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1. The Pope

Drama | Post-production

Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins, Juan Minujín, Sidney Cole

2. The Last Movie (1971)

108 min | Drama

After a film production wraps in Peru, an American wrangler decides to stay behind, witnessing how filmmaking affects the locals.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Julie Adams, Daniel Ades, Richmond L. Aguilar, John Alderman

Votes: 1,193

3. West of Sunshine (2017)

78 min | Crime, Drama

62 Metascore

A father has less than a day to pay back a debt to a violent loan shark, while looking after his young son.

Director: Jason Raftopoulos | Stars: Damian Hill, Ty Perham, Arthur Angel, Kat Stewart

Votes: 240

4. Ambiancé

Documentary | Post-production

Space and time is intertwined into a surreal dream-like journey beyond places and is an abstract nonlinear narrative summary of artist Anders Weberg's time spent with the moving image.

Director: Anders Weberg

5. Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010 TV Movie)

80 min | Biography, Drama

The story of Vincent Van Gogh, with dialogue sourced from his own words.

Director: Andrew Hutton | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jamie Parker, Aidan McArdle, Christopher Good

Votes: 1,759

6. Yi chu hao xi (2018)

134 min | Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

A cataclysmic event causes a man, who dreams of winning the lottery, to become stranded on an island with his co-workers.

Director: Bo Huang | Stars: Bo Huang, Qi Shu, Baoqiang Wang, Yixing Zhang

Votes: 752 | Gross: $0.67M

7. Aynabaji (2016)

147 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Ayna is an actor and the prison is his stage. He slips into the characters of the powerful convicted in exchange of money and take their place in prison. This strange profession is borne ... See full summary »

Director: Amitabh Reza Chowdhury | Stars: Chanchal Chowdhury, Masuma Rahman Nabila, Bijori Barkatullah, Partho Barua

Votes: 18,200

8. Nazarín (1959)

94 min | Drama

A priest in a poor community lives a charitable life in accordance with his religious principles, but many others do not return the favor.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Marga López, Rita Macedo, Ignacio López Tarso

Votes: 4,393

9. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

AL | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A marine and a nun form an unlikely friendship. The marine is shipwrecked on a Pacific island and the nun has been left behind there; they find comfort in one another as the two wait out the war.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Votes: 7,106

10. Jongensstad (1938)

96 min | Biography, Drama

When a death row prisoner tells him he wouldn't have led a life of crime if only he had had one friend as a child, Father Edward Flanagan decides to do something about. An advocate of child... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 4,658

11. Romero (1989)

102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The life and work of Archbishop Oscar Romero who opposed, at great personal risk, the tyrannical repression in El Salvador.

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Raul Julia, Richard Jordan, Ana Alicia, Eddie Velez

Votes: 1,910 | Gross: $1.32M

12. The Juggler of Notre Dame (1982 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama

A modernized, Americanized version of the story of the juggler who performs before the statue of the Virgin Mary.

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Carl Carlsson, Sherilyn Wolter, Henry Proach, James T. Callahan

Votes: 79

13. Føniks (2018)

86 min | Drama

From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged ... See full summary »

Director: Camilla Strøm Henriksen | Stars: Ylva Bjørkaas Thedin, Maria Bonnevie, Sverrir Gudnason, Casper Falck-Løvås

Votes: 70

14. Central do Brasil (1998)

12 | 108 min | Drama

80 Metascore

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 31,961 | Gross: $5.60M

15. Nueve reinas (2000)

12 | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

80 Metascore

Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").

Director: Fabián Bielinsky | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Gastón Pauls, Leticia Brédice, María Mercedes Villagra

Votes: 45,013 | Gross: $1.22M

16. Hotel Mumbai (2018)

125 min | Drama, History, Thriller

66 Metascore

The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

Director: Anthony Maras | Stars: Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Jason Isaacs, Dev Patel

Votes: 209

17. The Hummingbird Project (2018)

R | 111 min | Drama

A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.

Director: Kim Nguyen | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando

Votes: 139

18. No Greater Law (2018)

90 min | Documentary

In the rugged American west, a patriarch of a faith healing family fights to protect the right to deny his children medical care while an investigation into child deaths closes in on him and his church.

Director: Tom Dumican

Votes: 18

19. Fatima (2019)

Drama | Post-production

A trial of faith unfolds at the apex of World War I, when secrets are revealed to 3 courageous Portuguese children through a series of apparitions, while their doubting family and ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Pontecorvo | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Goran Visnjic, Joaquim de Almeida, Sônia Braga

20. The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2018)

88 min | Drama

A former cop-turned-militia man investigates a shooting at a police funeral.

Director: Henry Dunham | Stars: James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty, Patrick Fischler, Happy Anderson

Votes: 95

21. Casque d'or (1952)

16 | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Three gangsters and an ex-con carpenter all fall for the same beautiful, golden-haired woman in Belle Époque France.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin, Raymond Bussières

Votes: 4,216

22. Amundsen (2019)

Drama | Post-production

The life story of Arctic explorer, Roald Amundsen.

Director: Espen Sandberg | Stars: Katherine Waterston, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jonas Strand Gravli, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

23. Monster Challenge (2018)

13 min | Short, Comedy

A hapless Patton Oswalt finds himself catapulted into an outrageous series of challenges in an infectiously silly tribute to the eccentricities of Japanese game shows and monster films.

Director: Michael Giacchino | Stars: Patton Oswalt, Ben Schwartz, Olivia Allchin, Sumiko Braun

24. De clan van Parijs (1964)

14 | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

88 Metascore

Two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies convince a languages student to help them commit a robbery.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Anna Karina, Claude Brasseur, Danièle Girard, Louisa Colpeyn

Votes: 19,682 | Gross: $0.04M

25. The Wrong Man (1956)

14 | 105 min | Drama, Film-Noir

In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone

Votes: 22,405

26. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders

Votes: 22,895 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Niets is heilig (1937)

6 | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An eccentric woman learns she is not dying of radium poisoning as earlier assumed, but when she meets a reporter looking for a story, she feigns sickness again for her own profit.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger, Walter Connolly

Votes: 5,270

28. Classe tous risques (1960)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

84 Metascore

Abel Davis is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons. Abel and ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Lino Ventura, Sandra Milo, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 2,672 | Gross: $0.09M

29. Le deuxième souffle (1966)

150 min | Crime, Drama

A gangster escapes jail and quickly makes plans to continue his criminal ways elsewhere, but a determined inspector is closing in.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Raymond Pellegrin, Christine Fabréga

Votes: 4,484

30. Le samouraï (1967)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After professional hitman Jef Costello is seen by witnesses his efforts to provide himself an alibi drive him further into a corner.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, Cathy Rosier

Votes: 38,230 | Gross: $0.04M

31. Dark Figure of Crime (2018)

110 min | Crime, Drama

A criminal thriller about the fierce psychological confrontation between a detective and a killer who confessed to multiple murders.

Director: Tae-Gyoon Kim | Stars: Yoon-Seok Kim, Ji-Hoon Ju, Jin Heo, Seon-kyu Jin

Votes: 372

32. The Ghost Breakers (1940)

85 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas

Votes: 2,666

33. De kat en de kanarie (1939)

72 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 2,256

34. The King of Comedy (1982)

AL | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

73 Metascore

Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who just craves his privacy.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 65,459 | Gross: $2.50M

35. Jirga (2018)

78 min | Drama, War

Former Australian soldier, Mike Wheeler, returns to Afghanistan, seeking redemption from the family of a civilian man he killed during the war.

Director: Benjamin Gilmour | Stars: Sam Smith, Mohammad Mosam, Kefayat Lag Humani, Naqibullah Khan Shinwari

Votes: 90

36. Campeones (I) (2018)

124 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

A basketball coach is sentenced to community service, forced to work with a team of mentally disabled players.

Director: Javier Fesser | Stars: Javier Gutiérrez, Athenea Mata, Juan Margallo, José de Luna

Votes: 4,003

37. Il divo - La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti (2008)

16 | 110 min | Biography, Drama

81 Metascore

The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Toni Servillo, Anna Bonaiuto, Giulio Bosetti, Flavio Bucci

Votes: 14,112 | Gross: $0.24M

38. De nieuwe avonturen van Don Juan (1948)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

The great lover Don Juan comes to the assistance of his queen.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Errol Flynn, Viveca Lindfors, Robert Douglas, Alan Hale

Votes: 2,447

39. Captain Morten and the Spider Queen (2018)

79 min | Animation, Family

Every ship deserves its captain.

Directors: Kaspar Jancis, Henry Nicholson, Riho Unt | Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Brendan Gleeson, Michael McElhatton, Susie Power

Votes: 35

40. Michael Collins (1996)

16 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

60 Metascore

Neil Jordan's historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led the National Army during the Irish Civil War.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts, Ian Hart

Votes: 27,233 | Gross: $11.09M

41. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

12 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

51 Metascore

When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Votes: 163,408 | Gross: $165.50M

42. Smiley's People (1982)

360 min | Drama, Mystery

The murder of a Soviet defector forces his old handler, British spymaster George Smiley, out of retirement. His investigation leads to an old nemesis, the Soviet spymaster known only as Karla. This will be their final dance.

Stars: Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, Bill Paterson, Vladek Sheybal

Votes: 3,146

43. The Hollywood Greats (1977– )

40 min | Documentary, History

Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times.

Stars: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross, George Cukor, David Thomson

Votes: 85

44. Something the Lord Made (2004 TV Movie)

12 | 110 min | Biography, Drama

A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union

Votes: 10,887

45. Muse of Fire (2013)

83 min | Documentary

Two young London actors set out together to face the greatest challenge in the world of acting - Shakespeare.

Directors: Dan Poole, Giles Terera | Stars: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Mark Rylance, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 87

47. To Catch a Thief (1955)

6 | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

Votes: 54,861 | Gross: $8.75M

48. The Last Resort (I) (2018)

70 min | Documentary

An uncannily revealing portrait of American photographers Andy Sweet and Gary Monroe and the vibrant community of Jewish retirees they obsessively focused their camera's lens on in the sunburned paradise of 1970s Miami Beach.

Directors: Dennis Scholl, Kareem Tabsch | Stars: Edna Buchanan, Susan Gladstone, Stan Hughes, Mitchell Kaplan

Votes: 7 | Gross: $0.02M

49. Unplanned (2019)

Drama | Post-production

As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive ... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon | Stars: Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan, Robia Scott, Jared Lotz

50. Playtime (1967)

AL | 115 min | Comedy

Monsieur Hulot curiously wanders around a high-tech Paris, paralleling a trip with a group of American tourists. Meanwhile, a nightclub/restaurant prepares its opening night, but it's still under construction.

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maiden, France Rumilly

Votes: 16,196

51. Forbidden Planet (1956)

18 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Votes: 40,318 | Gross: $3.00M

52. Once (2007)

AL | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance

88 Metascore

A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Hugh Walsh, Gerard Hendrick

Votes: 103,735 | Gross: $9.44M

53. The Red Shoes (1948)

AL | 134 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jean Short

Votes: 24,018 | Gross: $10.90M

54. Flight of the Navigator (1986)

AL | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

In 1978, a boy travels 8 years into the future and has an adventure with an intelligent, wisecracking alien ship.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 39,323 | Gross: $18.56M