve her goal.

Director: Barbara Sass | Stars: Dorota Stalinska, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Zdzislaw Wardejn, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska

Votes: 21

21. Baccara (1935)

91 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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A woman wants to become a French citizen by marrying a man of straw.

Directors: Yves Mirande, Léonide Moguy | Stars: Marcelle Chantal, Lucien Baroux, Jules Berry, Marcel André

Votes: 46

22. Tu hijo debe nacer (1958)

95 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Alejandro Galindo | Stars: Marga López, Enrique Rambal, Carlos Baena, Víctor Junco

Votes: 7

23. Lolotte (2013)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Drama

7.8
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A father spends one last day with his daughter in a run-down French coastal town when he dubiously comes across a large amount of money.

Director: Felix Thompson | Stars: Hervé Mahieux, Lou Benard, Virginie Messina, Loïc Baylacq

Votes: 19

24. Expediente EV-0043 (2009)

19 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

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An unscrupulous doctor attempts to communicate the hereafter by keeping a dying man alive against his will.

Director: Esteban Corzo | Stars: Darío Aguilar, William Beltrán, William Jaimes, Maria Clara Naranjo

25. Evol (2010)

107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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The world isn't just made up of good people and bad people...it's a lot more complicated than that.

Director: Pascal Aka | Stars: Pascal Aka, Paul Finnigan, Tim Finnigan, Andre Givogue

Votes: 25

26. Menschenleben (2002)

19 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

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Austria-Hungary, during the late 19th century: Although a peasant and his wife are expecting a baby, the debt collector threatens them with eviction unless they settle their lease payment. ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Stecher | Stars: Gerhard Roiß, Elke Hagen, Carsten Zimmermann, Anton Iby

27. Perspectives in Science: Water (1988)

59 min | Documentary

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Director: Julie Stanfel

28. Disclosure (2005)

10 min | Short, Drama

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To discredit an accident victim, a young corporate lawyer violates ethics with great consequence.

Stars: Michael Melendez, Melvyn Wallace, Della Freedman, Hugh Loomis

29. People and Science: Waiting for the Flies to Die (1987)

15 min | Short

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Director: Brian Dooley | Stars: Susan Bain, Diana Belshaw, David McIlwraith

30. A Time for Farewell (2016)

10 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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Daniel and Megan are a couple of lovers who live in suburban, California. They seem an ordinary American family. But in fact they are two spies who work for Russia. By the time Daniel and ... See full summary »

Director: Oguzhan Akdogan | Stars: Marie Bernardini, Sean Cox, Rebecca De Juan, Nick Masinick

31. L'ultima sentinella (2007)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Susanna Nicchiarelli | Stars: Giulio Cossu, Bruno Dalla Piccola, Corso Salani, Giorgio Stabile

32. Czysta chirurgia (1977 TV Movie)

56 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Tadeusz Junak | Stars: Antoni Jurasz, Zdzislaw Kozien, Eugeniusz Kujawski, Kazimierz Migdar

Votes: 11

33. Wejscie w nurt (1978 TV Movie)

48 min | Drama

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Anna is a teacher and her husband Marek is an engineer. They both face moral dilemmas at work: Marek's boss wants him to help get rid of a renowned engineer from their company; Anna refuses to support the false accusation of her student.

Director: Barbara Sass | Stars: Malgorzata Pritulak, Zdzislaw Wardejn, Malgorzata Braunek, Andrzej Chrzanowski

34. Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993–1994)
Episode: A Question of Ethics (1993)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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After a new professor takes over their ethics class, the gang face a dilemma when Zach gets his hands on a copy of the midterm.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond, Anne Tremko

Votes: 39

35. Darkroom (1981–1982)
Episode: Closed Circuit (1981)

Horror, Thriller, Fantasy

7.3
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Aging TV newsman Greg Conway discovers that he is being replaced by a computer-generated simulation that perfectly replicates his appearance and behavior.

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: James Coburn, Richard Anderson, Jon M. Benson, Robin Coleman

Votes: 22

36. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Episode: Dear Doctor (2002)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Phlox is asked to save the Valakians from annihilation by disease. However, he discovers something unusual about the Menk, another humanoid race on the planet.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 840

37. Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Episode: Duty Free Rome (1993)

Crime, Drama, Family

7.3
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Douglas Wambaugh finds a loophole that might grant Mayor Pugan a new trial after he is convicted of the shooting of the carjacker. Meanwhile, a very religious Catholic couple, who share a ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Costas Mandylor, Lauren Holly

Votes: 15

38. Genius (2017– )
Episode: Einstein: Chapter Seven (2017)

TV-14 | 50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In the wake of the war, patriotism corrupts one of Albert Einstein's closest friends, Fritz Haber, pitting them against each other.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn, Samantha Colley, Ralph Brown

Votes: 329

39. Extraordinary People (2003– )
Episode: The Twins Who Share a Body (2007)

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Rachael Pihlaja | Stars: Kevin Boozikee, Kim Carlson, Nicholas M. Fisk, Bill Foley

Votes: 20