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1. Baywatch (1989–2001)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.2
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At a Los Angeles beach, a team of lifeguards led by Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon save lives, deal with personal dramas, fight crime and participate in over the top adventures on a daily basis.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Yasmine Bleeth, Jeremy Jackson

Votes: 23,016

2. Les Misérables (2012)

PG-13 | 158 min | Drama, History, Musical

7.6
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63 Metascore

In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

Votes: 288,495 | Gross: $148.81M

3. Tangled (2010)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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71 Metascore

The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.

Directors: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard | Stars: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman

Votes: 371,201 | Gross: $200.82M

4. Moulin Rouge! (2001)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.6
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66 Metascore

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 253,528 | Gross: $57.39M

5. Excalibur (1981)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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56 Metascore

Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 54,031 | Gross: $34.97M

6. The Cowboys (1972)

GP | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.4
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52 Metascore

Rancher Wil Andersen is forced to hire inexperienced boys as cowhands in order to get his herd to market on time but the rough drive is full of dangers and a gang of cattle rustlers is trailing them.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst

Votes: 12,178 | Gross: $7.50M

7. J. Edgar (2011)

R | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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59 Metascore

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

Votes: 116,693 | Gross: $37.31M

8. Body of Evidence (1992)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

4.5
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A lawyer defends a woman accused of killing her older lover by having sex with him.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer

Votes: 13,116 | Gross: $13.28M

9. Agora (2009)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 62,046 | Gross: $0.62M

10. Ninja Scroll (1993)

Not Rated | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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A vagabond swordsman is aided by a beautiful ninja girl and a crafty spy in confronting a demonic clan of killers - with a ghost from his past as their leader - who are bent on overthrowing the Tokugawa Shogunate.

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri | Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Emi Shinohara, Takeshi Aono, Osamu Saka

Votes: 32,010

11. Rabid (1977)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

Votes: 13,833

12. Cell 211 (2009)

113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.

Director: Daniel Monzón | Stars: Luis Tosar, Alberto Ammann, Antonio Resines, Manuel Morón

Votes: 59,974

13. Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998–1999)

40 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament.

Stars: Paolo Montalban, Daniel Bernhardt, Kristanna Loken, Tracy Douglas

Votes: 3,853

14. Talk Radio (1988)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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66 Metascore

A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Eric Bogosian, Ellen Greene, Leslie Hope, John C. McGinley

Votes: 11,707 | Gross: $3.47M

15. I'm Not Ashamed (2016)

PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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31 Metascore

The true story of Rachel Joy Scott - the first student killed in the Columbine High School shooting on April 20, 1999.

Director: Brian Baugh | Stars: Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Cameron McKendry, Terri Minton

Votes: 2,853 | Gross: $2.08M

16. The Mirror Crack'd (1980)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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Miss Marple comes to solve the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis, Rock Hudson, Geraldine Chaplin

Votes: 6,210

17. Zankyou No Terror (2014)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Tokyo has been decimated by a terrorist attack, and the only clue to the culprit's identity is a bizarre internet video. While paranoia spreads, two mysterious children form "Sphinx," a ... See full summary »

Stars: Kaito Ishikawa, Sôma Saitô, Atsumi Tanezaki, Shunsuke Sakuya

Votes: 6,324

18. Struck by Lightning (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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41 Metascore

A high schooler recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine.

Director: Brian Dannelly | Stars: Chris Colfer, Rebel Wilson, Christina Hendricks, Dermot Mulroney

Votes: 14,128 | Gross: $0.02M

19. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Passed | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan

Votes: 18,490

20. Veronica Guerin (2003)

R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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55 Metascore

An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 18,192 | Gross: $1.57M

21. Asylum (2005)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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51 Metascore

A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Sean Harris, Marton Csokas, Ian McKellen

Votes: 4,633 | Gross: $0.37M

22. Avengers Grimm (2015 Video)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.7
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When Rumpelstiltskin destroys the Magic Mirror and escapes to the modern world, the four princesses of "Once Upon a Time"-Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and Rapunzel-are sucked ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy M. Inman | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Lauren Parkinson, Lou Ferrigno, Milynn Sarley

Votes: 2,141

23. In Dreams (1999)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

5.5
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A suburban housewife learns that she has a dreamworld connection to a serial murderer, and must stop him from killing again.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Sagona, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 11,815 | Gross: $12.02M

24. The Good Nanny (2017 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Thriller

5.2
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When strong-willed Summer Pratt takes a job at a beautiful estate as the new nanny to a sweet but sad little girl named Sophie, she soon starts to suspect something is very wrong with the ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Helgren | Stars: Briana Evigan, Ellen Hollman, Peter Porte, Sophie Guest

Votes: 468

25. Curse of the Ring (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 184 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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The legend of Siegfried and Brunhild, loosely based on characters from the Norse sagas and the pre-Christian Germanic heroic motifs outlined in the Nibelungensaga.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Kristanna Loken, Alicia Witt, Julian Sands

Votes: 8,980

26. The Warlords (2007)

R | 126 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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70 Metascore

Set in China in the 1860's during the Taiping Rebellion, the story is based on the assassination of Ma Xinyi in 1870. Loyalist General Qingyun is the only survivor of a battle with ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Wai Man Yip | Stars: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jinglei Xu

Votes: 24,995 | Gross: $0.13M

27. Isadora (1968)

M | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards, John Fraser

Votes: 1,992

28. Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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67 Metascore

All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.

Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Zoë Tapper, Robert Lang

Votes: 3,000 | Gross: $0.07M

29. I Want to Live! (1958)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 5,285

30. The Fire Within (1963)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.0
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Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Maurice Ronet, Léna Skerla, Yvonne Clech, Hubert Deschamps

Votes: 7,141

31. Violent City (1970)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Charles Bronson, Telly Savalas, Jill Ireland, Umberto Orsini

Votes: 2,059

32. Little Big Soldier (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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An old soldier kidnaps a young General of an enemy state and takes him on a long journey to collect the reward.

Director: Sheng Ding | Stars: Jackie Chan, Leehom Wang, Sung-jun Yoo, Peng Lin

Votes: 13,893

33. Eugénie (1973)

X | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, lives with her stepfather, a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Paul Muller, Andrea Montchal, Greta Schmidt

Votes: 821

34. Le Doulos (1962)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly, René Lefèvre

Votes: 7,942 | Gross: $0.08M

35. Spy Time (2015)

93 min | Action, Comedy

6.0
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Adolfo, a thirty something security guard, is going through a bad patch. Not only his lifetime girlfriend has just to finished with him to be a guy with no ambition but, moreover, he ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Ruiz Caldera | Stars: Imanol Arias, Quim Gutiérrez, Alexandra Jiménez, Berto Romero

Votes: 3,441

36. House of Voices (2004)

R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.0
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In 1958, in the French Alp, the young servant Anna Jurin arrives in Saint Ange Orphanage to work with Helena while the orphans moved to new families with the administrator Francard. Anna, ... See full summary »

Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Lou Doillon, Catriona MacColl, Dorina Lazar

Votes: 4,192

37. Joan of Arc (1948)

Approved | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.4
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The abbreviated life of the 15th Century French heroine.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 2,501

38. Sangharsh (1999)

Not Rated | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A rookie CBI officer must enlist the help of an incarcerated criminal in order to catch a serial child killer, who has recently escaped police custody.

Director: Tanuja Chandra | Stars: Preity Zinta, Akshay Kumar, Ashutosh Rana, Vishwajeet Pradhan

Votes: 4,812

39. The Strange Woman (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.7
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In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman.

Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Douglas Sirk | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 1,463

40. Deewaar (1975)

174 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Nirupa Roy, Parveen Babi

Votes: 9,129

41. I... For Icarus (1979)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Conspiracy thriller inspired by the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. After a fictional president is assassinated, a determined, tough prosecutor investigates the emerging conspiracy behind it.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Yves Montand, Michel Albertini, Roland Amstutz, Jean-Pierre Bagot

Votes: 3,253

42. A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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On the Russian front in 1944 German Private Ernst Graeber receives a leave and visits his family in Germany but Germany isn't the same country he left behind.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: John Gavin, Liselotte Pulver, Jock Mahoney, Don DeFore

Votes: 2,573

43. Piccadilly (1929)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Crime

7.2
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89 Metascore

A young Chinese woman, working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club's main act which soon leads to a plot of betrayal, forbidden love and murder.

Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: Gilda Gray, Anna May Wong, Jameson Thomas, Cyril Ritchard

Votes: 1,230

44. Righting Wrongs (1986)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan a lawyer, angry at the way the law seems to protect the bad guys, he decides to take the law into his own hands when a key witness and his entire family are ... See full summary »

Director: Corey Yuen | Stars: Biao Yuen, Cynthia Rothrock, Melvin Wong, Roy Chiao

Votes: 1,011

45. Beyond the Forest (1949)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.0
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Resentful of her small-town life, a married woman schemes to run off with a rich businessman.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, David Brian, Ruth Roman

Votes: 1,985

46. The Last Adventure (1967)

M | 112 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about... See full summary »

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Alain Delon, Lino Ventura, Joanna Shimkus, Serge Reggiani

Votes: 2,570

47. Regular Lovers (2005)

183 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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76 Metascore

1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Julien Lucas, Eric Rulliat

Votes: 2,534

48. The Pyx (1973)

R | 108 min | Horror, Thriller, Crime

5.5
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A detective investigating the death of a heroin-addicted prostitute uncovers evidence pointing to the existence of a murderous devil cult.

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Karen Black, Christopher Plummer, Donald Pilon, Jean-Louis Roux

Votes: 693

49. Mr. Freedom (1968)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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Mr. Freedom is an all-American superhero that destroys everyone who even remotely disagrees with imperialism. The film accounts his latest assignment to save France from being taken over by the commies.

Director: William Klein | Stars: John Abbey, Delphine Seyrig, Donald Pleasence, Jean-Claude Drouot

Votes: 935

50. Bullets or Ballots (1936)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton MacLane, Humphrey Bogart

Votes: 2,324



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