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1. Vice (I) (2018)

R | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 94,636 | Gross: $47.84M

2. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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73 Metascore

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Barry G. Bernson, Herb Caillouet, Bill Camp, Raffey Cassidy

Votes: 98,990 | Gross: $2.29M

3. Terminator Salvation (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.5
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49 Metascore

In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted?

Director: McG | Stars: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood

Votes: 329,584 | Gross: $125.32M

4. The Mountain Between Us (2017)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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48 Metascore

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney

Votes: 60,090 | Gross: $30.35M

5. Awake (2007)

R | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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33 Metascore

A wealthy young man undergoing heart transplant surgery discovers that the surgical team intend to murder him.

Director: Joby Harold | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard, Lena Olin

Votes: 70,433 | Gross: $14.38M

6. Holby City (1999– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

5.7
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The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.

Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Rosie Marcel, Tina Hobley, Jaye Jacobs

Votes: 1,592

7. 21 Grams (2003)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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70 Metascore

A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts, Danny Huston

Votes: 215,840 | Gross: $16.25M

8. City of Angels (1998)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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54 Metascore

An angel on Earth, a doctor unable to believe, a patient with a secret, a love story made in Heaven.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz

Votes: 108,805 | Gross: $78.69M

9. Crank: High Voltage (2009)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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41 Metascore

Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker which requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.

Directors: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor | Stars: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Clifton Collins Jr., Dwight Yoakam

Votes: 134,336 | Gross: $13.63M

10. A Bramble House Christmas (2017 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

7.2
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Finn Conrad becomes suspicious as to why his father left a nurse, named Willa $100,000, and goes undercover to investigate. When she discovers his true identity, will it keep her from ever trusting him again?

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Autumn Reeser, David Haydn-Jones, Liam Hughes, Teryl Rothery

Votes: 1,399

11. Repo Men (2010)

R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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32 Metascore

Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 97,400 | Gross: $13.79M

12. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter

Votes: 5,283

13. Something the Lord Made (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union

Votes: 11,418

14. The House of Tomorrow (2017)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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58 Metascore

The film tells futurist, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller's incredible story through two teens hoping to get laid, become punk gods, and survive high school.

Director: Peter Livolsi | Stars: Asa Butterfield, Alex Wolff, Nick Offerman, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 1,295 | Gross: $0.04M

15. The Oath (2016)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A troubled father, working as a doctor, decides to go to extreme measures for saving his daughter from a devastating influence of her boyfriend, a drug dealer.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Hera Hilmar, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Margrét Bjarnadóttir

Votes: 1,689

16. Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Special)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vampiress. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Portia de Rossi, Charity Wakefield, Mason Cook

Votes: 3,838

17. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Harold J. Stone, John Hoyt

Votes: 5,649

18. Gods (2014)

120 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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The early career of cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa. Despite harsh reality of the 1980s Poland, he successfully leads a team of doctors to the country's first human heart transplantation.

Director: Lukasz Palkowski | Stars: Tomasz Kot, Piotr Glowacki, Szymon Piotr Warszawski, Magdalena Czerwinska

Votes: 4,905

19. Short Night of Glass Dolls (1971)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An American journalist temporarily stationed in Eastern Europe searches for his new girlfriend, who has suddenly disappeared.

Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Jean Sorel, Mario Adorf, Barbara Bach

Votes: 2,406

20. Heart Condition (1990)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A racist cop receives a heart transplant from a black lawyer he hates, who returns as a ghost to ask the cop to help take down the men who murdered him.

Director: James D. Parriott | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Denzel Washington, Chloe Webb, Roger E. Mosley

Votes: 3,071 | Gross: $4.13M

21. The Intruder (2004)

Unrated | 130 min | Drama

6.9
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85 Metascore

An emotionally cold man leaves the safety of his Alpine home to seek a heart transplant and an estranged son.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Yekaterina Golubeva, Bambou

Votes: 1,609 | Gross: $0.04M

22. Tell Tale (2009)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A man's newly transplanted heart leads him on a dangerous journey to find out who murdered its donor.

Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Josh Lucas, Lena Headey, Brian Cox, Bea Miller

Votes: 4,668

23. Heal the Living (2016)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

6.9
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82 Metascore

A single devastating event intertwines inextricably the lives of an unfortunate teenager, a weary woman with a critical degenerative heart condition and a team of compassionate doctors; all perfect strangers, perfectly interconnected.

Director: Katell Quillévéré | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Dorval, Bouli Lanners

Votes: 2,389 | Gross: $0.00M

24. Threshold (1981)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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The celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first artificial human heart... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Donald Sutherland, John Marley, Sharon Acker, Mare Winningham

Votes: 392

25. Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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78 Metascore

An ambitious graduate student convinces a writer that her thesis can resurrect his career.

Director: Andrew Wagner | Stars: Frank Langella, Lauren Ambrose, Patti Perkins, Lili Taylor

Votes: 3,050 | Gross: $0.90M

26. Killers from Space (1954)

Passed | 71 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

3.4
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An atomic scientist claims he was abducted by aliens after being injured in a plane crash.

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Peter Graves, James Seay, Steve Pendleton, Frank Gerstle

Votes: 1,799

27. Whitecoats (2004)

R | 90 min | Comedy

5.5
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Follows the misadventures of a group of young interns at a hospital/medical school - dealing with the pressures of school and love.

Director: Dave Thomas | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Lynda Boyd, Christine Chatelain, Maury Chaykin

Votes: 2,161

28. Doctors' Wives (1971)

R | 101 min | Drama

4.4
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Dysfunctional marriages of several unhappy rich doctors who work at a private clinic and their neglected wives who deal with their own unhappiness in various ways enter crisis mode when one of them murders his cheating wife.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Dyan Cannon, Richard Crenna, Gene Hackman, Carroll O'Connor

Votes: 213

29. No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

4.8
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A sheriff and his son chase casino robbers, only to find the all of them are being chased by something else.

Director: Dave Payne | Stars: Michael Muhney, Stephen Martines, Lew Temple, Desmond Askew

Votes: 3,086

30. Outta Time (2002)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Crime, Action

4.3
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19 Metascore

A handsome and talented college student, David Morales, is devastated when a bum knee causes him to lose his scholarship to the University of San Diego. Unwilling to disappoint his proud ... See full summary »

Director: Lorena David | Stars: Tim Sitarz, Mario Lopez, Tava Smiley, Carlos Mencia

Votes: 217 | Gross: $0.00M

31. The Girl from Monday (2005)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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45 Metascore

A comic drama about a time in the near future when citizens are happy to be property traded on the stock exchange.

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Bill Sage, Sabrina Lloyd, Tatiana Abracos, Leo Fitzpatrick

Votes: 944

32. The Mad Ghoul (1943)

Not Rated | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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A university chemistry professor experiments with an ancient Mayan gas on a medical student, turning the would-be surgeon into a murdering ghoul.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: David Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, George Zucco, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 570

33. Out of the Darkness (1985 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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"Out of the Darkness" is a gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" - the infamous serial killer who stalked New York City in... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Martin Sheen, Hector Elizondo, Matt Clark, Jennifer Salt

Votes: 321

34. The Fragile Heart (1996– )

50 min | Drama

7.6
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Edgar, a cardiac surgeon, is confronted with an ethical dilemma over the abuse of human rights in China where he is heading a medical delegation while clashing with his wife Lileth, who ... See full summary »

Stars: Dearbhla Molloy, Helen McCrory, Marian McLoughlin, Diana Payan

Votes: 29

35. La loba (1965)

78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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Professor Fernandez is studying the metamorphosis in living organisms to cure his daughter of a strange disease that occurs in full moon nights.

Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Kitty de Hoyos, Joaquín Cordero, Columba Domínguez, José Elías Moreno

Votes: 90

36. Love, Pain and Vice Versa (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Romance, Thriller

6.5
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A pair of strangers become subconsciously connected after their recurring dreams turn into reality.

Director: Alfonso Pineda Ulloa | Stars: Bárbara Mori, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Marina de Tavira, Joaquín Cosio

Votes: 354

37. 7 morts sur ordonnance (1975)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Dr. Brézé and his sons, all surgeons with limited abilities fight any competition on their sector with all means.

Director: Jacques Rouffio | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Gérard Depardieu, Jane Birkin, Marina Vlady

Votes: 470

38. Under the Paris Sky (1951)

114 min | Drama

6.9
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Fates of multiple otherwise disconnected characters intertwine miraculously under the sky of Paris. And it all happens in one day.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Brigitte Auber, Jean Brochard, René Blancard, Paul Frankeur

Votes: 184

39. Cantata (1963)

94 min | Drama

7.2
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A young doctor undergoes a spiritual crisis when he returns to his rural home.

Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: Zoltán Latinovits, Andor Ajtay, Béla Barsi, Miklós Szakáts

Votes: 468

40. Dead in a Heartbeat (2002 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Action, Crime

5.2
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A man in Seattle explodes. The bomb squad investigates, leading Lt. Tom to Gillian, a surgeon, who's implanting a pacemaker that explodes. Tom and Gillian chase her other pacemaker patients before they explode plus try to find the culprit.

Director: Paul Antier | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Penelope Ann Miller, Timothy Busfield, Fulvio Cecere

Votes: 413

41. Donor Unknown (1995 TV Movie)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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Type A insurance fraud investigator Nick Stillman has his life extended by a heart transplant, only to be dismayed to discover that his donor was murdered so Nick could live.

Director: John Harrison | Stars: Clancy Brown, Rene Carrasco, T.J. Castronovo, Steven Culp

Votes: 97

42. The Two Faces of Fear (1972)

88 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

5.6
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A professor's wife falls in love with her husband's assistant. When she learns he's planning to move to another city, she does everything she can to avoid it, with no success. Soon ... See full summary »

Director: Tulio Demicheli | Stars: George Hilton, Fernando Rey, Luciana Paluzzi, Anita Strindberg

Votes: 111

43. Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted (1992 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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A Down-syndrome boy left in an institute by his parents. Ginny works in the institute and wants to have Jonathan but has to fight the system and the parents.

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Chris Burke, Jeffrey DeMunn, Tom Mason

Votes: 79

44. Brilliant Lies (1996)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.1
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Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Gia Carides, Anthony LaPaglia, Zoe Carides, Ray Barrett

Votes: 307

45. Intoxicating (2003)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

4.7
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38 Metascore

Dorian Shanley, is a heart surgeon who abuses alcohol and drugs. Dorian trades stolen pharmaceuticals for cocaine , provided by his best friend and enabler, Teddy. While Dorian's life and ... See full summary »

Director: Mark David | Stars: Kirk Harris, John Savage, Eric Roberts, Camilla Overbye Roos

Votes: 340 | Gross: $0.19M

46. Bypass (2012)

Comedy

4.9
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A Basque economist settled in Barcelona is involved in a love triangle between his Catalan girlfriend, who is pregnant, and a childhood heartsick friend, to whom he declared out of compassion thinking she was going to die.

Directors: Aitor Mazo, Patxo Tellería | Stars: Javi Alaiza, Itziar Atienza, Sara Cozar, Bárbara Goenaga

Votes: 128

47. Open Heart (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Things appear to be looking up for a cash-strapped, regional hospital when it hires a reputedly brilliant cardiac surgeon to head up its pediatric cardiac surgery unit. But when increasing ... See full summary »

Director: Laurie Lynd | Stars: Megan Follows, Raoul Bhaneja, Kim Roberts, Nicole Maillet

Votes: 63

48. Georg & Lydia (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

4.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Anna Maria Jóakimsdóttir Hutri | Stars: Maria Salomaa, Sven Wollter, Philip Zandén, Lidia Bäck

Votes: 13

49. Doctor Franken (1980 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Manhattan surgeon Franken rebuilds the broken body of a John Doe patient with spare parts.

Directors: Marvin J. Chomsky, Jeff Lieberman | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Robert Perault, David Selby, Teri Garr

Votes: 45

50. Máximo in My Heart (2002–2003)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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This is the story of Máximo, a man who falls in love with the woman who has been transplanted the heart of his dead wife, killed in an accident.

Stars: Gabriel Corrado, Valeria Bertuccelli, Cecilia Dopazo, Jorge Marrale

Votes: 25



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