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1. No Country for Old Men (2007)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.
Votes: 942,450 | Gross: $74.28M
2. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians while attempting to come to terms with his troubled private life.
Votes: 749,839 | Gross: $91.13M
3. Scream (1996)
R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery
A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.
Votes: 331,962 | Gross: $103.05M
4. The Lost City of Z (2016)
PG-13 | 141 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Major Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Votes: 89,350 | Gross: $8.58M
5. Suspiria (I) (2018)
R | 152 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
Votes: 74,064 | Gross: $2.47M
6. Cashback (2006)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.
Votes: 86,859 | Gross: $0.02M
7. They Live (1988)
R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
They influence our decisions without us knowing it. They numb our senses without us feeling it. They control our lives without us realizing it. They live.
Votes: 126,447 | Gross: $13.01M
9. The Secret Garden (1993)
G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young, recently-orphaned girl is sent to England after living in India all of her life. Once there, she begins to explore her new, seemingly-isolated surroundings, and its secrets.
Votes: 41,134 | Gross: $31.18M
10. Chronicle (2012)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
Votes: 249,474 | Gross: $64.58M
11. Candyman (1992)
R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Votes: 88,759 | Gross: $25.79M
13. Steins;Gate (2011–2015)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.
14. Machete (2010)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Votes: 196,574 | Gross: $26.59M
15. Yes, God, Yes (2019)
R | 78 min | Comedy, Drama
After an innocent AOL chat turns racy, a Catholic teenager in the early 2000s discovers masturbation and struggles to suppress her new urges in the face of eternal damnation.
16. I Origins (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.
Votes: 123,988 | Gross: $0.33M
17. Primer (2004)
PG-13 | 77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.
Votes: 105,442 | Gross: $0.42M
18. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Votes: 69,411 | Gross: $0.62M
19. J. Edgar (2011)
R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly fifty years, looks back on his professional and personal life.
Votes: 127,871 | Gross: $37.31M
22. Blue's Clues (1996–2020)
TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Blue is a puppy who puts her paw prints on three clues. Steve or Joe has to deduce the clues (with the help of off-screen children) to figure out what Blue wants to do.
25. The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror
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.
Votes: 12,583 | Gross: $1.19M
26. Alice in Wonderland (II) (1985)
TV-PG | 187 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Alice (Natalie Gregory) is in Looking Glass Land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky (Tom McLoughlin), a monster that appears due to her being afraid.
27. Rosaline (2022)
Comedy, Romance | Post-production
A comedic retelling of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," told from the point of view of Romeo's jilted ex, Rosaline, the woman Romeo first claims to love before he falls for Juliet.
29. Kon-Tiki (2012)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Votes: 48,766 | Gross: $1.52M
30. The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Music
A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer, who has plans for those who oppose him or the young singer.
Votes: 4,084 | Gross: $3.95M
31. Storage Wars (2010– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Reality-TV
The same folks gather at the sales of storage units that have been abandoned by their renters. Having no clue what's inside, there are just enough instances where the buyers hit pay dirt to keep them, as well as the TV audience, addicted.
33. The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy
During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
35. Q: The Winged Serpent (1982)
R | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
NYPD detectives Shepard and Powell are working on a bizarre case of a ritualistic Aztec murder. Meanwhile, something big is attacking people of New York and only greedy small time crook Jimmy Quinn knows where its lair is.
39. The Cleanse (2016)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A heartbroken man attends a spiritual retreat to cleanse himself and fix his broken life. There he meets a fellow lost soul, and together they discover that "the cleanse" releases more than everyday toxins...a lot more.
41. Restoration (1995)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History
The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.
Votes: 9,450 | Gross: $4.10M
42. The Sex Files (1999–2005)
Combining equal measure of fun, science, down-to-earth talk and need-to-know information. The Sex Files presents a highly entertaining look at the most primordial of human urges: sex. Each ... See full summary »
43. Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. Strongly prejudiced against this cold and inhospitable place, he leaves his family behind to relocate temporarily there, with the firm intent to quickly come back.
Votes: 41,823 | Gross: $1.48M
45. Barbie in a Mermaid Tale (2010 Video)
TV-Y | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Barbie stars as Merliah, a surfer who learns a shocking secret: she's a mermaid! She and her dolphin friend set out for an undersea adventure to rescue her mother, the queen of Oceana.
46. Enemy Gold (1993)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime
While on a mission to stop a drug operation, three Federal agents accidentally discover gold from the Civil War. With the aid of a corrupt agent, a ruthless criminal kingpin will hunt them down, one by one.
48. Barbie as the Island Princess (2007 Video)
TV-Y | 86 min | Animation, Family
Marooned on an idyllic islet, the beautiful young woman, Ro, sees her world turn upside down, when an adventurous prince takes her and her furry friends to explore civilisation. Could Ro be Rosella, the missing Island Princess?
49. Utopia Falls (2020)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Set in the future, twenty-four teenagers are chosen from the last living colony, to take part of a competition known as The Exemplar. That's the chance to write their names into history.
50. Zazie dans le Métro (1960)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy
With her mother away for the weekend, a brash and precocious ten-year-old country girl sets out to explore Paris during a Métro strike under her uncle's not-so-watchful eye. But can a little girl cause so much chaos in the city centre?