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1. The Judge (2014)

R | 141 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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48 Metascore

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton

Votes: 155,440 | Gross: $47.12M

2. In Bruges (2008)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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67 Metascore

Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Berrington

Votes: 343,479 | Gross: $7.76M

3. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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62 Metascore

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Votes: 84,826 | Gross: $26.12M

4. Little Nicky (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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38 Metascore

After two of the devil's three sons escape Hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky, to bring them back before it's too late.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 87,652 | Gross: $39.46M

5. Gothika (2003)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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38 Metascore

A repressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked, with no memory of why she is there or what she has done.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Halle Berry, Penélope Cruz, Robert Downey Jr., Charles S. Dutton

Votes: 96,810 | Gross: $59.69M

6. The Sea of Trees (2015)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

6.0
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23 Metascore

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Ken Watanabe, Ryoko Seta

Votes: 9,644 | Gross: $0.02M

7. Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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62 Metascore

A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.

Director: Goran Dukic | Stars: Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, Tom Waits, Shannyn Sossamon

Votes: 49,755 | Gross: $0.32M

8. Gabriel (2007)

R | 114 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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GABRIEL tells the story of an archangel who fights to bring light back to purgatory - a place where darkness rules - and save the souls of the city's inhabitants.

Director: Shane Abbess | Stars: Andy Whitfield, Dwaine Stevenson, Samantha Noble, Michael Piccirilli

Votes: 12,988

9. The Windmill (2016)

85 min | Drama, Horror

4.8
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Jennifer is an Australian girl on the run from her past who washes up in Amsterdam. In a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, she joins a coach-load of tourists ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Jongerius | Stars: Patrick Baladi, Ben Batt, Charlotte Beaumont, Fiona Hampton

Votes: 3,155

10. Dark Ascension (2017)

112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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The gates of Heaven & Hell have been broken and the afterlife is in ruins. One group of new arrivals must find a way to put things right to prevent an eternal battle between good & evil.

Director: Gene Fallaize | Stars: Sean Young, Tara Reid, Bruce Campbell, Mackenzie Crook

Votes: 24

11. Luther (2003)

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

6.6
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47 Metascore

During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Peter Ustinov, Alfred Molina

Votes: 13,728 | Gross: $5.79M

12. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

Votes: 11,741 | Gross: $0.62M

13. Onibaba (1964)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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Two women kill samurai and sell their belongings for a living. While one of them is having an affair with their neighbor, the other woman meets a mysterious samurai wearing a bizarre mask.

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Satô, Jûkichi Uno

Votes: 12,549

14. After (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.5
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When two bus crash survivors awake to discover that they are the only people left in their town, they work together to unravel the truth behind the strange events.

Director: Ryan Smith | Stars: Steven Strait, Karolina Wydra, Madison Lintz, Sandra Ellis Lafferty

Votes: 4,652

15. A Pure Formality (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Onoff is a famous writer who hasn't published any new books for quite some time and has become a recluse. When he is picked up by the police one stormy night, without any identification, ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Roman Polanski, Sergio Rubini, Nicola Di Pinto

Votes: 8,199 | Gross: $0.20M

16. Riverworld (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 178 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Tahmoh Penikett, Mark Deklin, Peter Wingfield, Jeananne Goossen

Votes: 2,057

17. L'autre monde (2010)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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An innocent young man becomes enamored with a mysterious girl. He is lured into "Black Hole" - a dark, obscure video game world of avatars with deadly serious intentions in the real world.

Director: Gilles Marchand | Stars: Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Louise Bourgoin, Melvil Poupaud, Pauline Etienne

Votes: 1,663

18. The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008– )

Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Currie Graham, Amy Davidson, Ingrid Rogers

Votes: 852

19. Silent Hill 2 (2001 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Drama, Horror

9.4
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After receiving a letter from his late wife, from Silent Hill, James Sunderland makes his way to the town in an attempt to find her.

Directors: Takayuki Kobayashi, Masashi Tsuboyama | Stars: Guy Cihi, Monica Horgan, Donna Burke, David Schaufele

Votes: 4,620

20. Ridicule (1996)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant, Judith Godrèche

Votes: 6,478 | Gross: $2.50M

21. Notre musique (2004)

80 min | Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

Divided into three "kingdoms" -- Enfer (Hell), Purgatoire (Purgatory) and Paradis (Paradise) -- Notre Musique is an indictment of modern times.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Sarah Adler, Nade Dieu, Rony Kramer, Simon Eine

Votes: 2,591 | Gross: $0.14M

22. Dante's Inferno (2007)

88 min | Animation, Comedy

6.6
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A darkly comedic travelogue of the underworld - set against an all-too-familiar urban backdrop of used car lots, gated communities, strip malls, and the U.S. Capitol. And populated with a contemporary cast of reprobates, including famous - and infamous - politicians, presidents, popes, pimps. And the Prince of Darkness himself.

Director: Sean Meredith | Stars: Tony Abatemarco, Scott Adsit, Matt Besser, Bill Chott

Votes: 1,345

23. O Auto da Compadecida (2000)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town. But when they die, they have to be judged by ... See full summary »

Director: Guel Arraes | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Selton Mello, Rogério Cardoso, Denise Fraga

Votes: 7,944

24. Dante's Inferno (1911)

68 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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Loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré the original silent film has been restored and has a new score by Tangerine Dream.

Directors: Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan, Giuseppe de Liguoro | Stars: Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano, Giuseppe de Liguoro, Pier Delle Vigne

Votes: 1,610

25. Bless Me, Ultima (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War

6.4
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65 Metascore

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Luke Ganalon, Joseph Garcia, Miriam Colon, Benito Martinez

Votes: 1,166 | Gross: $1.55M

26. Dead Awake (2010)

R | 93 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

4.5
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A funeral parlor employee looks to unravel a 10-year-old mystery.

Director: Omar Naim | Stars: Nick Stahl, Rose McGowan, Amy Smart, Ben Marten

Votes: 1,223

27. The Frozen (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

4.4
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After a harrowing snowmobile accident, a young couple is stranded in the woods and must survive while waiting for help to arrive. Events take a turn for the worse after the disappearance of... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Hyatt | Stars: Sedona James, Seth David Mitchell, Brit Morgan, Noah Segan

Votes: 1,580

28. Steambath (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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TV adaptation of Bruce Jay Friedman's off-Broadway play. Tandy, Merideth and assorted others unexpectedly wake up in a steambath with no easy exit. After spending some time there, it ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Stephen Elliott, Bill Bixby, Herb Edelman, Neil J. Schwartz

Votes: 325

29. The Politician's Wife (1995– )

185 min | Drama

7.9
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A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.

Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Trevor Eve, Anton Lesser, Ian Bannen

Votes: 437

30. Lords of London (2014)

R | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

3.2
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A London gangster must confront his ruthless father's past in order to alter the gritty, abusive path that his life is spiraling down after a shakedown goes awry.

Director: Antonio Simoncini | Stars: Glen Murphy, Ray Winstone, Serena Iansiti, Giovanni Capalbo

Votes: 668

31. Beneath the Dark (2010)

R | 102 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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Driving to a wedding in Los Angeles through the Mojave Desert, Paul and Adrienne pull off the highway and into Roy's Motel and Cafe. This roadside artifact proves to be a strange and ... See full summary »

Director: Chad Feehan | Stars: Josh Stewart, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Chris Browning, Angela Featherstone

Votes: 1,712

32. Encarnação do Demônio (2008)

Not Rated | 94 min | Horror

6.0
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The gravedigger Zé do Caixão continues his search for the perfect woman to bear his son.

Director: José Mojica Marins | Stars: José Mojica Marins, Jece Valadão, Adriano Stuart, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 1,341

33. The Human Race (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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32 Metascore

In THE HUMAN RACE a group of 80 people are ripped out of their daily lives and all re-appear in an undisclosed location. These people are from all walks of life: young and old, athletic and... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hough | Stars: Paul McCarthy-Boyington, Eddie McGee, Trista Robinson, T. Arthur Cottam

Votes: 10,336

34. Saikin, imôto no yôsu ga chotto okashii n da ga. (2014)

107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.0
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Mitsuki and Yuya become stepsister and stepbrother because of their parents' marriage. Mitsuki can't get along with her new family and Yuya doesn't know how to approach his new stepsister. ... See full summary »

Directors: Yûki Aoyama, Iggy Coen | Stars: Kazue Akita, Yûki Aoyama, Tsunanori Fukushima, Tenka Hashimoto

Votes: 201

35. Accidental Incest (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

7.0
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A hysterically funny, sick, comedy about two people who find romance in this crazy world. The problem is that they are brother and sister! So they are left with a question: should you be ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Griffin | Stars: Jose Guns Alves, Jamie Lyn Bagley, Anna Rizzo, Richard Griffin

Votes: 32

36. Julie Walking Home (2002)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Her son dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart, Julie flees to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands. Julie finds not only a magical cure for her son, but also ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Miranda Otto, William Fichtner, Lothaire Bluteau, Ryan Smith

Votes: 862

37. The Crow Purgatory (2005)

16 min | Short, Action

3.6
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Explores new sides of the Crow myth and introduces brand new characters.

Director: Jeff Lunzaga | Stars: David A. Lockhart, Garth Parr, Kory Vixen

Votes: 47

38. Sade (2000)

100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.2
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63 Metascore

A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Marianne Denicourt, Jeanne Balibar, Grégoire Colin

Votes: 1,581 | Gross: $0.03M

39. Impure Thoughts (1985)

PG | 80 min | Comedy

6.1
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Four male friends are reunited after not being in contact with each other for several years. However, the meeting place is Purgatory, the afterlife state of limbo between heaven and hell. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Simpson | Stars: John Putch, Terry Beaver, Brad Dourif, Lane Davies

Votes: 85

40. Nosso Lar (2010)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

6.3
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The life of the doctor André Luiz in the spiritual city of Nosso Lar.

Director: Wagner de Assis | Stars: Renato Prieto, Fernando Alves Pinto, Rosanne Mulholland, Inez Viana

Votes: 2,144

41. Cyberella: Forbidden Passions (1996)

R | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

4.2
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Your wildest fantasies are possible in this look at afterlife encounters. This cyber-seductress uses her special skills to fulfill your most intimate dreams.

Director: Jackie Garth | Stars: Debra K. Beatty, Marshall Hilliard, Rebecca Taylor, Daniel Namath

Votes: 128

42. Resurrection Mary (2007)

Not Rated | 91 min | Romance, Thriller

4.6
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A young man meets a girl who might be a ghost, but matters turn serious when his friends start dying under mysterious circumstances.

Director: Sean Michael Beyer | Stars: Kevin G. Schmidt, Pamela Noble, Sally Kirkland, Kristin Herrera

Votes: 266

43. Left in Darkness (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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A young woman, whose mother died giving birth to her, is facing eternal life in either Heaven or Hell. She must make the choice who to listen to, her guardian angel, whom she met when she was a child, or the evil ones.

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Monica Keena, David Anders, Jessica Stroup, Travis Van Winkle

Votes: 1,161

44. À l'origine d'un cri (2010)

115 min | Drama

6.8
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A disturbed young man pairs up with his grumpy grandfather for a road trip in search of his father who left town after digging up the corpse of his wife.

Director: Robin Aubert | Stars: Trystan Bouthillier, Richard Robitaille, Patrick Hivon, Julie Chartré

Votes: 308

45. Chistilishche (1998 TV Movie)

120 min | War

7.2
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Director: Aleksandr Nevzorov | Stars: Aleksandr Baranov, Sergey Bogdanov, Zed Korshoonoff, Aleksandr Makarov

Votes: 483

46. Andel Páne 2 (2016)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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Petronel, an angel, is still working at the Heaven's gates but is confident that he deserves a better function. His everlasting tempter Uriah, a devil, takes up tempting him. All one has to... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Strach | Stars: Ivan Trojan, Jirí Dvorák, Vica Kerekes, Anna Ctvrtnícková

Votes: 257

47. The Mommy Returns (2012)

105 min | Comedy

6.0
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A woman dies on the night of her 25th wedding anniversary. From purgatory, she sees that another woman is moving in on her husband and her family. Unable to accept that, she breaks out of purgatory and starts haunting the would-be usurper.

Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Gabby Concepcion, Ruffa Gutierrez, Pokwang, Jillian Ward

Votes: 20

48. Narok (2005)

Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.3
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While traveling, a crew of documentary makers met a horrible fate when their van fell off a cliff. Though only one of them really died, the rest were 'accidentally' dragged into hell where each were tortured according to their sins.

Directors: Sathit Praditsarn, Teekayu Thamnitayakul | Stars: Wuttinan Maikan, Nathawan Woravit, Panyapon Dechsong, Kom Chauncheun

Votes: 326

49. Don Juan, mi querido fantasma (1990)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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The ghost of Don Juan Tenorio, the legendary rogue and lover from Sevilla, comes back to town once again on present days searching for the absolution. The spirit, unintentionally takes the ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Mercero | Stars: Juan Luis Galiardo, María Barranco, Loles León, Rossy de Palma

Votes: 78

50. Limbus (I) (2013)

Unrated | 88 min | Thriller

6.8
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"Limbus" is a surreal thriller set in the afterlife. It's the story of four cult members after a mass suicide. Stuck in purgatory, they must search for the secrets beyond their existence. ... See full summary »

Director: Brandon Nicholas | Stars: Britt Rentschler, Alex Klein, Brian Confer, Dan McNamara

Votes: 16