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1. The Glass House (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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34 Metascore

An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski, Stellan Skarsgård, Bruce Dern

Votes: 29,971 | Gross: $18.00M

2. Gothika (2003)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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38 Metascore

A depressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked, with no memory of why she is there or what she has done.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Halle Berry, Penélope Cruz, Robert Downey Jr., Charles S. Dutton

Votes: 101,540 | Gross: $59.69M

3. Superhero Movie (2008)

PG-13 | 75 min | Action, Comedy

4.5
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33 Metascore

Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.

Director: Craig Mazin | Stars: Drake Bell, Leslie Nielsen, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 60,422 | Gross: $26.64M

4. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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44 Metascore

A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima, Craig Bierko

Votes: 68,237 | Gross: $33.33M

5. Children of Heaven (1997)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family

8.3
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After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi, Nafise Jafar-Mohammadi

Votes: 55,320 | Gross: $0.93M

6. Jade (1995)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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A bright assistant D.A. investigates a gruesome hatchet murder and hides a clue he found at the crime scene. Under professional threats and an attempt on his life, he goes on heartbroken because evidence point to the woman he still loves.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, Chazz Palminteri, Richard Crenna

Votes: 10,737 | Gross: $9.80M

7. Throw Momma from the Train (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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56 Metascore

A bitter ex-husband wants his former spouse dead. A put-upon momma's boy wants his mother dead. Who will pull it off?

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Kim Greist, Anne Ramsey

Votes: 31,343 | Gross: $57.92M

8. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)

TV-PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Riisa Naka, Takuya Ishida, Mitsutaka Itakura, Ayami Kakiuchi

Votes: 53,842

9. The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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61 Metascore

Inspector Jacque Clouseau (Peter Sellers) is put on the case when the Pink Panther diamond is stolen, with the Phantom's trademark glove the only clue.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom

Votes: 23,071 | Gross: $41.83M

10. Sugar & Spice (2001)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Crime

5.7
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48 Metascore

A popular high-school cheerleader becomes pregnant by the star quarterback and turns to crime to support her desired lifestyle.

Director: Francine McDougall | Stars: Marla Sokoloff, Marley Shelton, Melissa George, Mena Suvari

Votes: 12,934 | Gross: $13.28M

11. Family Plot (1976)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, William Devane

Votes: 18,785

12. Nobody Else But You (2011)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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63 Metascore

A bestselling crime novelist who is desperately looking for a new story hones his focus on the apparent suicide of a small-town woman, an aspiring model who thought she was the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe.

Director: Gérald Hustache-Mathieu | Stars: Jean-Paul Rouve, Sophie Quinton, Guillaume Gouix, Arsinée Khanjian

Votes: 2,428 | Gross: $0.04M

13. The Confirmation (2016)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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65 Metascore

A divorced father and his eight-year-old son are about to spend a somewhat predictable weekend together, nevertheless, when a valuable toolbox gets stolen, the search for the thieves will soon turn into a true family bonding.

Director: Bob Nelson | Stars: Clive Owen, Maria Bello, Jaeden Martell, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 5,583

14. Ra.One (2011)

Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.6
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60 Metascore

When the titular antagonist of an action-adventure video game takes on physical form, it's only the game's less powerful protagonist who can save his creator's family.

Director: Anubhav Sinha | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Rampal, Kareena Kapoor, Shahana Goswami

Votes: 36,035 | Gross: $2.51M

15. The Quest (1985)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.2
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Still grieving the loss of his parents, a young boy living in Australia finds himself caught up in the magic of an Aboriginal myth that might be more real than anyone knows.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Henry Thomas, Tony Barry, Rachel Friend, Tamsin West

Votes: 1,384

16. Race (I) (2008)

149 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Destiny makes two brothers- Ranvir and Rajiv - enemies of each other. Everything is fair in love and war.

Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, Katrina Kaif

Votes: 11,739 | Gross: $1.37M

17. Hell Drivers (1957)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss' rackets.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan

Votes: 2,518

18. Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)

PG | 107 min | Action, Comedy

5.0
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Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into the town. The ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: David Rasche, Paul Jabara, Howard Hesseman, Teri Garr

Votes: 826 | Gross: $2.00M

19. Thieves' Highway (1949)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.6
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A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence

Votes: 4,821

20. Shark (1969)

M | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.6
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A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he's stuck there. When a woman hires him to raid a sunken ship in the shark-infested waters, he sees a chance to compensate for his losses. He's not the only one.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Arthur Kennedy, Barry Sullivan, Silvia Pinal

Votes: 787

21. Manhandled (1949)

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

6.7
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The secretary to a phony psychiatrist finds herself caught up in the murder of a patient's wife and realizes that her life is also in danger.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Dan Duryea, Dorothy Lamour, Sterling Hayden, Irene Hervey

Votes: 433

22. Framed (1947)

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

7.0
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Mike Lambert, seeking a mining job, instead becomes the patsy for a femme-fatale's schemes.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Glenn Ford, Janis Carter, Barry Sullivan, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 1,142

23. Ishq (1997)

161 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja ... See full summary »

Director: Indra Kumar | Stars: Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Juhi Chawla, Kajol

Votes: 9,140

24. Teesri Manzil (1966)

172 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery

7.7
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A woman blames a nightclub drummer for the suspicious death of her sister, and seeks revenge. However, the pair work together to solve the mystery and become romantically involved, after he introduces himself under another name.

Director: Vijay Anand | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Asha Parekh, Raj Mehra, Prem Chopra

Votes: 954

25. Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008)

Not Rated | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.9
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An angel, a man and 4 orphans come together to bring you a story filled with fun, excitement, tears, love and magic.

Director: Kunal Kohli | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Rishi Kapoor, Akshat Chopra

Votes: 2,071 | Gross: $0.37M

26. Aaj Ka Goonda Raaj (1992)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Thriller

5.4
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Raja though being righteous, honest, tough -a daredevil and educated was unemployed young man.With no work on hand he squanders his time with his four friends. This naturally upsets his ... See full summary »

Director: Ravi Raja Pinisetty | Stars: Chiranjeevi, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Raj Babbar, Dalip Tahil

Votes: 130

27. Dilwale (1994)

Unrated | 172 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A police officer finds out the truth about a mental patient and helps him bring the perpetrators to justice.

Director: Harry Baweja | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Sunil Shetty, Raveena Tandon, Gulshan Grover

Votes: 2,525

28. Siblings (2004)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.5
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SIBLINGS is a dark comedy about love, lust, murder and other issues of normal family life.

Director: David Weaver | Stars: Alex Campbell, Paul Soles, Andrew Chalmers, Samantha Weinstein

Votes: 628

29. Come Fill the Cup (1951)

113 min | Drama

7.0
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Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Cagney, Phyllis Thaxter, Raymond Massey, James Gleason

Votes: 380

30. The Big Gamble (1961)

100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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Misadventures of an ambitious unlucky Irishman who goes on a long and arduous trip to Africa along with his wife and bumbling cousin in hopes of starting a trucking business there.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Elmo Williams | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Juliette Gréco, David Wayne, Gregory Ratoff

Votes: 129

31. Sangdil Sanam (1994)

Drama, Romance

3.6
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Two children are betrothed but the girl's father robs a bank and frames the boy's father for it. Years later, the grown-up boy returns to take his bride back home.

Director: Shomu Mukherjee | Stars: Anand Balraj, Beena Banerjee, Kishore Anand Bhanushali, Sharokh Bharucha

Votes: 286

32. Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love! (1940)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.7
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Johnny Sandham (Tom Brown), a traveling salesman for a department store, agrees, under duress after his truck forced her roadster of the road, to take "Kelly" Archer (Peggy Moran), a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Tom Brown, Peggy Moran, Allen Jenkins, Donald Meek

Votes: 11

33. Bruce Gentry (1949)

Approved | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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Famed aviator Bruce Gentry is working with scientist Andrew Benson, setting out to uncover the origin of a deadly secret weapon---an electronically controlled flying disc which can be ... See full summary »

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Tom Neal, Judy Clark, Ralph Hodges, Forrest Taylor

Votes: 36

34. Mee Sreyobhilashi (2007)

Drama

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Director: Y. Eshwara Reddy | Stars: Rajendra Prasad, V.K. Naresh, Krishna Bhagavan, Raghu Babu

Votes: 86

35. A Mere Mortal (1991)

85 min | Thriller

6.7
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A young man, a researcher in ancient languages, begins to receive strange radio messages in a language only he knows. The messages ask him for very bizarre missions. Eventually, he ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Philippe Volter, Christophe Bourseiller, Nathalie Roussel, Roland Giraud

Votes: 217

36. Busses Roar (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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A saboteur tries to place a bomb on a bus.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Richard Travis, Julie Bishop, Charles Drake, Eleanor Parker

Votes: 84

37. The Caretaker's Daughter (1925)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, George Siegmann, William J. Kelly

Votes: 65

38. In Spite of Danger (1935)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Bill Crane, race-car driver has an accident while racing and finds himself unable to return to the fast-paced racetrack. Looking for another occupation he meets a girl, Sally Sullivan, who ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Wallace Ford, Marian Marsh, Arthur Hohl, Charley Grapewin

39. Racket Squad (1950– )
Episode: Accidentally on Purpose (1952)

30 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A young couple buys a used car from a slick salesman, but soon afterwards the car's brakes fail, and the resulting accident nearly causes their death. Capt. Braddock begins to suspect that ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Reed Hadley, James Bell, Emily Heath, Ray Montgomery

Votes: 11

40. Person of Interest (2011–2016)
Episode: Asylum (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.6
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Reese and Fusco get caught in the war between Elias and Dominic while Finch and Root follow a clue to Shaw's whereabouts.

Director: Frederick E.O. Toye | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Kevin Chapman, Amy Acker, Michael Emerson

Votes: 3,497

41. Paddington Station 24/7 (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2017)

44 min | Documentary

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Transport Police are called after a passenger urinates in a carriage. A low bridge has to be assessed after a van collides with it. The brakes on a train pulling into Reading fail causing disruption.

Directors: Ben Gray, Kevin Jarvis, Melissa McCall, Jeremy Rodway, Tim Pritchard | Star: Jason Done

42. De elfenheuvel (2011–2013)
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2012)

Family, Fantasy, Romance

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Dagmar enjoys the Ranonkel family singalong as start of the last days before school, but wonders what they mean with a 'bike ride'. Tears and lies win naive, rugged gentleman Kyan for ... See full summary »

Stars: Niels Destadsbader, Leonard Muylle, Kalina Malehounova, Seppe Cosyns

43. Close Calls: On Camera (2014– )
Episode: Episode #5.18 (2018)

29 min | Drama, Reality-TV

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A worker in a remote location is trapped beneath his dumper truck. A brake failure sends a racing driver somersaulting down the track. A car is knocked off the road by a super-truck.

Directors: Jake Borthwick-Jacobs, Cheryl Kingston, Matthew Phypers | Star: Nick Knowles

44. NCIS (2003– )
Episode: Family (2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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The NCIS gang investigate the death of a sailor in a hit-and-run wreck, which turns into a shoot-and-scoot; Ducky finds nearby the body of a young woman who gave birth and died before the wreck. The team figure out the lies and the case.

Director: Martha Mitchell | Stars: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo, Pauley Perrette

Votes: 491

45. Knight Rider (1982–1986)
Episode: Knights of the Fast Lane (1984)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A cheerleader named Stacy Courtney gets severely injured during an illegal drag race called Banzai-running. As she happens to be the daughter of Michael former partner on the L.A. police ... See full summary »

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Patricia McPherson, Alan Feinstein

Votes: 134

46. Knight Rider (1982–1986)
Episode: Let It Be Me (1984)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Michael investigates the death of Greg Noble, lead singer of the rock and roll band 'Class Action' only to discover the lead singer is his lost love Stevie March. He takes Noble's place in the band to protect Stevie and find the murderer.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Rebecca Holden, Catherine Hickland

Votes: 158

47. Airport 24/7: Miami (2012– )
Episode: Runway Dog (2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Reality-TV

7.0
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A runaway dog makes the runway home, leading to a game of cat and mouse.

Stars: Albert Cordeschi, Steve Hatch, Angel Marquez, Lauren Stover

Votes: 5

48. Remington Steele (1982–1987)
Episode: Steele Flying High (1983)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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After Laura presses him into serving as an honorary chairman of a conservation committee devoted to saving the habitat of the bald eagle, Steele stumbles upon the death of the environmental... See full summary »

Director: Nick Havinga | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, James Read, Janet DeMay

Votes: 75

49. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)
Episode: Thieves' Highway (1982)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Hooker teams with an independent trucker and a pet orangutan to stop a trucking boss's attempts to start a war.

Director: Michael Preece | Stars: William Shatner, Adrian Zmed, Heather Locklear, Richard Herd

Votes: 44

50. The A-Team (1983–1987)
Episode: Trouble Brewing (1985)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.9
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The sisters Cathy and Maryanne Rodgers enlist the A-team to keep their Hi Brite Soda company, which a certain brewer Webb wants to buy by all means, presumably for the mineral water spring.... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz, Mr. T

Votes: 138



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