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1. In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Not Rated | 1 hr 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 19 Sep 2019

An African-American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Votes: 61,489

2. Rope (1948)

PG | 1 hr 20 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 22 Aug 2019

Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Dick Hogan

Votes: 117,100

3. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Passed | 2 hr 4 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Rated on 14 Aug 2019

A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Votes: 14,374

4. Going My Way (1944)

Passed | 2 hr 6 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Rated on 14 Aug 2019

Father Charles O'Mailey, a young priest at a financially failing Church in a tough neighborhood, gains support and inspires his superior.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Frank McHugh, James Brown

Votes: 9,426

5. Children of Paradise (1945)

Not Rated | 3 hr 9 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 14 Aug 2019

The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir

Votes: 16,967

6. The Big Sleep (1946)

Not Rated | 1 hr 54 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

Rated on 13 Aug 2019

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers

Votes: 74,400

7. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)

R | 2 hr 41 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 29 Jul 2019

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch

Votes: 190,782

8. Ossessione (1943)

TV-14 | 2 hr 20 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Rated on 26 Jul 2019

Gino, a drifter, begins an affair with inn-owner Giovanna as they plan to get rid of her older husband.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotti, Dhia Cristiani, Elio Marcuzzo

Votes: 6,181

9. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Not Rated | 1 hr 46 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Rated on 26 Jul 2019

After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.

Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin

Votes: 10,931

10. Sergeant York (1941)

Not Rated | 2 hr 14 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 26 Jul 2019

A marksman is drafted in World War I and ends up becoming one of the most celebrated war heroes.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Votes: 14,287

11. Cat People (1942)

Not Rated | 1 hr 13 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Rated on 26 Jul 2019

An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Simone Simon, Tom Conway, Kent Smith, Jane Randolph

Votes: 17,719

12. Pretty Good (2015– )
Episode: Randall Cunningham Seizes the Means of Production (2017)

21 min | Short

Rated on 13 Jul 2019

In 1987, Philadelphia Eagles coach Buddy Ryan and quarterback Randall Cunningham ran the most unsportsmanlike play in NFL history. The Dallas Cowboys totally deserved it.

13. Pretty Good (2015– )
Episode: Troy State 253, DeVry 141 (2017)

33 min | Short

Rated on 13 Jul 2019

In 1992, Troy State and DeVry (yup, that DeVry, the one from the commercials) were scheduled to play a game of basketball. The result was the highest-scoring men's basketball game ever. And the score on record is totally wrong.

14. Wuthering Heights (1939)

Not Rated | 1 hr 44 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 11 Jul 2019

A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveller the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 15,095

15. Jezebel (1938)

Approved | 1 hr 44 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 10 Jul 2019

In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 10,869

16. Jack-Jack Attack (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 5 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Rated on 08 Jul 2019

The Parrs' baby Jack-Jack is thought to be normal, not having any super-powers like his parents or siblings. But when an outsider is hired to watch him, Jack-Jack shows his true potential.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Bret 'Brook' Parker, Bud Luckey, Eli Fucile, Jason Lee

Votes: 13,265

17. The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

Not Rated | 1 hr 56 min | Biography, Drama

Rated on 08 Jul 2019

The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Holden

Votes: 6,374

18. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Not Rated | 2 hr 56 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

Rated on 03 Jul 2019

The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan

Votes: 6,528

19. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 2 hr 12 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Rated on 01 Jul 2019

A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 19,192

20. Prep & Landing Stocking Stuffer: Operation: Secret Santa (2010 TV Short)

PG | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Rated on 28 Jun 2019

Wayne and Lanny now partners, are called by Magee to meet with a secret contact Mrs. Claus who sends them on a new mission to retrieve a box from Santas secret workshop.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Betty White, Dave Foley, Derek Richardson, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 1,317

21. Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 1 hr 28 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

Rated on 28 Jun 2019

Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes.

Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 31,888

22. Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 1 hr 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

Rated on 28 Jun 2019

The Planet Express crew discovers a tentacle covered, planet sized alien that wishes to copulate with it all the inhabitants of Earth.

Director: Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 22,187

23. Animal Behaviour (2018)

14 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Rated on 28 Jun 2019

Animated anthropomorphized characters in a therapy session.

Directors: David Fine, Alison Snowden | Stars: Ryan Beil, Taz Van Rassel, Leah Juel, Andrea Libman

Votes: 1,489

24. Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 1 hr 29 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Rated on 28 Jun 2019

Dark forces older than time itself are on the attack, hell-bent on stopping the dawn of a wondrous new green age. Don't you hate when that happens? Even more shocking: Bender's in love with... See full summary »

Director: Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 16,759

25. Futurama: Bender's Game (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 1 hr 28 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Rated on 28 Jun 2019

The Planet Express crew get trapped in a fantasy world.

Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 19,013

26. Aladdin (1992)

G | 1 hr 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 28 Jun 2019

A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman

Votes: 331,486

27. Partly Cloudy (2009)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Rated on 28 Jun 2019

Babies both human and animal are created up in the stratosphere, by the clouds themselves. One cloud specializes in "dangerous" babies, creating a challenge for his loyal stork that has to deliver them.

Director: Peter Sohn | Stars: Tony Fucile, Lori Richardson

Votes: 18,404

28. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 1 hr 56 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Rated on 17 Jun 2019

Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

Votes: 319,719

29. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

PG-13 | 2 hr 18 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Rated on 17 Jun 2019

Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 794,373

30. It's a Gift (1934)

Passed | 1 hr 8 min | Comedy

Rated on 14 Jun 2019

A henpecked New Jersey grocer makes plans to move to California to grow oranges, despite the resistance of his overbearing wife.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Jean Rouverol, Julian Madison

Votes: 4,570

31. Trance (I) (2013)

R | 1 hr 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 10 Jun 2019

An art auctioneer becomes mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel, Danny Sapani

Votes: 105,855

32. Lion (2016)

PG-13 | 1 hr 58 min | Biography, Drama

Rated on 10 Jun 2019

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Director: Garth Davis | Stars: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar

Votes: 186,700

33. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 2 hr 38 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Rated on 08 Jun 2019

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 331,919

34. Hereditary (2018)

R | 2 hr 7 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Rated on 08 Jun 2019

After the family matriarch passes away, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences, and begin to unravel dark secrets.

Director: Ari Aster | Stars: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff

Votes: 170,766

35. The Usual Suspects (1995)

R | 1 hr 46 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 08 Jun 2019

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

Votes: 920,851

36. Searching (III) (2018)

PG-13 | 1 hr 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 08 Jun 2019

After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her.

Director: Aneesh Chaganty | Stars: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La

Votes: 109,428

37. Cavalcade (1933)

Passed | 1 hr 52 min | Drama, Romance, War

Rated on 07 Jun 2019

The triumphs and tragedies of two English families, the upper-crust Marryots and the working-class Bridges, from 1899 to 1933 are portrayed.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 4,058

38. Grand Hotel (I) (1932)

Not Rated | 1 hr 52 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 03 Jun 2019

A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery

Votes: 15,927

39. Cimarron (1931)

Passed | 2 hr 3 min | Drama, Western

Rated on 02 Jun 2019

A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Richard Dix, Irene Dunne, Estelle Taylor, Nance O'Neil

Votes: 4,871

40. The Broadway Melody (1929)

Passed | 1 hr 40 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Rated on 31 May 2019

A pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit try to make it big time on Broadway, but matters of the heart complicate the attempt.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Bessie Love, Anita Page, Charles King, The Angeles Twins

Votes: 5,886

41. Howard's End (1992)

PG | 2 hr 22 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 31 May 2019

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 26,296

42. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)

Not Rated | 1 hr 10 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 29 May 2019

The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew.

Directors: Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Tom McGuire, Ernest Torrence, Tom Lewis

Votes: 11,889

43. Wings (1927)

PG-13 | 2 hr 24 min | Drama, Romance, War

Rated on 29 May 2019

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.

Directors: William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston

Votes: 10,310

44. Jumanji (1995)

PG | 1 hr 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Rated on 20 May 2019

When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 275,365

45. Get Out (I) (2017)

R | 1 hr 44 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 20 May 2019

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener

Votes: 419,797

46. A Few Good Men (1992)

R | 2 hr 18 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 20 May 2019

Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder. They contend they were acting under orders.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 217,650

47. Wee Sing in Sillyville (1989 Video)

TV-Y | 58 min | Family, Musical

Rated on 20 May 2019

One day, two kids named Lori and Scott and their basset hound Barney are magically transported into a coloring book! This coloring book is a mystical, magical land called "Sillyville." ... See full summary »

Directors: David Poulshock, Claudia Sloan | Stars: Renee Margolin, Joy Anderson, Ryan Willard, Thomas C. Graff

Votes: 297

48. Wee Sing in the Marvelous Musical Mansion (1992 Video)

1 hr 11 min | Family

Rated on 20 May 2019

It's a musical, magical adventure when Alex, Benji, and Kelly go on a trip to Uncle Rubato's mansion. At least, until things start disappearing. Can the kids solve the mystery?

Director: David Poulshock | Stars: Vana O'Brien, Steve Smith, Ariel Aver, I'Kaika Young

Votes: 99

49. Grease (1978)

PG-13 | 1 hr 50 min | Musical, Romance

Rated on 20 May 2019

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway

Votes: 214,692

50. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

R | 2 hr 37 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 20 May 2019

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

Votes: 254,269

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