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1. Joe (I) (2013)

R | 1 hr 57 min | Crime, Drama

An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Gary Poulter, Ronnie Gene Blevins

Votes: 39,982

2. Valkyrie (2008)

PG-13 | 2 hr 1 min | Drama, History, Thriller

A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 200,661

3. The Ice Storm (1997)

R | 1 hr 52 min | Drama

In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny

Votes: 48,982

4. Grizzly Man (2005)

R | 1 hr 43 min | Documentary, Biography

A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog, Carol Dexter

Votes: 45,505

5. Paranormal Activity (2007)

R | 1 hr 26 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.

Director: Oren Peli | Stars: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs, Amber Armstrong

Votes: 198,334

6. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

PG-13 | 2 hr 2 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 97,854

7. All Is Lost (2013)

PG-13 | 1 hr 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Star: Robert Redford

Votes: 65,627

8. Everest (2015)

PG-13 | 2 hr 1 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, Martin Henderson

Votes: 165,530

9. The Revenant (2015)

R | 2 hr 36 min | Adventure, Drama, History

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 541,245

10. Das finstere Tal (2014)

Not Rated | 1 hr 55 min | Mystery, Western

Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alps. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.

Director: Andreas Prochaska | Stars: Sam Riley, Tobias Moretti, Paula Beer, Thomas Schubert

Votes: 9,166

11. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

PG | 2 hr 8 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Votes: 44,069

12. Trollhunter (2010)

PG-13 | 1 hr 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.

Director: André Øvredal | Stars: Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg, Knut Nærum, Glenn Erland Tosterud

Votes: 59,756

13. Dance of the Vampires (1967)

Not Rated | 1 hr 31 min | Comedy, Horror

A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack MacGowran, Roman Polanski, Alfie Bass, Jessie Robins

Votes: 25,107

14. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)

R | 2 hr 1 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Julia Ormond, Ona Fletcher, Agga Olsen, Patrick Field

Votes: 12,319

15. Fargo (1996)

R | 1 hr 38 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Votes: 511,814

16. A Cold Night's Death (1973 TV Movie)

1 hr 14 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Scientists Culp and Wallach suspect that there is someone other than their research primates inhabiting their polar station.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Robert Culp, Eli Wallach, Michael C. Gwynne, Vic Perrin

Votes: 582

17. Fargo (2014– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND.

Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks

Votes: 230,573

18. Good Kill (2014)

R | 1 hr 42 min | Drama, Thriller, War

A family man begins to question the ethics of his job as a drone pilot.

Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz, Fatima El Bahraouy

Votes: 19,280

19. Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 1 hr 58 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

A chronicle of the tempestuous six year romance between megastar singer, Liberace, and his young lover, Scott Thorson.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Eric Zuckerman

Votes: 35,546

20. Secretary (2002)

R | 1 hr 47 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 73,061

21. No God, No Master (2013)

PG-13 | 1 hr 34 min | Crime, Drama, History

When a series of package bombs show up on the doorsteps of prominent politicians and businessmen in the summer of 1919, U.S. Bureau of Investigation Agent William Flynn (Strathairn) is ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Green | Stars: David Strathairn, Ray Wise, Sam Witwer, Alessandro Mario

Votes: 702

22. Maggie (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 1 hr 35 min | Drama, Horror

A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into cannibalistic zombies. During her transformation, her loving father stays by her side.

Director: Henry Hobson | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson, Laura Cayouette

Votes: 36,012

23. Jack (I) (2014)

1 hr 43 min | Drama

Jack is a young boy who lives in a troubled family with little money.

Director: Edward Berger | Stars: Ivo Pietzcker, Georg Arms, Luise Heyer, Nele Mueller-Stöfen

Votes: 748

24. The Conjuring (2013)

R | 1 hr 52 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor

Votes: 351,340

25. Silent Hill (2006)

R | 2 hr 5 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden, Sean Bean, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 192,010

26. The Calling (2014)

R | 1 hr 48 min | Drama, Thriller

Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Fort Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.

Director: Jason Stone | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Gil Bellows, Ellen Burstyn, Topher Grace

Votes: 6,869

27. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

R | 1 hr 57 min | Biography, Drama

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn

Votes: 371,014

28. Blinkende lygter (2000)

Not Rated | 1 hr 49 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Four small-time gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop... See full summary »

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 16,320

29. Foxcatcher (2014)

R | 2 hr 14 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 118,853

30. Calvary (2014)

R | 1 hr 42 min | Drama

After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

Director: John Michael McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 48,226

31. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

R | 2 hr | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 685,197

32. Rammbock (2010)

R | 1 hr 3 min | Horror, Thriller

Just when Michael arrives in Berlin to visit his ex-girlfriend Gabi, a terrible virus starts spreading across the city at a rapid pace, turning people into mindless homicidal maniacs. Much ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin Kren | Stars: Michael Fuith, Theo Trebs, Anka Graczyk, Emily Cox

Votes: 4,622

33. The Equalizer (2014)

R | 2 hr 12 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour

Votes: 259,137

34. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

PG-13 | 1 hr 34 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

Votes: 266,960

35. 4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)

R | 1 hr 22 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Shanyn Leigh, Natasha Lyonne, Paul Hipp

Votes: 4,388

36. The Woodsman (2004)

R | 1 hr 27 min | Drama, Romance

A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Yasiin Bey, David Alan Grier

Votes: 29,178

37. Nightcrawler (2014)

R | 1 hr 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

Director: Dan Gilroy | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed

Votes: 358,360

38. Interstellar (2014)

PG-13 | 2 hr 49 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Votes: 1,132,739

39. The Broken (2008)

R | 1 hr 33 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

In London, the radiologist Gina McVey organizes a surprise birthday party to her father John McVey with her boyfriend Stefan Chambers, her brother Daniel McVey and his girlfriend Kate ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Ellis | Stars: Lena Headey, Ulrich Thomsen, Melvil Poupaud, Michelle Duncan

Votes: 9,351

40. The Maze Runner (2014)

PG-13 | 1 hr 53 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.

Director: Wes Ball | Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Votes: 352,421

41. Predestination (I) (2014)

R | 1 hr 37 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos.

Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor, Madeleine West

Votes: 203,193

42. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

R | 1 hr 42 min | Crime, Thriller

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Directors: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 128,843

43. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

PG | 1 hr 47 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg

Votes: 190,895

44. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

PG-13 | 2 hr 24 min | Adventure, Fantasy

Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 405,398

45. Lucy (I) (2014)

R | 1 hr 29 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Amr Waked

Votes: 371,241

46. Top of the Lake (2013– )

TV-MA | 1 hr | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Obsessed with the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl near a freezing lake in New Zealand, a brave detective will find herself up against small-town secrets and a side of herself that was meticulously kept at bay.

Stars: Elisabeth Moss, David Wenham, Peter Mullan, Thomas M. Wright

Votes: 26,153

47. The Brothers Bloom (2008)

PG-13 | 1 hr 54 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi

Votes: 44,382

48. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 1 hr 44 min | Drama, Mystery

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

Director: John Patrick Shanley | Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

Votes: 107,401

49. The Killing (2011–2014)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Liam James

Votes: 79,366

50. House of Wax (1953)

Approved | 1 hr 28 min | Horror

An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones

Votes: 13,154

51. Julia (2008)

R | 2 hr 24 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A woman tries to extort money, using a young boy as bait.

Director: Erick Zonca | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Saul Rubinek, Kate del Castillo, Aidan Gould

Votes: 5,290

52. The Rover (2014)

R | 1 hr 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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