With Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía (IMCINE) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Untamed (2016)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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72 Metascore

A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.

Director: Amat Escalante | Stars: Ruth Ramos, Simone Bucio, Jesús Meza, Eden Villavicencio

Votes: 5,008 | Gross: $0.03M

2. Cronos (1993)

R | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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70 Metascore

A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel

Votes: 27,934 | Gross: $0.62M

3. Leap Year (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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71 Metascore

Laura's personal life consists of one affair after another. She meets Arturo and the pair enter into an intense, violent sexual relationship. As days go by, Laura crosses out the days on a calendar, revealing her secret past to her lover.

Director: Michael Rowe | Stars: Mónica Del Carmen, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Marco Zapata, Diego Chas

Votes: 2,405

4. El infierno (2010)

NC-17 | 145 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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El Benny is deported from the U.S. and returns home to a Mexico devastated by the drug wars. He too joins in and starts climbing the hierarchy, finding a prosperous life full of money, women, violence, and fun.

Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Joaquín Cosio, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo

Votes: 8,247

5. Como agua para chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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86 Metascore

When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

Votes: 17,173 | Gross: $21.67M

6. Dance with the Devil (1997)

R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Horror

6.3
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A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Rosie Perez, Javier Bardem, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham

Votes: 8,320

7. Battle in Heaven (2005)

Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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56 Metascore

Marcos lusts after his boss's promiscuous daughter, but after botching an extortion scheme, he becomes wracked with guilt.

Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Marcos Hernández, Anapola Mushkadiz, Bertha Ruiz, David Bornstein

Votes: 6,122 | Gross: $0.07M

8. Miss Bala (2011)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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79 Metascore

After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding.

Director: Gerardo Naranjo | Stars: Stephanie Sigman, Noé Hernández, Irene Azuela, Jose Yenque

Votes: 8,860

9. Herod's Law (1999)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.0
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64 Metascore

Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.

Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Delia Casanova, Juan Carlos Colombo

Votes: 4,936

10. Silent Light (2007)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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79 Metascore

In a Mennonite community in Mexico, a father's faith is tested when he falls in love with a new woman.

Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Cornelio Wall, Miriam Toews, Maria Pankratz, Peter Wall

Votes: 6,208 | Gross: $0.05M

11. The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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60 Metascore

Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 13,274 | Gross: $5.71M

12. Midaq Alley (1995)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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The lives of men and women living on Callejón de los Milagros in Mexico City.

Director: Jorge Fons | Stars: Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo, Salma Hayek, Bruno Bichir

Votes: 2,954

13. Matando Cabos (2004)

R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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44 Metascore

A dark, offbeat comedy about a group of Mexico City teens embroiled in a kidnapping involving a retired wrestling legend and a parrot.

Director: Alejandro Lozano | Stars: Tony Dalton, Ana Claudia Talancón, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Kristoff Raczynski

Votes: 4,698 | Gross: $0.13M

14. Japón (2002)

R | 122 min | Drama

6.9
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76 Metascore

A painter from the big city goes to a remote canyon to commit suicide. To reach some calmness, he stays at the farmstead of Ascen, an old, religious woman. Although but a few words are spoken, love grows.

Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Alejandro Ferretis, Magdalena Flores, Yolanda Villa, Martín Serrano

Votes: 3,433

15. The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)

143 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Worried about his political ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Alfonso Herrera, Joaquín Cosio, Osvaldo Benavides

Votes: 4,867

16. Para vestir santos (2004)

5 min | Drama, Short

6.2
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Doña Consuelo constantly listens to old Don Chema's nasty comments about her daughter Cristina's unmarried state. But little do they know that Cristina has a pleasant secret.

Director: Armando Casas | Stars: Claudia Goytia, Víctor Hugo Arana, María Dolores Oliva, Gastón Melo

Votes: 76

17. Poison for the Fairies (1986)

90 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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A 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn.

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada | Stars: Ana Patricia Rojo, Elsa María Gutiérrez, Leonor Llausás, Carmen Stein

Votes: 1,623

18. Broken Sky (2006)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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35 Metascore

Two students, Gerardo and Jonas, are in love. However, Jonas becomes obsessed with another boy, which leads to Gerardo moving into arms of Sergio.

Director: Julián Hernández | Stars: Miguel Ángel Hoppe, Fernando Arroyo, Alejandro Rojo, Ignacio Pereda

Votes: 1,155 | Gross: $0.03M

19. Canoa: A Shameful Memory (1976)

Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A group of students arrives in a small town during a hiking expedition. Once there, the local priest accuses them of being communist agitators on the run from an army crack-down against ... See full summary »

Director: Felipe Cazals | Stars: Enrique Lucero, Salvador Sánchez, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Roberto Sosa

Votes: 1,312

20. Gueros (2014)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City.

Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios | Stars: Tenoch Huerta, Sebastián Aguirre, Ilse Salas, Leonardo Ortizgris

Votes: 3,651

21. Sólo con tu pareja (1991)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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61 Metascore

A womanizer is falsely diagnosed with AIDS by a jealous lover and falls in love with a woman equally suicidal as he.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Claudia Ramírez, Luis de Icaza, Astrid Hadad

Votes: 3,550 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Six friends... two couples... from the mexican middle well-off class, dealing with issues about sex, relationships, infidelity and many others.

Director: Antonio Serrano | Stars: Demián Bichir, Susana Zabaleta, Jorge Salinas, Cecilia Suárez

Votes: 2,505

23. Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

7.1
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74 Metascore

A poignant and moving urban drama, focusing on the growing problem of sexual assault in Mexico City. Director Sistach fictionalizes the true story of a friendship between two adolescent ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Sistach | Stars: Ximena Ayala, Nancy Gutiérrez, Arcelia Ramírez, María Rojo

Votes: 1,143

24. A Day Without a Mexican (2004)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

4.7
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30 Metascore

When a mysterious fog surrounds the boundaries of California, there is a communication breakdown and all the Mexicans disappear, affecting the economy and the state stops working missing the Mexican workers and dwellers.

Director: Sergio Arau | Stars: Caroline Aaron, Tony Abatemarco, Melinda Allen, Frankie J. Allison

Votes: 3,068 | Gross: $4.18M

25. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.

Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Francisco Gattorno

Votes: 5,444 | Gross: $2.08M

26. Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2009)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.0
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A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo ... See full summary »

Director: Julián Hernández | Stars: Jorge Becerra, Javier Oliván, Guillermo Villegas, Giovanna Zacarías

Votes: 450

27. Oedipo alcalde (1996)

100 min | Drama, War

6.0
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Set amidst the rebel wars (representing the Theban plagues) of contemporary Colombia, young Mayor Edipo must mediate a peace deal between conflicting guerrilla groups and the army. It is ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Alí Triana | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Ángela Molina, Francisco Rabal, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos

Votes: 302

28. Club Sandwich (2013)

R | 82 min | Comedy

6.3
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Hector and his young mother Paloma go on vacation. Out of season their hotel is deserted. They spend their days sitting on the edge of the swimming pool. Then attractive Jazmin arrives and we see how Paloma loses her son to a summer fling.

Director: Fernando Eimbcke | Stars: María Renée Prudencio, Lucio Giménez Cacho, Danae Reynaud, Carolina Politi

Votes: 894

29. Un embrujo (1998)

130 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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In 1930s Mexico, a young boy falls in love with his elementary-school teacher.

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Blanca Guerra, Mario Zaragoza, Daniel Acuña, Luis Fernando Peña

Votes: 231

30. The Black Widow (1977)

78 min | Drama

7.1
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Matea is an orphan who assists the priest, Father Feliciano, in his parish. The village doctor tries to seduce her, but fails and proceeds to defame her into believing that Matea maintains relations with the priest.

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Isela Vega, Mario Almada, Hilda Aguirre, Eduardo Alcaraz

Votes: 141

31. The Golden Dream (2013)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

7.7
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74 Metascore

A road movie about teenage immigrants and their journey to the U.S.

Director: Diego Quemada-Díez | Stars: Brandon López, Rodolfo Domínguez, Karen Martínez, Carlos Chajon

Votes: 4,637

32. Only God Knows (2006)

115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.6
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On a lark in Tijuana, a carefree Brazilian art student crosses paths with a brooding Mexican journalist, sparking a cascade of events across both Mexico and Brazil. As Dolores and Damián discover an intimate love and a mysterious spiritual heritage, they struggle with ever more costly choices.

Director: Carlos Bolado | Stars: Diego Luna, Alice Braga, Damián Alcázar, Maria Alves

Votes: 806

33. The Virgin of Lust (2002)

151 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.5
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In Vera Cruz in the 1940s, Nacho, an Indian, waits tables at Don Lázaro's café at Hotel Ofélia. He falls for Lola, an opium-addicted, alcoholic whore who's hopelessly in love with Gardenia ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Luis Felipe Tovar, Ariadna Gil, Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Juan Diego

Votes: 362

34. Sin hijos (2020)

TV-PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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A loving divorced father of a young girl meets a beautiful woman from his past who does not like children.

Director: Roberto Fiesco | Stars: Alfonso Dosal, Regina Blandón, Francesca Mercadante, Jorge Muñiz

Votes: 425

35. Backyard (2009)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The true story of the border town of Juarez, Mexico where since the mid-1990s thousands of women have gone missing or turned up as sun-burnt corpses in the desert. Can new police captain Blanca Bravo stop the savagery?

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Ana de la Reguera, Asur Zagada, Marco Pérez, Ivan Cortes

Votes: 1,492

36. Atrocious (2010)

R | 79 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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Two teenage siblings endure a terrifying experience while investigating a rural legend near their family's vacation home.

Director: Fernando Barreda Luna | Stars: Cristian Valencia, Clara Moraleda, Chus Pereiro, Sergi Martin

Votes: 4,849

37. Trémulo (2015)

20 min | Short, Romance

8.0
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Carlos sweeps and mops the floor of an old-time barbershop. The day before Independence Day, among the customers is Julio. Their eyes meet, and when the barbershop closes Julio comes back ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Fiesco | Stars: Benny Emmanuel, Axel Arenas, Alfonso Bravo, Pascacio López

Votes: 340

38. Danzón (1991)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday ... See full summary »

Director: María Novaro | Stars: María Rojo, Carmen Salinas, Tito Vasconcelos, Margarita Isabel

Votes: 549 | Gross: $0.36M

39. Nicotina (2003)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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49 Metascore

A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.

Director: Hugo Rodríguez | Stars: Diego Luna, Marta Belaustegui, Rosa María Bianchi, Rafael Inclán

Votes: 3,558 | Gross: $0.80M

40. The 4th Company (2016)

109 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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Zambrano is a juvenile offender that when arrives to the penitentiary only longs to join a football team, Los Perros. Such illusion ends up involving him with the organized crime under the ... See full summary »

Directors: Mitzi Vanessa Arreola, Amir Galván Cervera | Stars: Adrian Ladron, Andoni Gracia, Hernán Mendoza, Gabino Rodríguez

Votes: 764

41. Desnudos (2004)

98 min | Drama, Romance

3.4
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A gentle artist contends with his cheating girlfriend, and an innocent girl longs to break free from an abusive relationship. When fate brings these two lovelorn people together, true love ... See full summary »

Director: Enrique Gómez Vadillo | Stars: Karyme Lozano, Juan Vidal, Rafael Amaya, Carmen Rodríguez

Votes: 158

42. Un mundo maravilloso (2006)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A fairy tale about the political and socioeconomic realities of Mexico.

Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Antonio Serrano, Cecilia Suárez, Ernesto Gómez Cruz

Votes: 1,366

43. La otra conquista (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama, History

6.6
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It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »

Director: Salvador Carrasco | Stars: Damián Delgado, José Carlos Rodríguez, Elpidia Carrillo, Iñaki Aierra

Votes: 1,126 | Gross: $0.89M

44. A Thousand Clouds of Peace (2003)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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35 Metascore

Gerardo, a 17-year old guy has just finished his relationship with Bruno and starts wandering hopeless through the streets of the city. In his wandering he's tortured by images: each ... See full summary »

Director: Julián Hernández | Stars: Juan Carlos Ortuño, Juan Carlos Torres, Salvador Alvarez, Gloria Andrade

Votes: 460

45. Cabeza de Vaca (1991)

R | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.9
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A handful of survivors from a disastrous 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida journey across the coast until they reach Mexico.

Director: Nicolás Echevarría | Stars: Juan Diego, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Roberto Sosa, Carlos Castañón

Votes: 1,079 | Gross: $0.79M

46. No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

6.7
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Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Fernando Luján, Marisa Paredes, Salma Hayek, Rafael Inclán

Votes: 1,066

47. La mujer de Benjamín (1991)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Old bachelor Benjamin (Lopez Rojas) still lives with his sister Micaela (Doria) in the boredom of a small town. His only entertainment is getting together with a bunch of old men and spare ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Eduardo López Rojas, Malena Doria, Arcelia Ramírez, Eduardo Palomo

Votes: 366

48. The Girl on the Stone (2006)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.2
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A young student, Mati, breaks up an constantly humiliates Gabino, who is devoted to her... until he gets the opportunity to make her pay for her snubs.

Director: Marisa Sistach | Stars: Gabino Rodríguez, Sofía Espinosa, Ricardo Polanco, Alejandro Calva

Votes: 171

49. Deep Crimson (1996)

114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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The life of a man who preys on unsuspecting women for a living is changed when he finds an accomplice in the woman who loves and controls him.

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Regina Orozco, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Sherlyn, Giovani Florido

Votes: 1,710

50. Santitos (1999)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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68 Metascore

When St. Jude appears to her to tell her that her daughter is still alive, Esperanza goes on a search to find her daughter.

Director: Alejandro Springall | Stars: Dolores Heredia, Demián Bichir, Alberto Estrella, Pedro Altamirano

Votes: 519 | Gross: $0.01M


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