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1. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.3
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79 Metascore

Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Clancy Brown, Danny McCarthy

Votes: 94,542

2. Stan & Ollie (2018)

PG | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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75 Metascore

Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Nina Arianda

Votes: 21,482 | Gross: $5.47M

3. The Red Shoes (1948)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.2
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A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jean Short

Votes: 25,156 | Gross: $10.90M

4. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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63 Metascore

Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.

Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Ciarán Hinds, David Alexander

Votes: 25,204 | Gross: $12.29M

5. A Mighty Wind (2003)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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81 Metascore

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer

Votes: 24,511 | Gross: $17.51M

6. The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.3
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75 Metascore

Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist?

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Romain Duris, Aure Atika, Emmanuelle Devos, Niels Arestrup

Votes: 17,890 | Gross: $1.02M

7. Footlight Parade (1933)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell

Votes: 4,292

8. Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is chased by two gangsters, ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

Votes: 15,706

9. 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: 6,046 | Gross: $2.28M

10. The Pirate (1948)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.0
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A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 4,016 | Gross: $2.96M

11. Champion (1949)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

7.4
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Boxer Midge Kelly rises to fame...mainly by stepping on other people.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell, Paul Stewart

Votes: 3,294

12. Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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Luis Lopez is forced to help his boss Anthony "Gay Tony" Prince and clean up his mess, discovering that the rich life of Liberty City is just as dangerous as the tough streets where Luis grew up.

Stars: Mario D'Leon, David Kenner, Greg Siff, John Tormey

Votes: 3,545

13. No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)

Unrated | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A crafty serial killer plays a game of cat-and-mouse with a harried police detective trying to track him down.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 1,794

14. San Francisco (1936)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.2
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, Spencer Tracy, Jack Holt

Votes: 4,581

15. Twentieth Century (1934)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Barrymore, Carole Lombard, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 5,423

16. The Hard Way (1943)

Approved | 109 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Embittered, ambitious Helen Sherman sees an opportunity to escape her drab small-town life by becoming a 'stage mother' to her musically-talented younger sister.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ida Lupino, Joan Leslie, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson

Votes: 978

17. Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.7
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Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When the company ... See full summary »

Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Louis Hayward, Lucille Ball, Virginia Field

Votes: 1,738

18. Brothers of the Head (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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67 Metascore

In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.

Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Stars: Luke Treadaway, Harry Treadaway, Jonathan Pryce, John Simm

Votes: 1,664 | Gross: $0.04M

19. Svengali (1931)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.8
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Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donald Crisp, Bramwell Fletcher

Votes: 1,586

20. Variety Lights (1950)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.

Directors: Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Peppino De Filippo, Carla Del Poggio, Giulietta Masina, John Kitzmiller

Votes: 2,413

21. An Impudent Girl (1985)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Clothilde Baudon, Julie Glenn, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 1,653

22. The Story of Three Loves (1953)

Approved | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.0
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An anthology film consisting of three very different stories about love set in Europe and told in flashback.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Gottfried Reinhardt | Stars: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Leslie Caron, Farley Granger

Votes: 958

23. Whatever Lola Wants (2007)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

6.5
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A New York postal worker travels to Egypt to take belly dancing lessons from a legendary instructor.

Director: Nabil Ayouch | Stars: Assaad Bouab, Carmen Lebbos, Hichem Rostom, Achmed Akkabi

Votes: 1,108

24. A Cold Wind in August (1961)

Approved | 80 min | Drama

6.7
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An older woman seduces an impressionable working-class boy who falls deeply in love with her. Disillusionment sets in when the boy discovers that she is a stripper.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Lola Albright, Scott Marlowe, Joe De Santis, Clarke Gordon

Votes: 302

25. Intermezzo (1939)

Approved | 70 min | Romance, Drama

6.7
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74 Metascore

A concert violinist becomes charmed with his daughter's talented piano teacher. When he invites her to go on tour with him, they make beautiful music away from the concert hall as well. He ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Leslie Howard, Edna Best, John Halliday

Votes: 2,090

26. Intermezzo (I) (1936)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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The world famous violinist Holger Brandt comes back to his family after a tour. He and his wife have been married for many years, but their love has gone. Their young daughter gets a new ... See full summary »

Director: Gustaf Molander | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Gösta Ekman, Inga Tidblad, Erik 'Bullen' Berglund

Votes: 921

27. Suicide Squadron (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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During World War II, an American newswoman falls for a Polish piano virtuoso...who wants to go back and fight.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Sally Gray, Derrick De Marney, Cecil Parker

Votes: 380

28. The Climax (1944)

Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Music, Thriller

5.4
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A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 611

29. The Man with Two Faces (1934)

Not Rated | 72 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A talented young actress seems to be under the spell of her unscrupulous, avaricious, and totally unprincipled husband.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor, Ricardo Cortez, Mae Clarke

Votes: 500

30. New Orleans (1947)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.7
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A gambling hall owner relocates from New Orleans to Chicago and entertains his patrons with hot jazz by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Woody Herman, and others.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Dorothy Patrick, Marjorie Lord, Irene Rich

Votes: 337

31. Barnum (1986 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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The amazing biography of legendary circus impresario and unparalleled showman, P.T. Barnum.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hanna Schygulla, John Roney, Sandor Raski

Votes: 176

32. Song of Freedom (1936)

TV-PG | 66 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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A black British dockworker named Johnny Zinga becomes a famous singer and learns that he is the rightful king of the African island of Casanga.

Director: J. Elder Wills | Stars: Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welch, Esme Percy, Robert Adams

Votes: 262

33. One Night of Love (1934)

Passed | 84 min | Music, Romance

5.7
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Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Grace Moore, Tullio Carminati, Lyle Talbot, Mona Barrie

Votes: 461

34. The Delinquents (1960)

80 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Julián, Ramón, Juan, el Chato, Paco and Manolo are a bunch of scoundrels and members of the Spanish youth, who until now have not paid attention more than in the police stations. Boys of ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Manuel Zarzo, Luis Marín, Óscar Cruz, Juanjo Losada

Votes: 153

35. I Agapi Mas (1968)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

4.4
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An artistic usherette gets her big break when the irritable female lead has an accident. However, as the talented amateur thespian shares a deep bond with the protagonist, the past comes back to haunt them. Can anything come between them?

Director: Kostas Karagiannis | Stars: Aliki Vougiouklaki, Dimitris Papamichael, Katerina Helmy, Petros Lohaitis

Votes: 323

36. Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life (1992 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Western

6.3
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Alone on "Executioner's Row," Ned Blessing is a haggard, old cowboy and former sheriff. With nothing more than reflections on a life that's been filled with danger and excitement, he marks ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Daniel Baldwin, Luis Avalos, Chris Cooper, Sean Baca

Votes: 134

37. Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (1937)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Music

6.1
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Gangsters take control of a record company and use toughguy tactics on unwilling performers.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Phil Regan, Leo Carrillo, Ann Dvorak, Tamara Geva

Votes: 92

38. Traffic in Souls (1937)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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Two journalists from different papers are looking for the same story. They want to know, who a group of gangsters getting young women from Europe to South America, where they are forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Käthe von Nagy, Jules Berry, Suzy Prim, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 71

39. The Glass Tomb (1955)

Not Rated | 59 min | Mystery

5.5
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Crowds flock to a carnival sideshow to see "The Starving Man", a heavyset man who claims he can go 70 days without eating. However, a couple of murders occur at the carnival, resulting in the police becoming involved.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: John Ireland, Honor Blackman, Geoffrey Keen, Eric Pohlmann

Votes: 128

40. Flirting with Fate (1938)

Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.8
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A show troupe, led by Dan Dixon and traveling in a trailer, is stranded in Paraguay. Dan is all set to be booked in the theatres controlled by Don Luis Garcia until the latter discovers Dan... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Leo Carrillo, Beverly Roberts, Wynne Gibson

Votes: 42

41. Fifis, o aktypitos (1966)

76 min | Comedy

4.5
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A manly naval officer decides to marry his long-term fiancée; however, the impossible sighting of his effeminate lookalike performing at a nightclub will complicate matters, as no one knows the existence of his twin brother. Was it he?

Director: Kostas Lyhnaras | Stars: Stavros Paravas, Niki Linardou, Sotiris Moustakas, Christos Doxaras

Votes: 59

42. The Last Fakir (2005)

13 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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Director: Babis Makridis | Stars: Kostas Berikopoulos, Kostas Filippoglou, Nur Mohammed, Magician Christopher

Votes: 20

43. The Head Guy (1930)

22 min | Short, Comedy

5.5
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Harry is made the temporary stationmaster in a small town.

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Harry Langdon, Thelma Todd, Judith Barrett, Eddie Dunn

Votes: 48

44. The Cantor's Son (1937)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Musical

6.9
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This musical drama marks the screen debut of Moishe Oysher, in a film critic J. Hoberman calls an "anti-Jazz Singer." Oysher stars as a wayward youth who makes his way from his Polish ... See full summary »

Directors: Ilya Motyleff, Sidney M. Goldin | Stars: Moyshe Oysher, Florence Weiss, Judith Abarbanel, Michael Rosenberg

Votes: 25

45. Gypsy Melody (1936)

77 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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Gypsy Melody is a 1936 British musical comedy film directed by Edmond T. Gréville and starring Lupe Velez, Alfred Rode and Jerry Verno. It was made at Elstree Studios. The sets were ... See full summary »

Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Lupe Velez, Alfred Rode, Jerry Verno, Raymond Lovell

Votes: 10

46. Poniro thilyko... katergara gynaika! (1980)

102 min | Romance, Comedy

3.8
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Stuck in an unhappy marriage, a famous theatre star summons up the courage to seek happiness and love anew, in the shape of a young lawyer. But, is it love at first sight? Will her decision lead to an ignominious end in the show business?

Director: Kostas Karagiannis | Stars: Aliki Vougiouklaki, Angelos Antonopoulos, Haritini Karolou, Danis Katranidis

Votes: 183

47. Strings at 50 (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | Documentary, History, News

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A walkthrough of major advancements in String Theory from its first fifty years (1968 - 2018), followed by a look into the future (2018+) with the the third revolution (juking) of innovation.

Star: Link Starbureiy

48. UUelcome (2008– )

TV-G | Game-Show

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Lnq's recital -- Link Starbureiy solves Egglepple.

Stars: Link Starbureiy, Joey Koala, Honne Bay, Leaf Blue

49. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Christmas Story (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.2
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A singer returns to Virginia City for Christmas along with his scheming uncle.

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Wayne Newton

Votes: 65

50. L'île aux enfants (1974–1976)
Episode: L'imprésario (1975)

10 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

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Director: Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe | Stars: Yves Brunier, Patrick Bricard, Sacha Briquet



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