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1. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Young Dorothy Gale and her dog are swept away by a tornado from their Kansas farm to the magical Land of Oz, and embark on a quest with three new friends to see the Wizard, who can return her to her home and fulfill the others' wishes.
Votes: 380,272 | Gross: $2.08M
2. The Awakening (I) (2011)
R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller
In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
3. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.
Votes: 203,206 | Gross: $234.91M
5. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical magician conman search for the missing component to a magic spell to be used in the defense of Britain in World War II.
Votes: 35,875 | Gross: $18.53M
6. Red Lights (2012)
R | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.
Votes: 60,178 | Gross: $0.05M
7. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy
A veteran Vegas magician tries to revive his career after his longtime partner quits, he gets fired from his casino act, and an edgy new "street magician" steals his thunder.
Votes: 72,122 | Gross: $22.53M
8. Hereafter (2010)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A drama centered on three people - a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy - who are touched by death in different ways.
Votes: 91,875 | Gross: $32.75M
10. The Nutty Professor (1963)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher discovers a magical potion that can transform him into a suave and handsome Romeo. The Jekyll and Hyde game works well enough until the concoction starts to wear off at the most embarrassing times.
Votes: 17,628 | Gross: $7.63M
11. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sally's parents' marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute. Meanwhile, Sally's own marriage also begins to disintegrate.
Votes: 44,955 | Gross: $3.25M
13. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001 Video)
PG | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
The now famous Burt Gummer returns to his hometown of Perfection, Nevada for the first time in years, but the deadliest Graboid evolution yet forces him to save the town he swore to protect.
14. House Party 2 (1991)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
When Kid's college money is stolen by a crooked music promoter, Play's solution is to stage the 'mutha' of all pajama parties. Starring Kid 'n Play and Martin Lawrence.
Votes: 6,389 | Gross: $19.28M
15. Leap of Faith (1992)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Fake faith healer Jonas Nightingale is stranded in a small town where he finds he can't fool all of the people all of the time.
Votes: 12,856 | Gross: $23.37M
16. Danton (1983)
PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1793, as the Terror begins in France, Georges Danton, a champion-of-the-people, returns to clash against Maximilien Robespierre and his extremist party.
18. The Magician (1958)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A traveling magician and his assistants are persecuted by authorities in Sweden of the 19th century. Their captures, however, didn't bring victory to those in power.
19. The Amazing Mr. X (1948)
Approved | 78 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller
On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about ... See full summary »
21. Mo' Money (1992)
R | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A petty crook stalks a cute girl into an office building and is taken for a job applicant. Conning gets him the job. It's in the mail room of new credit cards. 2 superiors are worse crooks.
Votes: 7,459 | Gross: $40.23M
22. Death Defying Acts (2007)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History, Romance
On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini (Guy Pearce) enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con him.
Votes: 10,019 | Gross: $0.00M
86 min | Documentary, History
Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch.
25. Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House (2016 Video)
PG | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror
From best-selling author R.L. Stine comes the next spooktacular chapter in the Mostly Ghostly series. Max Doyle must find an enchanted gem to stop an invasion of evil spirits.
26. Houdini (1953)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama
From his beginnings as a "wildman" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, the great Harry Houdini emerged as the world's most captivating magician and escape artist.
27. Rasputin (1981)
104 min | Biography, Drama, History
Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
28. Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001 TV Movie)
76 min | Comedy, Drama
Pete has recently got a new job as a vacuum cleaner salesman. His mentor is the veteran Tommy, whose methods are rather rude; his sole target is to be the best salesman in his team and to ... See full summary »
29. The Death of Louis XIV (2016)
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
Upon returning from a hunting expedition, King Louis XIV feels a sharp pain in his leg. He begins to die, surrounded by loyal followers in the royal chambers.
Votes: 2,142 | Gross: $0.04M
31. The Kentuckian (1955)
Passed | 104 min | Drama, Western
A Kentucky widower bound for 1820's Texas with his young son is thwarted in his efforts by a corrupt constable, a long-standing family feud, and a beautiful indentured servant.
33. Huckleberry Finn (1974)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Musical
In the 1840s Missouri, young boy Huckleberry Finn, wanting to escape his drunkard violent father, joins black runaway slave Jim on a quest for freedom down the Mississippi River on a raft.
Votes: 594 | Gross: $0.42M
36. Marjoe (1972)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
This Oscar-winning documentary explores the life of one-time child evangelist and faith healer Marjoe Gortner. The son of professional evangelists, Gortner was preaching on the Southern tent-revival circuit by the age of 3.
37. Crimson Gold (2003)
Unrated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An Iranian pizza delivery man sees the worst of corruption and social unbalance in his city and is driven to crime.
Votes: 4,644 | Gross: $0.15M
39. Supernatural (1933)
Passed | 65 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A serial black widow murderess returns to life in the body of a young woman to exact revenge on a former lover, a phony spiritualist who betrayed her.
40. Preacherman (1971)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
Phony backwoods preacher Amos T. Huxley stays in a small North Carolina town long enough to fleece his congregation, swindle the profits from a moonshine still, and seduce dumb blonde Mary ... See full summary »
41. Amorosa (1986)
117 min | Biography, Drama
About the Swedish author Agnes Von Krusenstjerna (1894-1940), during her turbulent marriage with David Sprengel. In a hallucination Agnes is brought to a mental hospital in Venice, carrying her fictitious autobiography.
42. The 21 Carat Snatch (1971)
PG | 76 min | Crime, Drama
Popsy double-crosses her older partner Silva. Silva has arranged to divert diamonds from a large corporate-run diamond mine in the South American jungle, and Popsy does her "pop" wrong as they are both pursued by police.
43. Secrets of the Heart (1997)
105 min | Drama
Javi and his friend Carlos snoop around an old house on the way home from school. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is ... See full summary »
44. Christmas Eve (1947)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
To save her fortune from a designing nephew, Matilda Reed must locate her three long-lost adopted sons in time for a Christmas Eve reunion.
45. Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)
Approved | 74 min | Mystery
Charlie's investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.
46. The Canterville Ghost (1997 TV Movie)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
An American millionaire moves into an historic and imposing mansion, which comes complete with its very own eccentric ghost.
47. Special Actors (2019)
119 min | Comedy
Kazuto has a lifelong dream of becoming an actor, but has been suffering from a special medical condition where he faints and collapses when he gets nervous.
48. Formula of Love (1984 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
A young aristocrat, Aleksei Fedyashev, is languishing in his family's country estate, spending his days reading poetry and confessing his love... to a statue. Upon hearing that famous Count... See full summary »
49. The Spiritual Boxer (1975)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Action
A con artist uses Kung Fu to swindle villagers for money by pretending to be possessed by angry gods. However, when the villagers are later threatened by bandits he must use the same skills for good.
50. Der Kurpfuscher und seine fixen Töchter (1980)
85 min | Comedy
A smooth-talking rogue assumes the identity of the new village doctor, and soon has a thriving practice with the help of three quick-witted "daughters".