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1. Now You See Me (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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50 Metascore

An F.B.I. Agent and an Interpol Detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 559,530 | Gross: $117.72M

2. Re-Animator (1985)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.2
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73 Metascore

After an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale

Votes: 50,630 | Gross: $2.02M

3. Rush (I) (2013)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.1
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75 Metascore

The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 399,093 | Gross: $26.95M

4. Home Again (2017)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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41 Metascore

Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.

Director: Hallie Meyers-Shyer | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen, Pico Alexander

Votes: 23,756 | Gross: $27.02M

5. Bad Teacher (2011)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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47 Metascore

A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch

Votes: 183,078 | Gross: $100.29M

6. StageFright (1987)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.7
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A group of stage actors lock themselves in the theater for a rehearsal of their upcoming musical production, unaware that an escaped psychopath has sneaked into the theater with them.

Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, Domenico Fiore, Robert Gligorov

Votes: 6,029

7. A Dangerous Method (2011)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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76 Metascore

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 94,025 | Gross: $5.70M

8. 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: 20,383 | Gross: $0.09M

9. Premium Rush (2012)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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66 Metascore

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Sean Kennedy

Votes: 105,955 | Gross: $20.28M

10. The Night Flier (1997)

R | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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36 Metascore

A reporter is on the trail of a vampiric murderer who travels by plane.

Director: Mark Pavia | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Julie Entwisle, Dan Monahan, Michael H. Moss

Votes: 8,815 | Gross: $0.13M

11. This Life (1996–1997)

45 min | Drama

8.5
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A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals.

Stars: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Votes: 1,783

12. Sssssss (1973)

PG | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A college student becomes lab assistant to a scientist who is working on a serum that can transform humans into snakes.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies-Urich, Richard B. Shull

Votes: 3,067

13. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

Not Rated | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Two friends, attempting to start-up their own photo studio, come across shady dealings, corruption and murder, and must fight to bring the guilty to light.

Director: Kundan Shah | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Votes: 11,787

14. Holy Man (1998)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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41 Metascore

Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston, Robert Loggia

Votes: 18,257 | Gross: $12.07M

15. Camp (2013)

43 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Little Otter Family Camp is a wicked slice of lake-side heaven. Parents decompress with gin while teenagers make gleeful mischief and fall in and out of love.

Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Thom Green, Dena Kaplan, Tim Pocock

Votes: 2,358

16. Lover Come Back (1961)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not yet been invented, while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Edie Adams

Votes: 6,387 | Gross: $16.94M

17. Hell Drivers (1957)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss' rackets.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan

Votes: 2,517

18. Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A scientist creating perfumes inherits his great grandfather Dr. Jekyll's formula and decides to use modern technology to improve it. He ends up as an ambitious, ruthless woman. She tries to prevent returning into the spineless man.

Director: David Price | Stars: Sean Young, Tim Daly, Lysette Anthony, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 2,536 | Gross: $2.76M

19. Something for Everyone (1970)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Konrad, a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of a widowed countess that lost her fortune. Before long the opportunistic boy is ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Prince | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael York, Anthony Higgins, Heidelinde Weis

Votes: 757

20. El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (2004)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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68 Metascore

An ambitious salesman will do anything for that big promotion he's been chasing, but inevitably, he will learn that there is no such thing as the perfect crime.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Guillermo Toledo, Mónica Cervera, Enrique Villén, Luis Varela

Votes: 10,732

21. Battle Zone (1952)

Approved | 81 min | War

5.3
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Danny, a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, re-enlists when the Korean War breaks out. He joins a Marine motion picture unit specializing in combat footage. There he re-encounters Mitch,... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Hodiak, Linda Christian, Stephen McNally, Martin Milner

Votes: 129

22. Rocky Road (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Family

5.3
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Harrison Burke loses his job as trader at a prestigious Wall Street investment bank, so he moves back in with his parents . He eventually settles in, takes a job at his father's ice-cream truck business and rediscovers home.

Director: Brian K. Roberts | Stars: Mark Salling, Nicholas Campbell, Steve Byers, Rebecca Dalton

Votes: 188

23. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)

Not Rated | 160 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.2
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In order to seek justice for a man who exacts vengeance on a politician, who was responsible for his daughter's death, two rival reporters teams up to help him to prove his innocence.

Director: Aziz Mirza | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Johnny Lever, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 6,207 | Gross: $0.59M

24. The Rack Pack (2016)

TV-G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.1
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The story of the 1980s snooker rivalry between the flamboyant Alex Higgins and the methodical Steve Davis.

Director: Brian Welsh | Stars: Dennis Taylor, Steve Davis, Alex Higgins, Luke Treadaway

Votes: 1,078

25. Too Hot to Handle (1938)

Passed | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazon rainforest.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon, Walter Connolly

Votes: 1,294

26. Malice in Wonderland (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Struggling actress Hedda Hopper can't get a break in Hollywood, even though an acquaintance of hers is the extremely powerful gossip monger Louella Parsons - maker and breaker of careers (... See full summary »

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Alexander, Richard Dysart, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 233

27. The Spooks (2016)

Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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Director: Zdenek Troska | Stars: Bronislav Kotis, Tereza Kostková, Carmen Mayerová, Jirí Dvorák

Votes: 34

28. Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A mad doctor puts together a new body by using body parts he steals from a mortuary at the hospital where he works.

Director: Deborah Sahagun | Stars: Mark Blankfield, Leslie Jordan, Jonathan Farwell, Kathy Shower

Votes: 243

29. Ninguém Como Tu (2005– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Luísa Albuquerque is in the process of preparing for the wedding of her daughter Teresa. The bride is not very convinced of the step that will take and on the eve of the ceremony she meets ... See full summary »

Stars: Alexandra Lencastre, Vítor Norte, Dalila Carmo, Manuela Couto

Votes: 132

30. French Exit (1995)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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This movie attempts a persiflage on the Hollywood film industry, depicting two young authors, struggling on their way to their first successful screenplay: Right from the beginning - when ... See full summary »

Director: Daphna Kastner | Stars: Mädchen Amick, Jonathan Silverman, Molly Hagan, Vince Grant

Votes: 124

31. Dr. Jack (1922)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy

7.1
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Country Doctor, Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and is sanitarium very rich, after years of unsuccessful treatment. His ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, John T. Prince, Eric Mayne

Votes: 1,125 | Gross: $0.32M

32. It's a Date (1940)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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An aspiring actress is offered the lead in a major new play, but discovers that her mother, a more seasoned performer, expects the same part. The situation is further complicated when they both become involved with the same man.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Kay Francis, Walter Pidgeon, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 434

33. Sweet Adeline (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Musical, Romance

5.4
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In 1898, composer Sid Barnett manages to get his sweetheart, Adeline the beer-garden singer, to sing the lead in his new Broadway operetta; this infuriates Elysia, the erstwhile star. But ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Irene Dunne, Donald Woods, Hugh Herbert, Ned Sparks

Votes: 201

34. Ballets Russes (2005)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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81 Metascore

Ballets Russes is an intimate portrait of a group of pioneering artists -- now in their 70s, 80s and 90s -- who gave birth to modern ballet.

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Irina Baronova, Kenneth Kynt Bryan, Yvonne Chouteau, Yvonne Craig

Votes: 624 | Gross: $0.82M

35. A Beautiful Star (2017)

127 min | Drama, Family

5.7
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It portrays a family on Earth who come to believe that they are actually from other planets all of a sudden. They try so hard to save the endangered planet Earth but things get crazy on the way.

Director: Daihachi Yoshida | Stars: Lily Franky, Kazuya Kamenashi, Ai Hashimoto, Tomoko Nakajima

Votes: 170

36. Stealing Time (2011)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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When a down-on-his-luck inventor builds a time machine to change the past, he unwittingly sets off a disastrous chain of events.

Director: Alex Calleros | Stars: Mikie Beatty, Dan Beckner, Adele Watkin, Joel Kelley Dauten

Votes: 308

37. Liberdade 21 (2008– )

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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In each episode, an apparently lost cause goes to court. However, the various stages of the case show us that not everything is as it seems and that no case is solved until the sentence is read.

Stars: Rúben Gomes, Albano Jerónimo, Rita Lello, Ana Nave

Votes: 121

38. Ztrácím te, lásko (1978 TV Movie)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Director: Eva Sadková | Stars: Jana Hlavácová, Viktor Preiss, Petr Hanicinec, Frantisek Vicena

Votes: 13

39. Aktorzy prowincjonalni (1979)

121 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The film is set in a small town near Warsaw, to which a young and coming director comes to produce a classic play (Wyspianski "Wyzwolenie") with a modern vein. Everyone in the production ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Halina Labonarska, Tadeusz Huk, Iwona Biernacka, Ewa Dalkowska

Votes: 207

40. Clash of the Titans (1996–1999)

Documentary, Sport

6.3
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Documentary series covering famous sporting rivalries.

Stars: John McCarthy, John Aldridge, Mario Andretti, Patrick Barclay

Votes: 6

41. Hollywood Mortuary (1998 Video)

70 min | Comedy, Horror

5.7
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By 1941, Pierce Jackson Dawn, the greatest make-up artist of the early 20th century, is considered washed-up. Pierce's mirror reflection warns him that he has been forgotten and must find ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Ford | Stars: Randal Malone, Tim Sullivan, Ron Ford, Joseph Haggerty

Votes: 63

42. Conexão (2009– )

Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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The story begins when the trawler of Master Narciso is swept offshore by special Portuguese forces, with their cargo of hashish from Morocco. Marica Alberro, the head of the family who lost... See full summary »

Stars: Ivo Canelas, Francesc Garrido, Mela Casal, Cristovão Campos

Votes: 46

43. Olhos nos Olhos (2008–2009)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Stars: Paulo Pires, José Wallenstein, Bárbara Norton de Matos, Nuno Távora

Votes: 30

44. Alex Higgins: The People's Champion (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.6
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The rise and fall of the former world snooker champion, Alex Higgins.

Director: Jason Bernard | Stars: James Nesbitt, Bill Borrows, Ann Brown, Steve Davis

Votes: 24

45. Bankett für Achilles (1975)

89 min | Drama

7.0
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Karl Achilles has been working at the Bitterfeld chemical plant ever since he helped build it up in 1945. Now he is 65 years old and the time has come for him to retire. The movie depicts ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Gräf | Stars: Erwin Geschonneck, Elsa Grube-Deister, Jutta Wachowiak, Carl Heinz Choynski

Votes: 20

46. Predicaments 2: The Halloween Trap (2000 Video)

50 min | Adventure, Horror

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The hostess of a late night horror show invites her chief competitor to a Halloween party. The ladies soon engage in a competitive game of "tie-up and escape" which becomes a little too ... See full summary »

Director: Oak O'Kork | Stars: Lilli White, Samantha Sterlyng, Tanya Danielle

47. Bambinot (1984– )

60 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Stars: Josef Abrhám, Eliska Balzerová, Petr Cepek, Milos Kopecký

Votes: 35

48. Vyvrazdení rodiny Greenu (2002 TV Movie)

88 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Director: Jirí Strach | Stars: Josef Somr, Jirí Dvorák, Viktor Preiss, Alois Svehlík

Votes: 20

49. Henry Cleans Up (1979)

12 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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Director: Digby Turpin | Stars: Carol Cleveland, Dick Graham, Terry Jones, Tommy Mann

Votes: 8

50. Ortel (2000 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Frantisek Filip | Stars: Václav Postránecký, Radovan Lukavský, Ludek Munzar, Radoslav Brzobohatý

Votes: 5



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