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1. 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: 12,538

2. Thelma (2017)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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74 Metascore

A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge with devastating results.

Director: Joachim Trier | Stars: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Votes: 23,093 | Gross: $0.15M

3. Cecil B. DeMented (2000)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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57 Metascore

An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage filmmakers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Stephen Dorff, Alicia Witt, Adrian Grenier

Votes: 12,974 | Gross: $1.28M

4. Peeping Tom (1960)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.7
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A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Votes: 28,399 | Gross: $0.08M

5. Boulevard (2014)

R | 88 min | Drama

5.8
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52 Metascore

A devoted husband in a marriage of convenience is forced to confront his secret life.

Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Robin Williams, Roberto Aguire, Kathy Baker, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 7,698 | Gross: $0.12M

6. Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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67 Metascore

Bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Brian Keith, Julie Harris

Votes: 5,981

7. Abigail Lesley Is Back in Town (1975)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A seductive woman who left her small fishing town long ago, after being caught with another woman's husband, returns to shake up the place by seducing everyone, including the woman and her girlfriends.

Director: Joseph W. Sarno | Stars: Mary Mendum, Jennifer Jordan, Eric Edwards, Jamie Gillis

Votes: 355

8. Clair Obscur (2016)

105 min | Drama

6.5
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Two Turkish women one oppressed by sexist traditions and one liberated by modern mores, have more in common than it would seem.

Director: Yesim Ustaoglu | Stars: Funda Eryigit, Ecem Uzun, Okan Yalabik, Mehmet Kurtulus

Votes: 1,643

9. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama

6.6
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73 Metascore

Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Saundra McClain, Margaret Welsh

Votes: 2,700 | Gross: $7.70M

10. Plan B (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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After girlfriend Laura dumps him for another man, Bruno plots to come between the new lovers. But his plan takes an unexpected turn, causing Bruno to question his own sexuality.

Director: Marco Berger | Stars: Manuel Vignau, Lucas Ferraro, Mercedes Quinteros, Damián Canduci

Votes: 3,773

11. Lancelot of the Lake (1974)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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74 Metascore

A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur's knights, far from being heroic, are conniving ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Luc Simon, Laura Duke Condominas, Humbert Balsan, Vladimir Antolek-Oresek

Votes: 3,181

12. Orpheus' Song (2019)

Not Rated | 72 min | Adventure

5.6
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Two best friends from Berlin win a trip to Greece. On their excursion, they get lost on an island. They spend the night together in a cave and dream a mystical dream. On the next day, nothing between the two will be like it was before.

Director: Tor Iben | Stars: Sascha Weingarten, Julien Lickert, Henry Morales, Kristina Kostiv

Votes: 120

13. Dreamchild (1985)

PG | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell Hargreaves (Coral Browne) (the book's inspiration) as an old woman ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Coral Browne, Ian Holm, Peter Gallagher, Caris Corfman

Votes: 1,383 | Gross: $1.22M

14. Nothing Bad Can Happen (2013)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.9
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51 Metascore

The young Tore seeks in Hamburg a new life among the religious group called The Jesus Freaks. When he by accident meets a family and helps them to repair their car, he believes that a ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Gebbe | Stars: Julius Feldmeier, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Annika Kuhl, Gro Swantje Kohlhof

Votes: 1,303 | Gross: $0.00M

15. It's in the Water (1997)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Residents of the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas go into a panic after a gay local says the town's water supply is what made him gay.

Director: Kelli Herd | Stars: Keri Jo Chapman, Teresa Garrett, Derrick Sanders, Timothy Vahle

Votes: 1,533

16. Mujeres Infieles (2004)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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The consequences of the infidelity of three women, a news reader, the owner of a house and a woman at a business dinner.

Director: Rodrigo Ortuzar Lynch | Stars: María José Prieto, Viviana Rodríguez, Daniel Alcaíno, Liliana Ross

Votes: 356

17. Zirneklis (1992)

98 min | Drama, Horror

6.6
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Nubile shut-in agrees to model for a strange artist as Virgin Mary. His sinister influence corrupts her repressed sexual urges causing her to have delusions and nightmares about a giant spider raping her. A priest tries to save her.

Director: Vasili Mass | Stars: Romualds Ancans, Aurelija Anuzhite, Saulius Balandis, Liubomiras Laucevicius

Votes: 173

18. Le septième juré (1962)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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In a moment of madness a respectable pharmacist kills a young woman who is sun-bathing by a lake. Unable to take in what he has done, he flees from the scene of the crime and behaves as if nothing has happened.

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Bernard Blier, Danièle Delorme, Maurice Biraud, Jacques Riberolles

Votes: 657

19. M (II) (2018)

105 min | Documentary

7.2
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"M" as Menahem, child prodigy with the golden voice, abused by members of his community who adulated him. Fifteen years later he returned to the scene of the crime: Bnei Brak, the world ... See full summary »

Director: Yolande Zauberman | Star: Menachem Lang

Votes: 179

20. 75 (2017)

97 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.

Director: Joe Zappa | Stars: Tifani Ahren Davis, Kip Bennett, Marcus B. Jackson, Shannon Faith

Votes: 35

21. Artemis 81 (1981 TV Movie)

185 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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The epic battle for the future of mankind is fought between an angel of light and an angel of death.

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Hywel Bennett, Dinah Stabb, Dan O'Herlihy, Sting

Votes: 146

22. Boys Grammar (2005)

8 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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Bullying is taken to unimaginable extremes when a student is raped at an exclusive private boys school.

Director: Dean Francis | Stars: Matt Levett, Tom O'Sullivan, Anthony Phelan, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 426

23. The Country Teacher (2008)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Petr, youthful, quiet, and sensitive, comes from Prague to teach natural science in a country town. The gruff principal asks what he's running from and predicts he'll be gone in six months.... See full summary »

Director: Bohdan Sláma | Stars: Pavel Liska, Zuzana Bydzovská, Ladislav Sedivý, Marek Daniel

Votes: 1,346 | Gross: $0.05M

24. The Bulldance (1988)

R | 88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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After a rape at a girl's gymnastics school, questions arise and bring to light ancient Cretan rituals.

Director: Zelda Barron | Stars: Lauren Hutton, Cliff De Young, Robert Beltran, Viveka Davis

Votes: 92

25. Flexing with Monty (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

3.6
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Macho bodybuilding big brother uses little brother's smarts en route to becoming head of an athletic department till a nun's visit causes a permanent change to their interlocked relationship.

Director: John Albo | Stars: Rudi Davis, Trevor Goddard, Venus Le Dome, Melinda Peterson

Votes: 235

26. Just Say Love (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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After what is supposed to be a no-strings hook up, two men discuss their dreams, what ideal happiness might be like, and maybe a future together.

Director: Bill Humphreys | Stars: Bill Humphreys, Matthew Jaeger, Robert Mammana

Votes: 466 | Gross: $0.00M

27. Heavy Weight (2016)

13 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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When a talented new arrival begins using the local boxing club, Paris, a skilled fighter, is forced into an unexpected struggle with himself. A film about vulnerability in a hyper-masculine world that doesn't allow for it.

Director: Jonny Ruff | Stars: Chuku Modu, Matt Lavall, Dean Christie, Jace Moody

Votes: 155

28. La cameriera nera (1976)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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Major Galeazzo, Chancellor Enea, the goalkeeper Placido, journalist Antenor and others living in a building of the city. All are drawn to the morbid fascination of Mariolina, exuberant ... See full synopsis »

Director: Mario Bianchi | Stars: Carla Brait, Femi Benussi, Gianni Dei, Magda Konopka

Votes: 38

29. Sexy Baby (1968)

89 min | Drama

5.4
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Feminist drama about Sue, an attractive student proud of her sexuality who knows how to play by her own rules and make it in life, and her supportive repressed best friend Ruth, who doesn't know men as well as Sue, which leads to tragedy.

Director: Hansjörg Amon | Stars: Brigitte Skay, Bella Neri, Jöns Andersson, Bettina Lindtberg

Votes: 27

30. Heads I Win, Tails You Lose (1982)

104 min | Comedy

6.4
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Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Renato Pozzetto, Nino Manfredi, Mara Venier, Ida Di Benedetto

Votes: 151

31. Dakota Road (1992)

88 min | Drama

7.0
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A sensitive drama about a farm labourer's abused daughter who fantasises about the officers of the local U.S. Air Base to escape the guilt and hypocrisy of everyday life. But her dreams of ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Ward | Stars: David Bamber, Amelda Brown, Jason Carter, Charlotte Chatton

Votes: 43

32. The Exorcist (2016–2018)
Episode: A Heaven of Hell (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.0
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New details about Mouse's past are revealed as she and Father Bennett head west to rendezvous with Marcus and Tomas.

Director: Meera Menon | Stars: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Zuleikha Robinson, Kurt Egyiawan

Votes: 534

33. Coming Up (2003– )
Episode: I Don't Care (2010)

Drama

6.6
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Luka Bartholomew cares for his bed-ridden mother in the run-down resort town of Porthpunnet. On his thirtieth birthday his mother hires a carer to give him a day off. On a wintry beach he ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Wootliff | Stars: Mark Benton, Di Botcher, Paloma Faith, Helen Grady

Votes: 103

34. StarTalk (2015– )
Episode: The Big Bang Theory's Simon Helberg & Bill Prady (2018)

TV-PG | 47 min | Talk-Show

8.0
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Neil discusses the portrayal of scientists in pop culture featuring his interview with The Big Bang's Theory Simon Helberg and Bill Prady.

Director: Peter Fackler | Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, Charles Liu, Simon Helberg

Votes: 11



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