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1. The VVitch: A New-England Folktale (2015)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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83 Metascore

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

Votes: 99,656 | Gross: $25.14M

2. Salem (2014– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

7.2
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Explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and uncovering the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind this infamous period in American history.

Stars: Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Tamzin Merchant

Votes: 17,780

3. Easy A (2010)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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72 Metascore

A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley, Dan Byrd

Votes: 293,659 | Gross: $58.40M

4. Indignation (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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78 Metascore

In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.

Director: James Schamus | Stars: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tijuana Ricks, Sue Dahlman

Votes: 7,042 | Gross: $3.40M

5. Solomon Kane (2009)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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48 Metascore

A ruthless mercenary renounces violence after learning his soul is bound for hell. When a young girl is kidnapped and her family slain by a sorcerer's murderous cult, he is forced to fight and seek his redemption slaying evil.

Director: Michael J. Bassett | Stars: James Purefoy, Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Pete Postlethwaite

Votes: 61,038

6. The Crucible (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen

Votes: 29,965 | Gross: $7.34M

7. Sex Ed (2014)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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34 Metascore

Eddie lands his first teaching gig at an inner city middle school and finds his highly pubescent pupils are receiving no form of sexual education. Eddie isn't really equipped to teach them...he's not exactly experienced romantically.

Director: Isaac Feder | Stars: Glen Powell, Haley Joel Osment, Lorenza Izzo, Laura Harring

Votes: 4,121

8. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 35,533 | Gross: $4.46M

9. Now & Later (2009)

99 min | Drama

5.2
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24 Metascore

Angela an illegal immigrant living in Los Angeles stumbles across Bill, a disgraced banker on the run.Through sex, conversation ranging from politics to philosophy, and other worldly pleasures, Angela introduces Bill to another worldview.

Director: Philippe Diaz | Stars: Keller Wortham, Shari Solanis, Luis Fernandez-Gil, Adrian Quinonez

Votes: 967 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Elegy (I) (2008)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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66 Metascore

Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.

Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Penélope Cruz, Patricia Clarkson, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 19,914 | Gross: $3.58M

11. Stage Beauty (2004)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A female theatre dresser creates a stir and sparks a revolution in seventeenth century London theatre by playing Desdemona in Othello. But what will become of the male actor she once worked for and eventually replaced?

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Derek Hutchinson

Votes: 9,004 | Gross: $0.78M

12. Laurel Canyon (2002)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

When an uptight young man and his fiancee move into his libertine mother's house, the resulting clash of life attitudes shakes everyone up.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, Alessandro Nivola, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 13,376 | Gross: $3.66M

13. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 25,542 | Gross: $3.43M

14. Cromwell (1970)

G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Oliver Cromwell can no longer tolerate King Charles' policies and the self-interest of the ruling class and leads a civil war to install Parliament as the ultimate ruler of England.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin

Votes: 3,765

15. I Married a Witch (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Fredric March, Veronica Lake, Robert Benchley, Susan Hayward

Votes: 5,006

16. The City of the Dead (1960)

PG-13 | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A young coed (Nan Barlow) uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England. Her professor recommends that she spend her time in a small village called Whitewood. He... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Patricia Jessel, Dennis Lotis, Christopher Lee, Tom Naylor

Votes: 4,063

17. Addio zio Tom (1971)

X | 123 min | Drama

6.9
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Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.

Directors: Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi, Cicely Browne, Lewis E. Ciannelli

Votes: 1,062

18. The Last King (2003– )

188 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Rupert Graves, Charlie Creed-Miles, Christian Coulson

Votes: 1,249

19. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a compact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon

Votes: 3,670

20. Salem Witch Trials (2002 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History

6.2
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A masterful work accurately details the current consensus of what exactly occurred to prompt the colonial witch-trials.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Henry Czerny, Gloria Reuben, Jay O. Sanders

Votes: 497

21. Love at Stake (1987)

R | 86 min | Comedy

5.2
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In this spoof inspired by the Salem witch trials the town's mayor and the judge agree to sentence several innocent townspeople to death for witchcraft in order to confiscate their land for themselves. However, sexy real witches show up.

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Patrick Cassidy, Kelly Preston, Georgia Brown, Barbara Carrera

Votes: 401

22. Edvard Munch (1974 TV Movie)

210 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Following a rough chronology from 1884 to 1894, when Norwegian artist Edvard Munch began expressionism and established himself as northern Europe's most maligned and controversial artist, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Geir Westby, Gro Fraas, Kerstii Allum, Eric Allum

Votes: 2,363 | Gross: $0.04M

23. Two English Girls (1971)

130 min | Romance, Drama

7.5
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At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Kika Markham, Stacey Tendeter, Sylvia Marriott

Votes: 3,715

24. Plymouth Adventure (1952)

Passed | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620 including unexpectedly arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Gene Tierney, Van Johnson, Leo Genn

Votes: 901

25. By the Sword Divided (1983– )

50 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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Story of the English Civil War as seen through the eyes of two families; the Laceys, loyal to King Charles I, and the Fletchers, loyal to Oliver Cromwell.

Stars: Sharon Maughan, Andrew MacLachlan, Lucy Aston, Tim Bentinck

Votes: 164

26. Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure (2012)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, History

5.0
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Follow Kirk Cameron across Europe and the U.S. as he seeks to discover the people, places and principles that made America the freest, most prosperous and generous nation the world has ever known.

Director: Duane James Barnhart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Todd Akin, Sue Allan, David Barton

Votes: 661

27. The Europeans (1979)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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It's the mid-nineteenth century. Adult siblings Felix Young and Eugenia Munster were born and raised in Europe and have a somewhat bohemian lifestyle reflective of their travels throughout ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Lee Remick, Robin Ellis, Wesley Addy, Tim Choate

Votes: 634

28. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, June Allyson, Lauritz Melchior, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 358

29. Jungfrauen-Report (1972)

82 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.0
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Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Hans Hass Jr., Eva Garden, Ingeborg Steinbach, Diane Winter

Votes: 200

30. O, My Darling Clementine (1943)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Music

6.1
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"Dapper Dan" Franklin (Frank Albertson)and his small troupe of actors become stranded in the small town of Harmony, Tennessee. The town is shackled by Blue Laws imposed upon it by a City ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Roy Acuff, Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain Boys and Girls, The Radio Rogues, Isabel Randolph

Votes: 12

31. Thanks (1999–2000)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A comedic view of the settling of America by the Puritans.

Stars: Tim Dutton, Kirsten Nelson, Cloris Leachman, Jim Rash

Votes: 41

32. Out of the Past (1998)

R | 97 min | Documentary

7.0
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In 1995, Kelli Peterson started a gay and straight club at her Salt Lake City high school. The story of her ensuing battle with school authorities in interspersed with looks back at the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Dupre | Stars: Stephen Spinella, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cherry Jones, Edward Norton

Votes: 155 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Matinee (1989 TV Movie)

90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.1
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A small, depressed Canadian town is about to relive its tragic past when a popular movie director comes back to town - but who is the killer?

Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Ron White, Gillian Barber, Jeff Schultz, Beatrice Boepple

Votes: 166

34. Vokseværk (2014)

22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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Fabian is a shy, introverted teenager who lives with his bossy and prudish mother. Fabians world gets turned upside down when he meets the fun and cool Felicia and they fall in love. But ... See full summary »

Director: Tor Fruergaard | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Elliott Crosset Hove, Amalie Lindegård

Votes: 23

35. Beauty's Worth (1922)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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Prudence Cole is an unsophisticated Quaker girl being raised by her two aunts. Prudence is flirted with by snobbish Henry Garrison, who actually disdains the girl for her lack of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, June Elvidge, Truly Shattuck

Votes: 563

36. Mariages (2001)

95 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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A 19th century ghost story set in French Canada. When Yvonne's young romance is thwarted by her sister, she heads to the woods in search of a supernatural solution.

Director: Catherine Martin | Stars: Marie-Ève Bertrand, Guylaine Tremblay, Hélène Loiselle, Mirianne Brûlé

Votes: 74

37. Le puritain (1938)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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A religious fanatic finds his entire life and philosophy turned upside-down as he falls in love with a girl and kills her in a jealous rage. His search is for peace of mind and a desire to ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Musso | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Jean-Louis Barrault, Viviane Romance, Louis-Jacques Boucot

Votes: 47

38. Outside These Walls (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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Dan Sparling (;Michael Whalen (I)')is a brilliant, crusading journalist, but also a man with a prison record, earned after he had embezzled to meet the needs of an extravagant wife. He ... See full summary »

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Michael Whalen, Dolores Costello, Virginia Weidler, Don Beddoe

Votes: 7

39. L'appel de la chair (1929)

71 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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Paul Lambert is a rich widower, and marries again with a young, beautiful woman. Charley Lambert is a spoiled young man, Paul's son from the deceased wife. When Charley comes back from ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Lion | Stars: Max Maxudian, Philippe Hériat, Gil Clary, Tony D'Algy

40. Prehistoric Perils (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.3
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Mighty Mouse encounters a Time Machine while trying to save pure-hearted Pearl Pureheart from the unwanted advances and clutches of the evil oily-villain, Oil Can Harry. After brief stops ... See full summary »

Director: Connie Rasinski | Stars: Roy Halee, Tom Morrison

Votes: 15

41. The Aegeans (II) (2014– )

28 min | Mystery

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Set in a 17th century Puritan village in New England, The Aegeans is a supernatural mystery that concerns the local minister's two teenage daughters as the older is led into the troubled world of the younger.

42. Mama's Heart. Gongadze

Documentary, Biography, Crime | Post-production

Most intimate, heartbreaking and inspiring confessions by and about Lesya Gongadze's life and her son's disappearance that prompted a revolution.

Director: Slavik Bihun | Stars: Lesya Gongadze, Georgiy Gongadze, Lubomyr Husar, Vakhtang Kipiani

43. I puritani (2001 TV Movie)

159 min | Drama, Musical

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Director: Toni Bargalló | Stars: Konstantin Gorny, Simón Orfila, José Bros, Carlos Álvarez

44. Bicentennial Curious (2007)

Short, Comedy

7.2
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The making of history in the making.

Director: Jared Varava | Stars: Michael Bertrando, Ben Boodman, Jonathan Buss, Peter Dirksen

Votes: 24

45. Welcome (II) (2010)

5 min | Short

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Director: Gary Harrington | Stars: Paula Christensen, Rodney Littlebird, Dana Hawke, Jo Ann Dillon

46. The Aegeans (I) (2014– )

28 min | Mystery

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Set in a 17th century Puritan village in New England, The Aegeans is a supernatural mystery that concerns the local minister's two teenage daughters as the older is led into the troubled world of the younger.

Stars: Thomas Bekkers, Yetta Bennett, Candice Critchfield, Brendan Jackson Rogers

47. John Harvard (2007)

Drama, Family, History

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John Harvard is the fictional account of the Puritan reverend who would become Harvard University's first great benefactor and eternal namesake.

Director: Michael Van Devere | Stars: Alex Breaux, Elina Kanellopoulou, Evan D. Siegel

48. The Puritans (1924)

30 min | Short, Drama

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The story of the 1630 Charter colony in Massachusetts, and the struggle to retain the English Charter due to the colonist's determination to exercise religious freedom over the extreme opposition of the Church and Crown of England.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Henry Van Bousen, Allen Brander, Osgood Perkins, Roy Tracy

49. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: 12-Stepping (2004)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.9
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Penn and Teller look at the various twelve step programs that are used to cure addiction. They also look at the Alcoholics Anonymous and ask if it is a front for religious indoctrination.

Directors: Star Price, Kevin Barry, Chip Selby, R.L. Shontell | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Gary Busey, Sue Ellen Calderwood

Votes: 100

50. The Stuarts (2014– )
Episode: A King Without a Crown (2014)

Documentary, History

8.6
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Part two argues that the Stuarts, more than any other, were Britain's defining royal family. After Charles I's disastrous attempt to militarily impose political and religious uniformity ... See full summary »

Stars: Nicholas Canny, Charles Card-Reynolds, Julie Chandler, Clare Jackson

Votes: 5