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1. Annabelle: Creation (2017)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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62 Metascore

Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll-maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they become the target of the doll-maker's possessed creation, Annabelle.

Director: David F. Sandberg | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Samara Lee, Miranda Otto, Brad Greenquist

Votes: 102,687 | Gross: $102.09M

2. Apostle (2018)

TV-MA | 130 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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62 Metascore

In 1905, a drifter on a dangerous mission to rescue his kidnapped sister tangles with a sinister religious cult on an isolated island.

Director: Gareth Evans | Stars: Dan Stevens, Richard Elfyn, Paul Higgins, Bill Milner

Votes: 36,115

3. Carrie (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror

5.9
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53 Metascore

A shy girl, outcasted by her peers and sheltered by her religious mother, unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday

Votes: 128,817 | Gross: $35.27M

4. Center Stage (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.7
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52 Metascore

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Amanda Schull, Ethan Stiefel, Sascha Radetsky, Christine Dunham

Votes: 18,077 | Gross: $17.17M

5. The Happy Prince (2018)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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64 Metascore

The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.

Director: Rupert Everett | Stars: Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett

Votes: 3,888 | Gross: $0.47M

6. Riphagen (2016)

131 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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The story about Riphagen, a cunning Dutch traitor during WW2 who helped Nazi round up Jews, stealing their treasures for himself. He destroyed Resistance groups, making many who pursued justice after the war look like fools.

Director: Pieter Kuijpers | Stars: Lisa Zweerman, Sigrid ten Napel, Jeroen van Koningsbrugge, Huub Smit

Votes: 5,233

7. The Birdcatcher (2019)

TV-PG | 100 min | Drama, History, Thriller

4.7
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A Jewish girl Esther is forced to conceal her identity as a boy on a Nazi-Norwegian farm. Plotting her escape to Sweden, her daily challenge to keep her true identity a secret, leads to a series of choices and consequences.

Director: Ross Clarke | Stars: August Diehl, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Laura Birn, Johannes Kuhnke

Votes: 384

8. Blackadder the Third (1987)

TV-PG | 180 min | Comedy

8.6
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In the Regency era, Mr E. Blackadder serves as butler to the foppish numskull Prince George amidst the fads and crazes of the time.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson Wood

Votes: 38,898

9. La Famille Bélier (2014)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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A girl, who lives with her deaf parents, discovers that she has the gift of singing.

Director: Eric Lartigau | Stars: Karin Viard, François Damiens, Eric Elmosnino, Louane Emera

Votes: 22,867

10. Closeness (2017)

118 min | Drama

6.9
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In the late-1990s squalid town of Nalchik, a poor young Jewish couple is kidnapped and a grievous ransom is demanded, as bitter resentments and cruel dilemmas come to light, magnifying the small community's grave predicament.

Director: Kantemir Balagov | Stars: Atrem Cipin, Olga Dragunova, Veniamin Kac, Anna Levit

Votes: 2,028

11. Peranbu (2018)

Not Rated | 147 min | Drama

9.1
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A single father tries to raise his daughter, who has cerebral palsy, even as she is beginning to wake up to her sexuality.

Directors: Ram, Amudhavan Karuppiah, Anjana Krishnakumar | Stars: Mammootty, Sadhana, Anjali, Anjali Ameer

Votes: 11,072

12. Appassionata (1974)

96 min | Drama

5.4
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Two teenage friends conspire to find out how much their youthful sensuality can disrupt one of their households, headed by a dentist and his mentally-ill wife.

Director: Gianluigi Calderone | Stars: Gabriele Ferzetti, Ornella Muti, Eleonora Giorgi, Ninetto Davoli

Votes: 421

13. Perfect Opposites (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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The story of two college graduates from the Midwest who move to Los Angeles, where their love is tested for the first time.

Director: Matt Cooper | Stars: Martin Henderson, Piper Perabo, Jason Winer, Andrew Keegan

Votes: 1,302

14. The King's Case Note (2017)

114 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.4
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A clever King and his brilliant chronicle keeper hunt for the truth behind a crime that threatens the throne and the stability of the country.

Director: Hyun-Sung Moon | Stars: Sun-kyun Lee, Jae-hong Ahn, Hee-won Kim, Jin-mo Joo

Votes: 221 | Gross: $0.09M

15. Periods. (2012)

R | 72 min | Comedy

7.6
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Featurung Zachary Quinto (Star Trek 2, Margin Call), Penn Badgley (Easy A, Gossip Girl), Willie Garson (White Collar), and youtube star Grace Helbig, this raucous comedy chronicles the ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Quinaz | Stars: Philip Quinaz, Alison Fyhrie, A.M. Lukas, Brian Shoaf

Votes: 78

16. A Dolphin in Our Lake

Drama | Pre-production

In Ohio 1942, a cash-strapped farmer is about to be foreclosed on by an unscrupulous banker and must believe his young son has seen a dolphin in their small farm lake or lose everything he holds most dear.

Director: Adrian Carr | Star: Noah Wyle

17. 40

Drama, Thriller | Filming

After receiving 40-acres, an ex-slave family battles man and myth to uncover the truth behind their land.

Directors: M.J. Anderson, T. Huff | Stars: Imani Hakim, Graham Patrick Martin, Brad Carter, Laya DeLeon Hayes

18. Abraham's Boys (2009)

16 min | Short, Horror

6.0
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Abraham van Helsing - infamous, angry, brilliant - is a man haunted by the darkest of secrets... secrets that he will, one cold night just after the turn of the century, unfold at last to ... See full summary »

Director: Dorothy Street | Stars: T.R. Shields III, Troy Jones, Dalton O'Dell, Jaclyn Carmichael

Votes: 39

19. The Tales of Para Handy (1994–1995)

50 min | Comedy

8.1
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Comedic adventures of a Clyde puffer ship.

Stars: Gregor Fisher, Rikki Fulton, Sean Scanlan, Andrew Fairlie

Votes: 79

20. Little Miss Period (2019)

75 min | Comedy

5.9
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A sentient period goes around harassing women at their time of the month.

Director: Shunsuke Shinada | Stars: Miyu Andô, Mitsuhiro Fujiwara, Yuriko Hirooka, Manami Iida

Votes: 23

21. Day Night Day Night (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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61 Metascore

A 19-year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber in Times Square. She speaks with a nondescript American accent, and it's impossible to pinpoint her ethnicity. We never learn why she ... See full summary »

Director: Julia Loktev | Stars: Luisa Williams, Josh Philip Weinstein, Gareth Saxe, Nyambi Nyambi

Votes: 2,089 | Gross: $0.03M

22. Dollface (2014)

Not Rated | 94 min | Horror

3.2
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A group of college students researching Dorchester Stewart, better known as the infamous killer Crinoline Head, return to the scene of the horrific murders that happened in 1996.

Director: Tommy Faircloth | Stars: Debbie Rochon, Christian James, Gunner Willis, Suzie Haines

Votes: 338

23. Tampoo (2020)

5 min | Short, Comedy

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A young woman on a hot date is having the worst period of her life.

Director: Zara Burdett | Stars: Vivian Benitez, Rushi Kota

24. Today Is Maria's Day (2005)

Drama, Fantasy, Musical

8.3
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Running away from her abusive father, a little but brave and bold girl goes through a journey of magic and fantasy, lurked by a demonic trickster.

Stars: Letícia Sabatella, Rodrigo Santoro, Osmar Prado, Daniel de Oliveira

Votes: 309

25. The Secret Path (2014)

Unrated | 77 min | Fantasy, History, Mystery

3.2
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A love story. Theo and Frank are on the run from the British Navy in the early 1800's. They hide in the grounds of an abandoned country house and discover it's more than the living they're running from.

Director: Richard Mansfield | Stars: Darren Bransford, Henry Regan, Miguel Campbell-Lewis, Daniel Mansfield

Votes: 124

26. Califórnia (2015)

85 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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São Paulo, 1984. Estela gets through the troubled phase of adolescence. Sex, love, friendship; everything looks too complicated. Her personal refuge is her uncle Carlos and the trip to ... See full summary »

Director: Marina Person | Stars: Clara Gallo, Caio Horowicz, Caio Blat, Giovanni Gallo

Votes: 577

27. Men's Room (2018)

Short, Drama, Thriller

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In this suspenseful drama set in the 1960s, two high school students are trapped in a school bathroom during a tragedy.

Director: Jordan Cooper | Stars: Joshua Salvador, Christopher Dylan White, Derek Martin, Reid Sinclair

28. The Holy Inquisition (1974)

127 min | Drama, History

7.1
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Gaspar de Carvajal, a Dominican, has not seen his family since the age of 10 when he was sent away to pursue the religious life. He attends the funeral of his father, where he notices that ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Jorge Luke, Diana Bracho, Claudio Brook, Ana Mérida

Votes: 81

29. Pandora's Box (II) (2019)

75 min | Documentary

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Lifting the lid on menstruation.

Director: Rebecca Snow

30. Hanra honban: Joshidaisei bôkô-hen (1990)

59 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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An alienated young man is desperate to find a way to pay his bills. Financial relief arrives in the form of anonymous e-mails directing him to rape women for money, photographing the crimes as evidence of his work.

Director: Hisayasu Satô | Stars: Sayoko Nakajima, Tôru Nakane, Aiko Shindô, Kiyomi Itô

Votes: 18

31. Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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A cartoonist draws faces and figures on a blackboard - and they come to life.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 1,040

32. 32 Brinkburn Street (2011)

45 min | Drama

7.6
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Drama about the lives of two generations of a family who lived in the same house in Manchester, one generation in 1931 and the other in 2011.

Stars: Rebecca Callard, Maggie Steed, Raffey Cassidy, Jack Deam

Votes: 91

33. L'Arpège (2019)

15 min | Short, Drama

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After locking herself from the outside world, Élyse, a former deaf pianist, begins to perceive the sounds around her as rays of colour. Yet, this gift is not as radiant as it seems. Through... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Maheu | Stars: Marie Duprez-Pannetrat, Natasha Quirke, Laura Ross, Federico Angel

34. The Abandoned (1945)

103 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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A young woman, abandoned by her womanizing fiancé, is forced to provide for the upbringing of her son and combat the difficulties of being an unmarried mother during the strife of early 20-... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Fernández | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, Víctor Junco, Paco Fuentes

Votes: 124

35. The Blue Virgin (2018)

34 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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The Blue Virgin is a drama set in the sixties about Thomas, refined and wealthy, who treats his beautiful young wife Nathalie to a trip to sunny France. When she suddenly disappears in a ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Klok | Stars: Pierre Bokma, Sytske van der Ster, Léonard Barkley, Tatiana Chiline

Votes: 13

36. The Darkest Nothing: Paraphrenia

105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror | Filming

Addicted to violent disturbing images and videos on the Dark Web, Judy is in desperate need of help. Her psychiatrist William tries a unique method on Judy that takes her deep inside her most brutal fantasies, she participates in everything she thought it was just creepy pasta, until she realizes that William does something else with her.

Director: Filip Halo | Stars: Vanessa Barre, Filip Halo, Kristina Kostiv, Ulrich Günther

37. Sandook (2015)

160 min | Comedy, Thriller

7.1
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Sandook is a Marathi movie starring Sumeet Raghvan and Bharagavi Chirmuley in lead roles. it is a satirical comic thriller set in pre independence era in a small town. The main protagonist ... See full summary »

Director: Atul Kale | Stars: Vidyadhar Bhave, Bhargavi Chirmuley, Rahul Gore, J. Brandon Hill

Votes: 96

38. O Meu Sangue (2020)

Documentary

On average, half of the world's population menstruates, will menstruate or menstruated. Despite its normality, this subject is still kept in private life. If we don't speak about it or if we don't see it, it doesn't exist.

39. So Much Yellow (2017)

11 min | Short, Drama

9.6
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Set in the 1960s this is the story of a road trip that changed a family's life forever.

Director: Erica Milsom | Stars: Kayline Gavenda, Otto Gavenda, Sofia I. Keenan Ilizaliturri, Andy Strong

Votes: 52

40. The Mustachioed Bandit Meets His End (2007)

71 min | Western

8.1
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An injured gunslinger unknowingly seeks redemption as he attempts to help the very people who tried to kill him.

Director: Paul Blair | Stars: Cazimir Milostan, Doug Swim, Ory McCormick, Megan Boone

Votes: 8

41. Pink Tush Girl (1978)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Yuko's boyfriend dumps her just after they have her first sexual experience, so she runs away from her Tokyo home to the western coast of Japan in order to straighten out her feelings. ... See full summary »

Director: Kôyû Ohara | Stars: Jun Takahashi, Yûya Uchida, Kaori Takeda, Ako

Votes: 35

42. Blood Brothers (I) (2017)

15 min | Short, Action, Drama

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When a young British soldier deserts his battalion in the heat of World War I, he must seek refuge in a nearby barn only to find an unexpected threat.

Director: Max Chernov | Stars: Cameron Cowperthwaite, Declan Michael Laird, Kyle Matthew, Alex Szemetylo

43. La isla mínima: Making of (2015 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Director: Luis Melgar | Stars: Alberto Rodríguez, Raúl Arévalo, Javier Gutiérrez, Antonio de la Torre

Votes: 63

44. Witchfinder (2013)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Horror

7.0
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A small community lives in fear of the satanic evil that festers within the dark forests that surround their small village. One night, a love-struck villager ventures into the oppressive ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Clarke | Stars: Dave Juehring, Valerie Meachum, Travis Worthey, Nicole Kilmer

Votes: 39

45. Napoleon (II)

History, War | Pre-production

Searing, long-form account of how an unknown Corsican artillery officer transformed France from a bankrupt revolutionary regime into the most feared military power in the world.

46. Ken ki (1965)

83 min | Action, Drama

7.1
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Hanpei is an orphan mistreated by other vassals of the manor. He loves flowers and is named the castle gardener. One day in the forest he meets a samurai who teaches him his technique. To ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Michiko Sugata, Kei Satô, Ryûtarô Gomi

Votes: 236

47. The Case of Mary Ford (2013)

22 min | Short, Drama, History

7.1
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Greece, 1910. Maria is a young Greek girl in a fishing village on the Black Sea. The village match maker betroths her to a young fisherman Adonis, who is in partnership with the true object... See full summary »

Director: Ben Mole | Stars: Tamar Karabetyan, Branko Tomovic, Yannis Stankoglou, Dimitra Hatoupi

Votes: 14

48. Before Nightfall (2020)

15 min | Short, Horror | Completed

When a child is taken by the beast of Godwick, a young girl sets into the woods to find him only to endanger her and her families lives.

Director: Daniel Bushen | Stars: Ella Greenwood, Carey Thring, Jon Untersander, Frances Mather

49. The Rider (1954)

100 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Vicente Oroná | Stars: Martha Roth, Dagoberto Rodríguez, Miguel Arenas, Luis Beristáin

50. Morning Maggie (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A family lives in and runs a radio station in 1948, producing radio dramas, comedies and music shows while juggling their lives in a crowded postwar household.

Stars: Ellen Greene, Hank Azaria, Marita Geraghty, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 5



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