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1. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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84 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 2,121,107 | Gross: $534.86M

2. John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)

R | 131 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin's guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head, he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.

Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 184,235 | Gross: $171.02M

3. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

R | 164 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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81 Metascore

A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista

Votes: 396,364 | Gross: $92.05M

4. Suspiria (I) (2018)

R | 152 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Tilda Swinton, Doris Hick, Malgorzata Bela

Votes: 45,282 | Gross: $2.47M

5. Black Swan (2010)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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79 Metascore

A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

Votes: 659,740 | Gross: $106.95M

6. Red Sparrow (2018)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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53 Metascore

Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 144,555 | Gross: $46.87M

7. Rear Window (1954)

PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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100 Metascore

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 408,690 | Gross: $36.76M

8. Billy Elliot (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 117,599 | Gross: $22.00M

9. To the Bone (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 107 min | Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

A young woman, dealing with anorexia, meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

Director: Marti Noxon | Stars: Rebekah Kennedy, Lily Collins, Dana L. Wilson, Ziah Colon

Votes: 34,551

10. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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60 Metascore

The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

Director: George Nolfi | Stars: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner

Votes: 230,992 | Gross: $62.50M

11. Audition (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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69 Metascore

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 66,538

12. Step Up (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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48 Metascore

Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington

Votes: 105,607 | Gross: $65.33M

13. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 40,015 | Gross: $4.36M

14. The Book of Henry (2017)

PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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31 Metascore

With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather.

Director: Colin Trevorrow | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jaeden Martell, Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman

Votes: 20,997 | Gross: $4.22M

15. Passion (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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53 Metascore

The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfurth, Paul Anderson

Votes: 20,440 | Gross: $0.09M

16. The Soloist (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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61 Metascore

A newspaper journalist discovers a homeless musical genius and tries to improve his situation.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander

Votes: 49,408 | Gross: $31.67M

17. The Bedroom Window (1987)

R | 112 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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45 Metascore

Terry is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Elizabeth McGovern, Isabelle Huppert, Paul Shenar

Votes: 4,222 | Gross: $12.64M

18. Curtains (1983)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.

Director: Richard Ciupka | Stars: John Vernon, Samantha Eggar, Linda Thorson, Anne Ditchburn

Votes: 3,577

19. The Night Porter (1974)

R | 118 min | Drama

6.7
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After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, Holocaust survivor Lucia and Nazi officer Max, who tortured her, resume their sadomasochistic relationship.

Director: Liliana Cavani | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti

Votes: 10,337

20. Wakefield (2016)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.3
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62 Metascore

Bryan Cranston gives the performance of a lifetime as Howard Wakefield, a lawyer on the edge of madness who has decided to disassociate himself from his own life.

Director: Robin Swicord | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Bruno, Ellery Sprayberry

Votes: 13,757 | Gross: $0.26M

21. Fame (2009)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.0
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39 Metascore

An updated version of the musical Fame (1980), which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Director: Kevin Tancharoen | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Bebe Neuwirth, Megan Mullally, Kay Panabaker

Votes: 15,515 | Gross: $22.46M

22. Valentino (1977)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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In 1926, the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female movie-goers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide - that actor was Rudolph Valentino. ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Rudolf Nureyev, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips, Carol Kane

Votes: 1,542

23. Limelight (1952)

G | 137 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find purpose and hope in their lives.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Votes: 16,485 | Gross: $1.00M

24. Intersection (1994)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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While driving on a remote highway, a man is torn between choosing to reunite with his estranged wife or taking up with his lovers

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Lolita Davidovich, Martin Landau

Votes: 7,090 | Gross: $20.93M

25. Homesick (2015)

106 min | Drama

5.6
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Two half-siblings who grew up apart, meet for the first time as adults and fall in love.

Director: Anne Sewitsky | Stars: Ine Marie Wilmann, Simon J. Berger, Anneke von der Lippe, Silje Storstein

Votes: 851

26. Europa Europa (1990)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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75 Metascore

A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, André Wilms

Votes: 14,091 | Gross: $5.58M

27. In Her Skin (2009)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A young teenage girl goes missing from a very loving home of two sisters and her parents. When attempted, the assistance from expected resources is limited in response to their pleas and ... See full synopsis »

Director: Simone North | Stars: Guy Pearce, Miranda Otto, Ruth Bradley, Sam Neill

Votes: 4,431

28. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.4
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22 Metascore

Malcolm Turner and his stepson Trent go undercover at an all-girls school to flush out a killer.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Brandon T. Jackson, Jessica Lucas, Michelle Ang

Votes: 23,905 | Gross: $37.92M

29. On the Town (1949)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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71 Metascore

Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

Votes: 14,835

30. Stella's Last Weekend (2018)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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60 Metascore

STELLA'S LAST WEEKEND is the story of two brothers whose relationship is challenged when they find they are in love with the same girl, but it is also about the unshakable bond between them.

Director: Polly Draper | Stars: Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff, Polly Draper, Paulina Singer

Votes: 528 | Gross: $0.00M

31. Seeds of Yesterday (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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The Sheffield family deals with home truths as their middle child inherits the Foxworth mansion with the family's ghosts ever-looming. The curse lives on and more tragedies are in store.

Director: Shawn Ku | Stars: Rachael Carpani, James Maslow, Jason Lewis, Anthony Konechny

Votes: 1,501

32. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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45 Metascore

A 6 y.o. Inuit boy runs off a snowy roof in Copenhagen and dies. Smilla, a half Inuit who lives in the building and knows the boy, looks into it. What makes an acrophobic boy run up on the roof? The clues take her to Greenland.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Julia Ormond, Ona Fletcher, Agga Olsen, Patrick Field

Votes: 13,057 | Gross: $2.22M

33. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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55 Metascore

In Maoist China, a boy is taken from his family and trained to become a dancer, but everything he knows is challenged when he is chosen to attend a ballet summer school in Houston, Texas.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Kyle MacLachlan, Penne Hackforth-Jones

Votes: 7,075 | Gross: $4.81M

34. The Divorce (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

4.9
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51 Metascore

French vs. American social customs and behaviors are observed in a story about an American visiting her Frenchman-wed sister in Paris.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Stockard Channing, Jean-Marie Lhomme

Votes: 10,677 | Gross: $9.07M

35. The Company (2003)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.3
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73 Metascore

Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Neve Campbell, James Franco, Malcolm McDowell, Barbara E. Robertson

Votes: 6,055 | Gross: $2.28M

36. Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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52 Metascore

A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Ewen Bremner, Brian Fisk, Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog

Votes: 6,333 | Gross: $0.08M

37. The Matador (2005)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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65 Metascore

A globetrotting hitman and a crestfallen businessman meet in a hotel bar in Mexico City in an encounter that draws them together in a way neither expected.

Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Hope Davis, Arlin Miller

Votes: 42,842 | Gross: $12.59M

38. Wittgenstein (1993)

Not Rated | 72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Karl Johnson, Michael Gough, Tilda Swinton, John Quentin

Votes: 2,036

39. Impulse (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.9
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After a small earthquake in a tiny, quiet town, local citizens start to exhibit bizarre, violent and self-destructive behaviour.

Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly, Hume Cronyn, John Karlen

Votes: 1,128 | Gross: $2.50M

40. Dancer (II) (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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65 Metascore

Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.

Director: Steven Cantor | Stars: Jade Hale-Christofi, David LaChapelle, Sergei Polunin

Votes: 2,339 | Gross: $0.04M

41. 100 metros (2016)

108 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Based on true events, a Spanish man with multiple sclerosis who tried to finish an Iron-Man competition despite he was told that he could not make 100 meters.

Director: Marcel Barrena | Stars: Dani Rovira, Karra Elejalde, Alexandra Jiménez, David Verdaguer

Votes: 4,044

42. StreetDance 3D (2010)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.

Directors: Max Giwa, Dania Pasquini | Stars: Nichola Burley, Richard Winsor, Ukweli Roach, Frank Harper

Votes: 10,476

43. Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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During World War I, believing her fiance to be dead, a young ballerina loses her job and is forced to turn to prostitution.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field

Votes: 8,257

44. One Last Dance (2003)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Three dancers are forced to reconcile their differences.

Director: Lisa Niemi | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, George De La Pena, Matthew Walker

Votes: 1,335

45. Frankenstein (2004 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

4.5
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Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Nispel | Stars: Parker Posey, Vincent Perez, Thomas Kretschmann, Adam Goldberg

Votes: 1,705

46. Livid (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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The suggestion of a big treasure hidden somewhere inside Mrs Jessel's once renowned classical dance academy will become an irresistible lure to a fiendish trap for Lucie and her friends.

Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Chloé Coulloud, Félix Moati, Jérémy Kapone, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 6,025

47. Days of Glory (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.0
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82 Metascore

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze

Votes: 13,451 | Gross: $0.32M

48. The Honey Pot (1967)

Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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In Venice, a millionaire hires an actor to help him prank three greedy ex-girlfriends into thinking he's dying and leaving his fortune to one of them.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Cliff Robertson, Capucine

Votes: 1,951

49. Max (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

6.5
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56 Metascore

A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler.

Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker

Votes: 6,764 | Gross: $0.53M

50. Stalin (1992 TV Movie)

172 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Maximilian Schell, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 2,178



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