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1. Singin' in the Rain (1952)

G | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.3
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99 Metascore

A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Votes: 195,879 | Gross: $8.82M

2. The Ladykillers (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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56 Metascore

An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tom Hanks, Marlon Wayans, Irma P. Hall, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 93,856 | Gross: $39.80M

3. In the Realm of the Senses (1976)

NC-17 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to a sexual obsession which then came to a violent end.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui

Votes: 16,332

4. Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

PG | 143 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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59 Metascore

A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis

Votes: 33,449 | Gross: $82.57M

5. Green Wing (2004–2007)

65 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show.

Stars: Sally Bretton, Oliver Chris, Olivia Colman, Michelle Gomez

Votes: 10,192

6. Scoop (2006)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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48 Metascore

An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Jim Dunk, Robert Bathurst

Votes: 76,057 | Gross: $10.53M

7. The Legend of 1900 (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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58 Metascore

A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Mélanie Thierry, Bill Nunn

Votes: 51,717 | Gross: $0.26M

8. Class of 1984 (1982)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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49 Metascore

A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 8,256

9. The Red Shoes (1948)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.3
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A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jean Short

Votes: 24,527 | Gross: $10.90M

10. Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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32 Metascore

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.

Director: Kevin Allen | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Anthony Anderson, Hannah Spearritt, Cynthia Stevenson

Votes: 13,022 | Gross: $23.22M

11. C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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81 Metascore

A young French-Canadian, growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to reconcile his emerging homosexuality with his father's conservative values and his own Catholic beliefs.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Michel Côté, Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Émile Vallée

Votes: 30,169

12. Dead of Night (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Horror

7.7
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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

Votes: 9,530

13. Tous les matins du monde (1991)

Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Anne Brochet, Guillaume Depardieu

Votes: 5,935 | Gross: $3.09M

14. The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.3
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A hapless orchestra player becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy by being identified as a super secret agent.

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Pierre Richard, Bernard Blier, Jean Rochefort, Mireille Darc

Votes: 6,475

15. Venus in Furs (1969)

R | 86 min | Thriller

5.8
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A musician finds the corpse of a beautiful woman on the beach. The woman returns from the dead to take revenge on the group of wealthy sadists responsible for her death.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: James Darren, Barbara McNair, Maria Rohm, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 1,612

16. Jeremy (1973)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.0
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Shy cellist boy meets upperclassman ballet dancing girl at school. They experience first-time love, then happenstance pulls them apart.

Director: Arthur Barron | Stars: Robby Benson, Glynnis O'Connor, Len Bari, Leonardo Cimino

Votes: 660

17. Blossoms & Blood (2003 Video)

12 min | Comedy, Drama, Short

6.4
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A collection of alternate takes and deleted material from the Paul Thomas Anderson film Punch-Drunk Love (2002) are compiled and matched with the Jon Brion song "Here We Go" in this ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Salvador Curiel, Sissy Lake

Votes: 991

18. Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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During World War II, a Soviet veteran pilot teaches to newcomers that war is transient, and music is eternal.

Director: Leonid Bykov | Stars: Leonid Bykov, Sergei Podgornyj, Sergei Ivanov, Rustam Sagdullaev

Votes: 3,994

19. The Filth and the Fury (2000)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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82 Metascore

A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Paul Cook, Steve Jones, John Lydon, Glen Matlock

Votes: 5,309 | Gross: $0.61M

20. Sound! Euphonium (2015– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Kumiko, a girl with absolutely no ambition, decides to change herself now that she has started her high school life and try to leave her hobby, playing euphonium in orchestra aside but she totally cannot forget it anyway.

Stars: Tomoyo Kurosawa, Ayaka Asai, Moe Toyota, Chika Anzai

Votes: 556

21. Perceval (1978)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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The exploits of Sir Perceval, a legendary exemplar of knightly chivalry and one of the champions of King Arthur's Round Table.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, André Dussollier, Solange Boulanger, Catherine Schroeder

Votes: 1,011

22. When I Saw You (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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72 Metascore

1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope. In Jordan, a different kind of change is underway as tens of ... See full summary »

Director: Annemarie Jacir | Stars: Mahmoud Asfa, Ruba Blal, Saleh Bakri, Anas Algaralleh

Votes: 523

23. Monstar (2013)

Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
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Yoon Sul-Chan is the vocalist for the fictional group "Man in Black". He carries deep wounds within his mind, but doesn't express his feelings. Because of his hot temper, he causes trouble.... See full summary »

Stars: Joon-hyung Yong, Yeon-Soo Ha, Ha-Neul Kang, Min-yeong Kim

Votes: 161

24. Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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An Overseer named Ahpossno comes to Earth to take the slaves, and all humans, back to the mothership.

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

Votes: 1,261

25. Pavilion of Women (2001)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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26 Metascore

With World War 2 looming, a prominent family in China must confront the contrasting ideas of traditionalism, communism and Western thinking, while dealing with the most important ideal of all: love and its meaning in society.

Director: Ho Yim | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Luo Yan, Sau Sek, John Cho

Votes: 932 | Gross: $0.04M

26. ABC Africa (2001)

Unrated | 83 min | Documentary

7.0
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73 Metascore

Documentary account of the AIDS crisis in Uganda.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Abbas Kiarostami, Seifollah Samadian

Votes: 635 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Shapeshifter (1999)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

3.1
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Alex Brown inherits the awesome task of saving his ex-secret agent parents and protecting the planet from evil powers bent on controlling the world's plutonium supply. To do this Alex uses his new found magical shapeshifting power.

Director: Philippe Browning | Stars: Paul Nolan, Bill MacDonald, Catherine Blythe, Emmanuelle Vaugier

Votes: 190

28. Chris Isaak: Wicked Game, Wild at Heart Version (1990 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

6.4
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Chris Isaak sings his song. Clips from the movie "Wild at Heart" are shown.

Director: David Lynch | Star: Chris Isaak

Votes: 48

29. Shadow Magic (2000)

PG | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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66 Metascore

Beijing, 1902: an enterprising young portrait photographer named Liu Jinglun, keen on new technology, befriends a newly-arrived Englishman who's brought projector, camera, and ... See full summary »

Director: Ann Hu | Stars: Jared Harris, Yu Xia, Yufei Xing, Peiqi Liu

Votes: 705 | Gross: $0.15M

30. A Holiday Romance (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A staid school administrator comes to town to save a school from closing and ends up falling in love with the charming music teacher.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Naomi Judd, Andy Griffith, Gerald McRaney, Joon Nah

Votes: 395

31. The One-Man Band (1900)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Comedy

7.1
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A band-leader assembles an orchestra by mystifying means.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,831

32. De Daltons (1999–2000)

20 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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You can't choose who your brothers are. Tim is six and a half and lives in the Daltonstreet with his brothers Erik, Jelle and Daantje. That's why they're called the Daltons. Tim experiences... See full summary »

Stars: Mick Mulder, Dajo Hogeweg, Matthijs van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Oscar Kieft

Votes: 94

33. An itan to violi pouli... (1984)

78 min | Comedy

6.3
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Convicted for beating a priest, Lefteris, a violin player "addicted" to marriage, narrates to his cellmate how he got his three divorces.

Director: Takis Vougiouklakis | Stars: Sotiris Moustakas, Giannis Mihalopoulos, Giannis Vogiatzis, Thanos Papadopoulos

Votes: 139

34. The Day the Ponies Come Back (2000)

104 min | Drama

6.3
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Daniel Moulin goes to New York on a business trip and decides to take advantage of his time in the Big Apple to try and locate the father he never knew. The only thing he has to go on however is an address in the Bronx that is 25 years old.

Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Guillaume Canet, Burt Young, Monica Trombetta, Nick Sandow

Votes: 74

35. Oi Thalassies Oi Hantres (1967)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A rich girl causes problems in a traditional, folk neighborhood of Athens when she opens a shop that plays modern music.

Director: Giannis Dalianidis | Stars: Zoi Laskari, Kostas Voutsas, Martha Karagianni, Faidon Georgitsis

Votes: 488

36. Aladdin Activity Center (1994 Video Game)

Family

7.0
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A simple activity center game based on Disney's Aladdin (1992). Play a simple game of pairs, solve simple slider puzzles, watch clips from the animated movie or play some music in several settings based on the movie.

Stars: Charlie Adler, Dan Castellaneta, Cam Clarke, Jim Cummings

Votes: 9

37. Three Loan Wolves (1946)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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Told in flash back, the stooges tell their son how he came to have three fathers. The stooges, owners of a pawn shop, owed money to the gashouse protection society, a bunch of loan sharks. ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Beverly Warren

Votes: 319

38. Elektro Moskva (2013)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary

7.1
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Elektro Moskva is an essayistic documentary about the Soviet electronic age and its legacy. The story begins with the inventor of the world's first electronic instrument, Leon Theremin, ... See full summary »

Directors: Dominik Spritzendorfer, Elena Tikhonova | Stars: Alexey Borisov, Stanislav Kreichi, Dmitriy Morozov, Richardas Norvila

Votes: 122

39. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2007)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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55 Metascore

Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hicks ("Shine") documents an eventful year in the career and personal life of distinguished Western classical composer Philip Glass as he interacts ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Philip Glass, Holly Critchlow, Chuck Close, JoAnne Akalaitis

Votes: 664 | Gross: $0.02M

40. Throw Down Your Heart (2008)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.8
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65 Metascore

A film crew follows the well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument's origins.

Director: Sascha Paladino | Stars: Bela Fleck, The Jatta Family, Bassékou Kouyaté, Anania Ngoliga

Votes: 177 | Gross: $0.09M

41. Teremin (2011 TV Movie)

150 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Directors: Rudolf Tesácek, Petr Zelenka | Stars: Eliska Bousková, Jirí Bábek, Václav Jirácek, Petr Koutecký

Votes: 8

42. Guzoo: The Thing Forsaken by God - Part I (1986 Video)

40 min | Short, Horror

5.9
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Director: Kazuo 'Gaira' Komizu | Stars: Yumiko Ishikawa, Naomi Kajitani, Kyôko Komiyama, Hidemi Maruyama

Votes: 55

43. Dance Band (1935)

75 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

7.1
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During a band contest, the leader of a dance band falls in love with his competition--the leader of an all-girl's orchestra.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, June Clyde, June Hart, Jack Holland

Votes: 14

44. En un mundo nuevo (1972)

92 min | Comedy, Musical

5.0
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Karina arrives to a mansion to work as a governess of a group of singing children, Mari Nieves, Blanca, Carlos, Javier and Santi, known in Spain as "La Pandilla". She must take care of ... See full summary »

Directors: Fernando García de la Vega, Ramón Torrado | Stars: Karina, Pepe Rubio, Marisa Medina, Guadalupe Muñoz Sampedro

Votes: 37

45. Skeleton Frolics (1937)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.8
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Ub Iwerks dusts off the skeletons from his early-Disney days and puts them to work at Columbia...in a graveyard replete with eerie owls and surrealistic bats, skeletons begin to rise from their graves and form a loosely-jointed band.

Director: Ub Iwerks

Votes: 166

46. It's Got Me Again! (1932)

7 min | Family, Musical, Animation

5.9
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Late at night, the mice come out and sing and play to the title tune, among others. That is, until the cat arrives, but he's quickly sent packing.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 391

47. Yanco (1961)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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The engaging and sentimental tale begins when the little boy (Ricardo Ancona) starts manifesting a greater and greater talent at music and at the same time, a super-sensitivity to sounds. ... See full summary »

Director: Servando González | Stars: Ricardo Ancona, Jesús Medina, María Bustamante

Votes: 123

48. Raga (1971)

Documentary

8.1
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A look at the life and work of Indian music star, Ravi Shanker.

Director: Howard Worth | Stars: Pera Brent, Salil Chakravorty, George Harrison, Ustad Alauddin Khan

Votes: 39

49. My First Guitar (2011)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Musical

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The world's greatest guitar players talk about their first guitars.

Director: Nick Mead | Stars: Phil Collen, Thomas DeLonge, C.C. DeVille, Ani Difranco

50. Pride and Prejudice: Having a Ball (2013 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

7.9
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Stars: Jeanice Brooks, Hilary Davidson, Ivan Day, Elizabeth Futter

Votes: 49



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