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1. Call the Midwife (2012– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, History

8.5
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Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late-1950s to late-1960s.

Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Laura Main, Jenny Agutter, Stephen McGann

Votes: 25,767

2. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

R | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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57 Metascore

The centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker's fiancée Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 212,483 | Gross: $82.52M

3. Benedetta (2021)

Unrated | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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73 Metascore

A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Virginie Efira, Charlotte Rampling, Daphne Patakia, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 15,979

4. The Sound of Music (1965)

G | 172 min | Biography, Drama, Family

8.1
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63 Metascore

A young novitiate is sent by her convent in 1930s Austria to become a governess to the seven children of a widowed naval officer.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Votes: 226,874 | Gross: $163.21M

5. Sister Boniface Mysteries (2022– )

45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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The investigations of Sister Boniface of St Vincent's Convent - nun, moped rider, wine maker and part-time forensic scientist.

Stars: Lorna Watson, Ami Metcalf, Max Brown, Jerry Iwu

Votes: 1,273

6. The Little Hours (2017)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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69 Metascore

In the Middle Ages, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns. Introduced as a deaf mute man, he must fight to hold his cover as the nuns try to resist temptation.

Director: Jeff Baena | Stars: Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza

Votes: 22,505 | Gross: $1.65M

7. The Nun (2018)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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46 Metascore

A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Director: Corin Hardy | Stars: Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons

Votes: 136,745 | Gross: $117.45M

8. The Borgias (2011–2013)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.9
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In the fifteenth century, Pope Alexander VI tries to control all power in Italy with the help of his several sons, through murder, intrigue, war, and marriage alliances.

Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan

Votes: 50,809

9. Virgin Territory (2007)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

4.7
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Young Florentines take refuge from the black plague and engage in bawdy adventures and lusty exchanges.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Mischa Barton, Ryan Cartwright, Christopher Egan

Votes: 8,018

10. A Call to Spy (2019)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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65 Metascore

In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency - SOE - to recruit and train women as spies.

Director: Lydia Dean Pilcher | Stars: Sarah Megan Thomas, Stana Katic, Radhika Apte, Linus Roache

Votes: 6,641

11. Sister Act (1992)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.4
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51 Metascore

When a nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent, she ends up turning the convent choir into a soulful chorus complete with a Motown repertoire, until the sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity.

Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena

Votes: 97,268 | Gross: $139.61M

12. Mermaids (1990)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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56 Metascore

An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Michael Schoeffling

Votes: 31,514 | Gross: $35.42M

13. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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48 Metascore

The Angels investigate a series of murders which occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.

Director: McG | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Bernie Mac

Votes: 127,140 | Gross: $100.83M

14. Papillon (1973)

R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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58 Metascore

A French convict in the 1930s befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence in the South American penal colony on Devil's Island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

Votes: 129,176 | Gross: $53.27M

15. Quills (2000)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine

Votes: 54,018 | Gross: $7.06M

16. The Devils (1971)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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49 Metascore

In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually-repressed nun.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian

Votes: 15,966 | Gross: $1.13M

17. Ophelia (I) (2018)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.5
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60 Metascore

A reimagining of Hamlet, told from Ophelia's perspective.

Director: Claire McCarthy | Stars: Daisy Ridley, Mia Quiney, Calum O'Rourke, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 10,937 | Gross: $0.05M

18. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Family, Music

5.6
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38 Metascore

Showgirl Deloris Van Cartier returns as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of Catholic students whose run-down school is slated for closure.

Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith, Barnard Hughes

Votes: 53,400 | Gross: $57.32M

19. Redemption (I) (2013)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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43 Metascore

A damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity.

Director: Steven Knight | Stars: Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong

Votes: 71,694 | Gross: $0.03M

20. Revenge (I) (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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35 Metascore

A retired US Navy pilot comes to Mexico, where he falls in love with the wife of a powerful businessman. The consequences will be cruel and unforeseen.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe, Tomas Milian

Votes: 18,637 | Gross: $15.65M

21. Casanova (2005)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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57 Metascore

The fabled romantic Giacomo Casanova, after failing to win the affection of the Venetian woman Francesca Bruni, strives to discover the real meaning of love.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt

Votes: 54,157 | Gross: $11.29M

22. Dangerous Beauty (1998)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.

Director: Marshall Herskovitz | Stars: Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, Oliver Platt, Fred Ward

Votes: 17,607 | Gross: $4.53M

23. Fatima (2020)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, War

6.5
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50 Metascore

Based on historical events, three young shepherds in Fátima, Portugal, report visions of the Virgin Mary, inspiring believers and angering officials of the Church and the government, who try to force them to recant their story.

Director: Marco Pontecorvo | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Goran Visnjic, Stephanie Gil, Alejandra Howard

Votes: 3,118

24. Tulip Fever (2017)

R | 105 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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38 Metascore

An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of seventeenth century Amsterdam.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Jack O'Connell, Holliday Grainger

Votes: 20,895 | Gross: $2.43M

25. Mirrors (I) (2008)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery

6.1
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35 Metascore

An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.

Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart, Cameron Boyce

Votes: 106,969 | Gross: $30.69M

26. Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005 Video)

R | 91 min | Horror

4.2
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Gamers playing a MMORPG based on the "Hellraiser" films find their lives endangered after being invited to a rave, the host of which intends to show them the truth behind the Cenobite mythos.

Director: Rick Bota | Stars: Stelian Urian, Katheryn Winnick, Anna Tolputt, Khary Payton

Votes: 10,956

27. Borgia (2011–2014)

TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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Story of the rise and the fall of the Renaissance dynasty.

Stars: Mark Ryder, Isolda Dychauk, Diarmuid Noyes, John Doman

Votes: 6,620

28. Babylon A.D. (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.5
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26 Metascore

Veteran-turned-mercenary Toorop takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to America. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Mélanie Thierry, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 95,504 | Gross: $22.53M

29. Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 Hours 11 Minutes (1965)

G | 138 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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Hoping to push Britain to the forefront of aviation, a London publisher organizes an international air race across the English Channel, but must contend with two entrants vying for his daughter, as well as national rivalries and cheating.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Alberto Sordi

Votes: 8,371 | Gross: $31.11M

30. Les Misérables (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.4
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Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Christopher Adamson

Votes: 40,907 | Gross: $14.10M

31. The Decameron (1971)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.1
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An adaptation of nine stories from Boccaccio's "Decameron".

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Jovan Jovanovic, Vincenzo Amato

Votes: 10,854

32. The Lair of the White Worm (1988)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

5.9
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61 Metascore

When an archaeologist uncovers a strange skull in a foreign land, the residents of a nearby town begin to disappear, leading to further inexplicable occurrences.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Amanda Donohoe, Hugh Grant, Catherine Oxenberg, Peter Capaldi

Votes: 12,584 | Gross: $1.19M

33. 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: 99,329 | Gross: $37.71M

34. The Crimson Rivers (2000)

R | 106 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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49 Metascore

A murder detective must follow the footsteps of a brutal killer within the secrets of a classist college.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Jean Reno, Vincent Cassel, Nadia Farès, Dominique Sanda

Votes: 61,428 | Gross: $0.63M

35. Ida (2013)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

A novice nun about to take her vows uncovers a family secret dating back to the German occupation.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela

Votes: 57,186 | Gross: $3.83M

36. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

Approved | 129 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

Votes: 17,396 | Gross: $10.00M

37. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.9
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Del Negro

Votes: 56,501

38. Psycho III (1986)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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58 Metascore

Norman Bates falls in love with a fallen nun who stays at the Bates Motel alongside a drifter and a curious reporter. Meanwhile, "Mother" is still watching.

Director: Anthony Perkins | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey, Roberta Maxwell

Votes: 14,517 | Gross: $14.48M

39. Black Narcissus (1947)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.8
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86 Metascore

A group of nuns struggle to establish a convent in the Himalayas, while isolation, extreme weather, altitude, and culture clashes all conspire to drive the well-intentioned missionaries mad.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Jenny Laird

Votes: 24,561

40. The Painted Veil (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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69 Metascore

A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Director: John Curran | Stars: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Catherine An

Votes: 92,518 | Gross: $8.06M

41. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.

Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 93,816 | Gross: $4.45M

42. Saving Silverman (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.8
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22 Metascore

A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Amanda Peet

Votes: 40,493 | Gross: $19.35M

43. Valmont (1989)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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55 Metascore

France before 1789: When a widow hears that her lover is to marry her cousin's daughter, she asks the playboy Valmont to take the girl's virginity. But first she bets him, with her body as prize, to seduce a virtuous, young, married woman.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly, Fairuza Balk

Votes: 13,472 | Gross: $1.13M

44. The Flowers of War (2011)

R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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46 Metascore

An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang

Votes: 52,451 | Gross: $0.01M

45. The Innocents (2016)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History

7.3
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78 Metascore

1945. Mathilde is a French Red Cross doctor working on a mission to help the French survivors of the German camps. While she works in Poland, she is asked for help by a nun. In her convent, several nuns are pregnant.

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza, Vincent Macaigne

Votes: 10,648 | Gross: $1.06M

46. You, Me and the Apocalypse (2015–2022)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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When a group of ordinary people learn that an eight-mile-wide comet is on a collision course with Earth, they hunker beneath the town of Slough to watch the end of the world on television.

Stars: Mathew Baynton, Jenna Fischer, Joel Fry, Gaia Scodellaro

Votes: 7,517

47. El Cid (1961)

Approved | 182 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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79 Metascore

The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Geneviève Page

Votes: 14,301 | Gross: $26.62M

48. Häxan (1922)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Fantasy, History

7.6
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Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in Eastern Europe.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Benjamin Christensen, Elisabeth Christensen, Maren Pedersen, Clara Pontoppidan

Votes: 14,152

49. The Lady in the Van (2015)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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70 Metascore

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that's parked in his driveway.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent, Clare Hammond

Votes: 29,196 | Gross: $10.02M

50. Bedazzled (1967)

103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.8
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77 Metascore

A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, Raquel Welch

Votes: 8,977



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