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1. Gods of Egypt (2016)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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25 Metascore

Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Chadwick Boseman

Votes: 98,224 | Gross: $31.15M

2. Spotlight (I) (2015)

R | 129 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.1
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93 Metascore

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Director: Tom McCarthy | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 379,598 | Gross: $45.06M

3. The Name of the Rose (2019– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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In 1327, an enlightened friar and his young apprentice investigate a series of mysterious deaths at an abbey risking the wrath of a powerful Inquisitor. Television adaptation of Umberto Eco's novel 'The Name of the Rose'.

Stars: John Turturro, Rupert Everett, Damian Hardung, Fabrizio Bentivoglio

Votes: 1,834

4. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock

Votes: 254,685 | Gross: $47.40M

5. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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72 Metascore

An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 12,581

6. Red Dragon (2002)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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60 Metascore

A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 235,867 | Gross: $93.15M

7. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.0
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Del Negro

Votes: 48,130

8. Steins;Gate (2011–2015)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.8
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After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai, Kana Hanazawa, Ashly Burch

Votes: 35,638

9. The Wave (2008)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.

Director: Dennis Gansel | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Frederick Lau, Max Riemelt, Jennifer Ulrich

Votes: 96,983

10. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Not Rated | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Votes: 51,817

11. The Shadow (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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In 1930s New York City, the Shadow battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan, who is building an atomic bomb.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Peter Boyle

Votes: 22,068 | Gross: $32.06M

12. The One (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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25 Metascore

A rogue Multiverse agent goes on a manhunt for versions of himself, getting stronger with each kill. With only one version remaining, he races against the clock to finish him and become "The One."

Director: James Wong | Stars: Jet Li, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo, Jason Statham

Votes: 86,298 | Gross: $43.91M

13. American Splendor (2003)

R | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Shari Springer Berman, Harvey Pekar, Chris Ambrose

Votes: 46,076 | Gross: $6.00M

14. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 123,430 | Gross: $119.19M

15. My Best Fiend (1999)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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70 Metascore

In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Justo González

Votes: 9,743 | Gross: $0.10M

16. The Stunt Man (1980)

R | 131 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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77 Metascore

A fugitive stumbles on a movie set just when they need a new stunt man, takes the job as a way to hide out and falls for the leading lady.

Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey, Allen Garfield

Votes: 8,185 | Gross: $7.06M

17. The Way West (1967)

Approved | 122 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.2
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42 Metascore

In 1843, a former U.S. Senator leads a wagon train of settlers to Oregon, but his megalomania leads to growing dissatisfaction with his leadership.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Richard Widmark, Lola Albright

Votes: 2,218

18. All the King's Men (1949)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek

Votes: 12,267

19. The Naked Edge (1961)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Gary Cooper, Deborah Kerr, Eric Portman, Diane Cilento

Votes: 905

20. Never Too Young to Die (1986)

R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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A top secret Agent is murdered, so his estranged son, a high school gymnast, teams up with his dad's attractive female partner to stop the psychopathic hermaphroditic gang leader who killed him, and now plans a major terrorist attack.

Director: Gil Bettman | Stars: John Stamos, Vanity, Gene Simmons, George Lazenby

Votes: 1,359

21. Battle Royale II (2003)

Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.

Directors: Kenta Fukasaku, Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ai Maeda, Shûgo Oshinari, Ayana Sakai

Votes: 18,685

22. Macbeth (1948)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 5,870

23. 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: 4,858

24. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 192 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The real-life story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Reverend Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Powers Boothe, Ned Beatty, Irene Cara, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 1,244

25. Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012 Video)

R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.1
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Researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a team of masked storm troopers. They are dragged deep underground to a hidden continent in the center of the earth. Here Nazi survivors, their ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph J. Lawson | Stars: Dominique Swain, Jake Busey, Joshua Michael Allen, Christopher Karl Johnson

Votes: 3,417

26. The Ghost Ship (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Tom Merriam signs on the ship Altair as third officer under Captain Stone. At first things look good, Stone sees Merriam as a younger version of himself and Merriam sees Stone as the first ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Richard Dix, Russell Wade, Edith Barrett, Ben Bard

Votes: 2,797

27. 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: 3,325

28. Dr. Cyclops (1940)

Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

6.4
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A mad scientist working in the South American jungle miniaturizes his colleagues when he feels his megalomania is threatened.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Albert Dekker, Thomas Coley, Janice Logan, Charles Halton

Votes: 2,055

29. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Passed | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

Votes: 3,135

30. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Skirt-chasing SIC agent Craig Gamble and millionaire bachelor Todd Armstrong set out to foil mad scientist Dr. Goldfoot's plot to use his army of bikini-clad robots to seduce wealthy men into signing over their assets.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart

Votes: 1,887

31. 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

32. Nijinsky (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant, but headstrong ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Bates, George De La Pena, Leslie Browne, Alan Badel

Votes: 609

33. Oh Darling Yeh Hai India (1995)

160 min | Comedy

4.2
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Miss India and an aspiring actor spend a night together roaming the streets of Mumbai and unwittingly clash paths with a megalomaniacal gangster planning to take over India.

Director: Ketan Mehta | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepa Sahi, Javed Jaffrey, Anupam Kher

Votes: 1,458

34. The Nazis: A Warning from History (1997– )

292 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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An examination of how a cultured people could have allowed Adolf Hitler's rise to power.

Stars: Samuel West, Adolf Buchner, Jutta Rüdiger, Günther Ruschin

Votes: 1,480

35. War of the Century (1999– )

200 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Documentary examining Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941.

Stars: Samuel West, Israel Abelesz, Viktor Anfilov, Vladlen Antsishkin

Votes: 404

36. Agent Aika (1997– )

Unrated | 210 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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From the creator of Project A-Ko! She's sexy, suave and sophisticated, but she's no bimbo. She's a martial arts expert and a jet fighter pilot with the body of a supermodel.

Stars: Rei Sakuma, Hiroko Konishi, Tarô Arakawa, Rei Asahina

Votes: 527

37. Amin: The Rise and Fall (1981)

R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
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The chronicle of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his tyranic rule from 1971 to his overthrow in 1979.

Director: Sharad Patel | Stars: Joseph Olita, Thomas Baptiste, Leonard Trolley, Geoffrey Keen

Votes: 379

38. Narasimha (1991)

Not Rated | 214 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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Narasimha a young and captive man lives a middle class life with his family in a quite neighbor hood. He gets his beautiful sister marry to an eligible young man in there vicinity. On the ... See full summary »

Director: N. Chandra | Stars: Sunny Deol, Dimple Kapadia, Urmila Matondkar, Ravi Behl

Votes: 360

39. Hollywood Joker (2008)

6 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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The Joker crashes a meeting of Hollywood power brokers who are planning the recasting of The Joker role.

Director: Marc Cinquanta | Stars: Robert Babish, Matt Cinquanta, Gary Davis, John Matthews

Votes: 48

40. Valerie (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Western

5.9
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After the American Civil War, former Union Major John Garth marries pretty settler Valerie but tragedy strikes and the two spouses end up in court where they give two different conflicting accounts of their marriage.

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Anita Ekberg, Anthony Steel, Peter Walker

Votes: 214

41. Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge (1997 Video)

TV-14 | 180 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.7
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In another world, another time, all the old legends of vampires...of ghosts...of werewolves...and all manner of things that go bump in the night...are real. And as all the old legends make ... See full summary »

Directors: Masashi Ikeda, Satoshi Ikeda | Stars: Paul Dobson, Unshô Ishizuka, Kathleen Barr, Akiko Yajima

Votes: 297

42. The Secret of Steel City (1979)

85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Two scientists use their inherited fortune differently. One designs a beautiful town called Fortuna, while the second builds huge factories to make munitions known as Steel City.

Director: Ludvík Ráza | Stars: Jaromír Hanzlík, Martin Ruzek, Josef Vinklár, Jan Potmesil

Votes: 219

43. Little Witch on a Broomstick (2011)

90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

3.2
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A sequel to a cult Czech fantasy comedy The Girl on the Broomstick (1972). Once upon a time, there was a young and very stubborn pupil of magic, Saxana (Petra Cernocká), who escaped from ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Petra Cernocká, Jan Hrusínský, Jirina Bohdalová, Helena Novackova

Votes: 161

44. The Mad Genius (1931)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.4
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A crippled man finds a boy and vows to make him a great dancer.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Charles Butterworth, Donald Cook

Votes: 511

45. The Goebbels Experiment (2005)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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67 Metascore

Through archival footage and dramatic readings of his personal writings, the life of Nazi Germany's Propaganda Minister, Josef Goebbels, is examined.

Director: Lutz Hachmeister | Stars: Udo Samel, Kenneth Branagh, Heinrich Brüning, Winston Churchill

Votes: 932 | Gross: $0.05M

46. Tierra del fuego (2000)

108 min | Drama

5.1
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The chronicles of the Romanian engineer Julius Popper, a nationalized Argentine and one of the principle actors in the genocide of the Selk'nam, one of the indigenous peoples who inhabited the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago.

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Ornella Muti, Tamara Acosta, Nelson Villagra

Votes: 148

47. The Himmler Project (2000)

182 min | Documentary

8.4
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The speech of Heinrich Himmler, held on Oct. 4th, 1943 in front of 92 SS generals at the castle Posen, read by Manfred Zapatka.

Director: Romuald Karmakar | Star: Manfred Zapatka

Votes: 112

48. Mulouk Al-Tawa'ef (2005 TV Movie)

Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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Director: Hatem Ali | Stars: Sulaf Fawakhrji, Ayman Zeidan

Votes: 63

49. Martial Law 9/11: Rise of the Police State (2005)

156 min | Documentary, War

7.1
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Director: Alex Jones | Stars: Osama bin Laden, Wolf Blitzer, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 788

50. Spin (1995)

57 min | Documentary

7.9
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Pirated satellite feeds revealing U.S. media personalities' contemptuous plans for their viewers come full circle in Spin. TV out-takes appropriated from network satellite feeds unravel the... See full summary »

Director: Brian Springer | Stars: Larry Agran, Jim Bakker, Bill Beutel, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 463



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