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1. Sausage Party (2016)

R | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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66 Metascore

A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence.

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Alistair Abell

Votes: 167,571 | Gross: $97.69M

2. Philomena (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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77 Metascore

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham

Votes: 91,248 | Gross: $37.71M

3. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

R | 114 min | Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.

Director: Peter Mullan | Stars: Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff

Votes: 25,227 | Gross: $4.89M

4. G.B.F. (2013)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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56 Metascore

What happens after Tanner is outed by his classmates and becomes the title "gay best friend" for three high school queen bees?

Director: Darren Stein | Stars: Michael J. Willett, Paul Iacono, Sasha Pieterse, Andrea Bowen

Votes: 10,360

5. Holy Hell (2016)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Drama

7.1
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64 Metascore

An inside look at Buddhafield, a West Hollywood cult formed by a charismatic teacher in the 1980s that eventually imploded.

Director: Will Allen | Stars: Will Allen, Dimitrius Pulido, Phillipe Coquet, David Christopher

Votes: 4,521 | Gross: $0.02M

6. Timbuktu (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, War

7.1
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92 Metascore

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed.

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako | Stars: Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki, Layla Walet Mohamed

Votes: 15,400 | Gross: $1.08M

7. Secret Sunshine (2007)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama

7.5
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84 Metascore

A woman moves to the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to fit in, another tragic event overturns her life.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Do-yeon Jeon, Kang-ho Song, Hye-jin Jang, Yeong-jin Jo

Votes: 6,288

8. As It Is in Heaven (2004)

Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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A famous int'l conductor returns to his small childhood town in northern Sweden for early retirement. He's asked to help with the church choir. He affects the lives of all in the choir.

Director: Kay Pollak | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Frida Hallgren, Helen Sjöholm, Lennart Jähkel

Votes: 15,719 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Love Is Strange (2014)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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82 Metascore

After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Charlie Tahan

Votes: 11,793 | Gross: $2.25M

10. The Secret (2016)

TV-MA | 45 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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The Secret is the story of a real-life double murder. James Nesbitt plays Colin Howell, a respectable dentist and pillar of the community, who became a killer in partnership with a Sunday ... See full summary »

Stars: James Nesbitt, Genevieve O'Reilly, Patrick O'Kane, Nina Woods

Votes: 1,843

11. Paradise: Faith (2012)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

6.8
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61 Metascore

A single woman in her 50's devotes her vacations to doing Catholic missionary work in Vienna, descending into violent self-punishment as part of her faith.

Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Maria Hofstätter, Nabil Saleh, René Rupnik, Natalya Baranova

Votes: 4,052 | Gross: $0.01M

12. Who Saw Her Die? (1972)

Not Rated | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) ... See full summary »

Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: George Lazenby, Anita Strindberg, Adolfo Celi, Dominique Boschero

Votes: 1,994

13. Don't Tell (2017)

110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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With help from a local lawyer, a young abuse survivor finds the courage to speak out when having a voice is her only option.

Director: Tori Garrett | Stars: Jack Thompson, Aden Young, Sara West, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 189

14. Brain Dead (2007)

95 min | Horror

5.1
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The story of six people caught in the unusual (except in horror films) predicament of being stranded in a deserted fishing lodge with a host of alien-infected, mutant amoeba-controlled zombies at their doorstep.

Director: Kevin Tenney | Stars: Joshua Benton, Sarah Grant Brendecke, David Crane, Andy Forrest

Votes: 1,043

15. It Happened at Nightmare Inn (1973)

PG | 83 min | Horror

5.8
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Two sisters running a small hotel in Spain kill female tourists whose morals do not meet their strict religious standards.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Aurora Bautista, Esperanza Roy, Judy Geeson, Víctor Barrera

Votes: 708

16. Summer and Smoke (1961)

Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Plain, repressed spinster falls for a dashing young medical student, but he prefers the wilder life, until it's too late.

Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Geraldine Page, Rita Moreno, Una Merkel

Votes: 1,693

17. Small Town Murder Songs (2010)

R | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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66 Metascore

A modern, gothic tale of crime and redemption about an aging police officer from a small Ontario Mennonite town who hides a violent past until a local murder upsets the calm of his newly reformed life.

Director: Ed Gass-Donnelly | Stars: Jill Hennessy, Amy Rutherford, Peter Stormare, Vladimir Bondarenko

Votes: 2,778 | Gross: $0.03M

18. Love Camp (1981)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime

3.7
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The young daughter of a US Senator is drawn into a hippie "free love" cult called "The Children of Light" by the blond boyfriend of the cult's leader, a mysterious and beautiful Asian woman... See full summary »

Director: Christian Anders | Stars: Laura Gemser, Christian Anders, Gabriele Tinti, Maximilian Wolters

Votes: 541

19. Revenge: A Love Story (2010)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Kit is a young man hunted by the police after a series of murders. A mystery unravels and out comes a story about revenge.

Director: Ching-Po Wong | Stars: Juno Mak, Sora Aoi, Tony Liu, Siu-Ho Chin

Votes: 1,510

20. Mass Appeal (1984)

PG | 99 min | Drama

6.7
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A popular Connecticut priest shields a seminary rebel from the wrath of a stern monsignor.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Zeljko Ivanek, Charles Durning, Louise Latham

Votes: 916 | Gross: $1.95M

21. Year of Enlightment (1986)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.9
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April, 1940. Manolo, 16 years old, and Jesus, who is just 8, are taken by their older brother Pepe, a lieutenant in the Army, to a sanatorium for children suffering from tuberculosis, ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Jorge Sanz, Maribel Verdú, Verónica Forqué, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 867

22. He Who Must Die (1957)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

7.5
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Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. ... See full summary »

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Grégoire Aslan, Gert Fröbe

Votes: 608

23. Return to Peyton Place (1961)

Approved | 123 min | Drama

5.9
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The residents of Peyton Place, New Hampshire, are not happy when its most famous denizen, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged... See full summary »

Director: José Ferrer | Stars: Carol Lynley, Jeff Chandler, Eleanor Parker, Mary Astor

Votes: 725

24. Third Man Out (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 99 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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A gay detective is hired to find who has been been threatening a notorious member of the gay community noted for outing people.

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Chad Allen, Sebastian Spence, Jack Wetherall, Woody Jeffreys

Votes: 972

25. Romans 8:37 (2017)

133 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Yeon-Shick Shin | Stars: Dong-gab Seo, Hyun-Ho Lee, Hong-il Choi, Sung-duk Hong

Votes: 5

26. Lalsalu (2001)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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In this tragic-comic study of religious hypocrisy, a disreputable cleric convinces villagers that their community is home to a famous holyman's grave.

Director: Tanvir Mokammel | Stars: Raisul Islam Asad, Munira Yusuf Memy, Chandni, Aly Zaker

Votes: 622

27. Things That Hang from Trees (2006)

R | 97 min | Drama

5.5
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Connie Mae is a single mother and lingerie model in a bible belt 1960's southern town, a one woman scandal. She struggles to keep her life afloat amongst judging small town eyes that both resent and love her beauty.

Director: Ido Mizrahy | Stars: Cooper Musgrove, Peter Gerety, Laila Robins, Daniel von Bargen

Votes: 197

28. God Loves Uganda (2013)

TV-14 | 83 min | Documentary

7.4
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77 Metascore

An account of the American Evangelicals' attempts to indoctrinate their Christian Right beliefs in Uganda.

Director: Roger Ross Williams

Votes: 1,136 | Gross: $0.05M

29. Kidnapped for Christ (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama, News

7.0
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A young evangelical filmmaker is granted unprecedented access inside a controversial Christian behavior modification program for teens, where she discovers shocking secrets and young ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Logan | Stars: David Wernsman, Tai Mathieu, Kate Logan, Dan Anderson

Votes: 926

30. I Love Vienna (1991)

104 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Houchang Allahyari | Stars: Fereydoun Farrokhzad, Dolores Schmidinger, Hanno Pöschl, Kouros Allahyari

Votes: 91

31. Prime Time (2016– )

30 min | Comedy, News

9.4
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Each week, Borna Sor and Domagoj Zovak analyze the latest scandals in Croatia, using their razor-sharp wit, biting satire and brutally honest, painfully poignant and truly heartfelt critique of widespread political and moral corruption.

Stars: Domagoj Zovak, Borna Sor, Jan Stih, Ivan Golubic

Votes: 60

32. Children of Nagasaki (1983)

128 min | Drama, War

6.9
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In Nagasaki, Japan, on 09 August 1945, at 11:02 AM, 80.000 dead and thousand of persons wounded or contaminated by radiation were victims of one of the most hideous crimes of the mankind ... See full summary »

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Gô Katô, Yukiyo Toake, Masatomo Nakabayashi, Mami Nishijima

Votes: 96

33. John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)

Not Rated | 75 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The story of 14th century John Wycliffe, AKA "The Morning Star of the Reformation", who was the first to translate the Bible into English.

Director: Tony Tew | Stars: Michael Bertenshaw, James Downie, Peter Howell, Barrie Cookson

Votes: 122

34. Hell's Bells: The Dangers of Rock 'N' Roll (1989 Video)

185 min | Documentary, Music

5.3
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Hell's Bells explores/examines ideas of seeming satanists and occultists looking for parallels within the world of secular rock music.

Directors: Erik Hollander, Eric Holmberg | Stars: AC/DC, Eric Holmberg, Led Zeppelin

Votes: 86

35. Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story (2013)

TV-MA | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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A look at the extraordinary world of Penthouse founder, visionary and provocateur Bob Guccione.

Director: Barry Avrich | Stars: Patrice Adcroft, Audrey Arnold, Peter Bloch, Joe Brooks

Votes: 342

36. Sa kabila ng lahat (1991)

122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A Newsreporter Is Involved In A Extra-Marital Affair With A City Mayor,However Things Starting To Get Worse When He Suffered A Heart Attack.The Scandal Shatters Her Career,And So Her Life ... See full summary »

Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Dina Bonnevie, Tonton Gutierrez, Nanette Medved, Celeste Legaspi

Votes: 8

37. Betty Bowers: America's Best Christian (2008– )

PG-13 | 5 min | Comedy

7.4
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Betty Bowers let's you know where you will spend eternity...in Hell.

Stars: Deven Green, Joel Bryant, Robert Stadd, Jean Black

Votes: 17

38. Movies of Color: Black Southern Cinema (2002 Video)

55 min | Documentary

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Film scholars discuss movies made by and for Blacks in the segregated America of the first half of the 20th century.

Director: Tom Thurman | Stars: Stanley Booth, John Cawelti, Bishetta Merritt, Charles Pace

39. The Hypocrite (2010)

25 min | Short, Drama

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A video how-to on sharing one's faith spurs a man to go into the streets of New Orleans to "try" out the technique. However, he fails miserably and finds himself in a crisis of faith. If he... See full summary »

Director: Wade Patterson | Star: Nick Perret

40. The 4th & The 5th (2014)

13 min | Short, Drama

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When religious protesters threaten to picket a fallen soldier's funeral, the mourning father must do what is necessary to give him the proper send off he deserves.

Director: David Novick | Stars: Greg Lucey, Mark Bowen, Joe Duffy, Edward H. Fletcher

41. The Passion of the Nun (2006)

3 min | Short, Comedy

1.4
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A Nun goes on a comical rampage to vanquish the evil around her neighborhood.

Director: Evgueni Mlodik | Stars: Yanina Imanova, Marina Iovcheva, Emil Imanov

Votes: 9

42. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: And I'm Joyce Kinney (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.1
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Lois becomes friends with the new news anchor, only to have her reveal Lois's most embarrassing secret on air.

Directors: Dominic Bianchi, James Purdum, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 946

43. Declassified (2004–2006)
Episode: Ayatollah Khomeini (2006)

Documentary, History

6.2
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Director: Kosh | Stars: Ervand Abrahamian, Madeleine Albright, Shaul Bakhash, Abolhassan Bani Sadr

Votes: 6

44. The Collector (2004–2006)
Episode: Beginnings (2005)

44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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The Devil trains Morgan to be the first Collector.

Director: J.B. Sugar | Stars: Chris Kramer, Sonya Salomaa, Christine Chatelain, Colin Cunningham

Votes: 9

45. Blue Mountain State (2010–2011)
Episode: Born Again (2010)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Sport

8.2
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The team becomes celibate in order to boost their performance on the field, but it backfires when Mary jo, out of frustration, stirs them into a frenzy.

Director: Fred Savage | Stars: Darin Brooks, Alan Ritchson, Frankie Shaw, Chris Romano

Votes: 292

46. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: Deacon Stan, Jesus Man (2005)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.3
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In an attempt to one up is neighbor, Stan runs for deacon of his church.

Directors: John Aoshima, Ron Hughart | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

Votes: 586

47. Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000– )
Episode: Palestinian Chicken (2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

9.3
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Larry plays the ultimate "social assassin" at a dinner party, on the golf course, and at a Palestinian restaurant with phenomenal chicken.

Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, Bob Einstein

Votes: 1,353

48. Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014– )
Episode: San Juan Puerto Rico Blows but San Juan Capistrano... (2019)

TV-14 | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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A nun from San Juan, Capistrano asks the Mystery Team to find out why the swallows have stopped returning to her mission from their annual migration. The gang first visits the wrong San Juan, and then ends up on L. Ron Hubbard's island.

Stars: Mike Tyson, Norm MacDonald, Rachel Ramras, Jim Rash

Votes: 25

49. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003–2010)
Episode: The Vatican (2009)

TV-MA | Comedy, Documentary

7.4
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Penn and Teller reveal what an evil organization the Vatican really is.

Directors: Star Price, Tim Rogan | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Pope Benedict XVI, Joelle Casteix

Votes: 81

50. Thriller (1960–1962)
Episode: The Watcher (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.8
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A schoolteacher and religious hypocrite takes a creepy interest in a handsome 20-year-old and the girl supposedly corrupting him. He murders her, but then discovers the young man has a more serious interest in another "corrupter".

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Boris Karloff, Martin Gabel, Stuart Erwin, Olive Sturgess

Votes: 145



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