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1. That Lady in Ermine (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

Circa 1861, Angelina, ruling countess of an Italian principality, is at a loss when invaded by a Hungarian army. Her lookalike ancestress Francesca, who saved a similar situation 300 years ... See full summary »

Directors: Ernst Lubitsch, Otto Preminger | Stars: Betty Grable, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Cesar Romero, Walter Abel

Votes: 598 | Gross: $1.41M

2. Justified (2010–2015)
Episode: Riverbrook (2010)

TV-MA | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Raylan hunts an escaped prisoner who is determined to reunite with his ex-wife...and his stashed fortune.

Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

Votes: 1,313

3. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: I'll Try to Fix You (2012)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

Will's new idealism leads him to be playing into the hands of the tabloid press determined to discredit him.

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,855

4. Carnage (2011)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly

Votes: 112,640 | Gross: $2.55M

5. Barbara (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

86 Metascore

A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital.

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Rainer Bock, Christina Hecke

Votes: 11,507

6. The Hoodlum (1919)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy

A spoiled young rich girl is forced by misfortune to fight for survival in the slums and alleys, where she becomes involved with all manner of unpleasantness.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Mary Pickford, Ralph Lewis, Kenneth Harlan, T.D. Crittenden

Votes: 899

7. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Fantasy

58 Metascore

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

Votes: 725,296 | Gross: $303.00M

8. Rififi (1955)

Not Rated | 118 min | Crime, Thriller

97 Metascore

Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel, Janine Darcey

Votes: 23,301 | Gross: $0.06M

9. The Dead Zone (1983)

R | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

69 Metascore

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Votes: 55,583 | Gross: $20.77M

10. Justified (2010–2015)
Episode: Fixer (2010)

TV-MA | 38 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Raylen comes to the aid of a bookie informant, who has been kidnapped by one of his collectors and one of his delinquent clients.

Director: Frederick King Keller | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

Votes: 1,207

11. The Cheat (1915)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama, Romance

A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean, James Neill

Votes: 2,189

12. Justified (2010–2015)
Episode: Long in the Tooth (2010)

TV-MA | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Raylan and the mob compete to capture a fugitive, Roland Pike, racing to the Mexican border.

Director: Adam Arkin | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

Votes: 1,183

13. Les Misérables (2012)

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

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: 289,297 | Gross: $148.81M

14. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #3.1 (2012)

TV-14 | 68 min | Drama, Romance

Spring of 1920. Wedding guests descend on Downton Abbey, where disasters threaten. One of which is Cora's freewheeling American mother, who tries to loosen up her in-laws.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter

Votes: 1,471

15. Bob le Flambeur (1956)

PG | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

80 Metascore

After losing big, an aging gambler decides to assemble a team to rob a casino.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy, Guy Decomble

Votes: 9,556 | Gross: $0.02M

16. Midnight Mary (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

An abused orphan sinks into a life of crime.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Loretta Young, Franchot Tone, Ricardo Cortez, Andy Devine

Votes: 1,106

17. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Episode: Selfless (2002)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

Anya's violent and deadly act of vengeance leaves everyone stunned. Buffy must put aside her feelings and take action before more people die.

Director: David Solomon | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Emma Caulfield Ford, Michelle Trachtenberg

Votes: 2,133

18. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Amen (2012)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

On the week of 2011's Valentine's Day, the news team is forced to hire a local Egyptian stringer to report on Arab Spring developments and find they have placed him in great danger.

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,392

19. Bumping Into Broadway (1919)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

Young playwright spends his last cent to pay the rent of struggling actress in a theatrical boarding house. Pursuing her, he winds up at a gambling club, where he wins big, just before a police raid.

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, 'Snub' Pollard, Helen Gilmore

Votes: 962

20. The Scarecrow (1920)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short, Family

Two inventive farmhands compete for the hand of the same girl.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Luke the Dog, Joe Keaton

Votes: 3,196

21. Girls (2012–2017)
Episode: It's About Time (2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

Hannah throws a housewarming party with brand-new roommate Elijah, but it's hard to move on when she's still playing nurse to Adam. Marnie gets bad news at work and a visit from her mom; ... See full summary »

Director: Lena Dunham | Stars: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet

Votes: 596

22. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #3.2 (2012)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama, Romance

A conflict between two members of the house staff escalates. Meanwhile, the family tries to impress Martha by planning a lavish dinner party.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter

Votes: 1,083

23. Portlandia (2011–2018)
Episode: Winter in Portlandia (2012)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

Peter and Nance struggle to keep off winter weight; Candace's son visits the feminist bookstore during the holidays; artisan curators Bryce and Lisa offer a winter vacation at their newly opened Outlet Hotel.

Director: Jonathan Krisel | Stars: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jim Gaffigan, Matt Lucas

Votes: 181

24. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Welcome to Briarcliff (2012)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

After a life-changing experience, a young man is admitted into a notorious insane asylum, while a local reporter is determined to get the full story.

Director: Bradley Buecker | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Joseph Fiennes, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters

Votes: 4,364

25. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Tricks and Treats (2012)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

An exorcist is summoned to Briarcliff to help save a troubled farm boy. Sister Jude's darkest secret is revealed.

Director: Bradley Buecker | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Joseph Fiennes, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters

Votes: 3,596

26. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Nor'easter (2012)

TV-MA | 41 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A group of patients plan an escape from the asylum during a violent storm.

Director: Michael Uppendahl | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Joseph Fiennes, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters

Votes: 3,394

27. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: The Key (2013)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

Amy contacts investigative journalist Jeff Flender to write a story destroying Abaddonn.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Laura Dern, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns

Votes: 133

28. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: I Am Anne Frank: Part 1 (2012)

TV-MA | 42 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A new patient claiming to be Anne Frank exposes Arden's past. Kit learns why Grace was admitted to Briarcliff.

Director: Michael Uppendahl | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Joseph Fiennes, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters

Votes: 3,286

29. Project Runway All Stars (2012– )
Episode: Go Big or Go Home (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

The three remaining designers compete in the finale for a chance to win a life-altering grand prize! However, because this is All Stars, the final three designers only get four days and an ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Shaffer | Stars: Carolyn Murphy, Joanna Coles, Georgina Chapman, Isaac Mizrahi

Votes: 14

30. Hit & Miss (2012)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2012)

43 min | Drama

An assassin kills their mark and is revealed to be a woman, Mia. However she is a pre-op transsexual, who was born Andy and receives a message from ex-lover Wendy, who is dying of cancer ... See full summary »

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Peter Wight, Roma Christensen, Karla Crome

Votes: 148

31. Be Big! (1931)

Passed | 28 min | Short, Comedy

On their way to the train station with their wives for a vacation in Atlantic City, Stanley and Oliver get a phone call from a fellow lodge member who tells them a surprise stag party in ... See full summary »

Directors: James W. Horne, James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Chet Brandenburg, Baldwin Cooke

Votes: 1,100

32. Laughing Gravy (1930)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy

Stan and Ollie try to hide their pet dog Laughing Gravy from their exasperated, mean tempered landlord, who has a "No Pets" policy.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard, Charles Dorety

Votes: 1,397

33. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: I Am Anne Frank: Part 2 (2012)

TV-MA | 42 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller