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1. Suspiria (I) (2018)

16 | 152 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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64 Metascore

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.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Doris Hick, Malgorzata Bela

Votes: 9,956 | Gross: $2.45M

2. The Book of Henry (2017)

PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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31 Metascore

With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather.

Director: Colin Trevorrow | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman

Votes: 17,398 | Gross: $4.22M

3. Death Becomes Her (1992)

12 | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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56 Metascore

When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn, Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 91,910 | Gross: $58.42M

4. Corpse Bride (2005)

MG6 | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.4
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83 Metascore

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.

Directors: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson | Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 218,427 | Gross: $53.36M

5. The Conversation (1974)

12 | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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85 Metascore

A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple, on whom he is spying, will be murdered.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 85,312 | Gross: $4.42M

6. Gunpowder (2017)

59 min | Drama, History

6.7
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British activist Guy Fawkes and a group of provincial English Catholics plan to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in the early 17th century.

Stars: Kit Harington, Liv Tyler, Edward Holcroft, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 7,166

7. Bully (2001)

R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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45 Metascore

A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.

Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Brad Renfro, Nick Stahl, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner

Votes: 31,919 | Gross: $1.54M

8. The Ward (2010)

16 | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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38 Metascore

An institutionalized young woman becomes terrorized by a ghost.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Laura-Leigh Claire

Votes: 37,540

9. The Crying Game (1992)

16 | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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90 Metascore

A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 46,436 | Gross: $62.55M

10. To Die For (1995)

12 | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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86 Metascore

A beautiful but naïve aspiring television personality films a documentary on teenagers with a darker ulterior motive.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon, Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck

Votes: 39,060 | Gross: $21.28M

11. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

MG6 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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71 Metascore

A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 84,115 | Gross: $35.33M

12. Kenpû denki beruseruku (1997–1998)

22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.

Stars: Nobutoshi Canna, Marc Diraison, Carrie Keranen, Kevin T. Collins

Votes: 22,629

13. A Perfect Murder (1998)

16 | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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50 Metascore

A wealthy Wall Street speculator discovers that his wife has a lover. He investigates him and uses the carrot and stick to make him murder his wife. Planned to detail, it seems like a perfect murder.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet

Votes: 71,741 | Gross: $67.64M

14. Gi-eok-ui bam (2017)

108 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Jin-Seok (Kang Ha-Neul) moves into a new home with his older brother Yoo-Seok (Kim Moo-Yul), mother (Na Young-Hee) and father (Moon Sung-Geun). Jin-Seok suffers from hypersensitivity, but ... See full summary »

Director: Hang-jun Zhang | Stars: Ha-Neul Kang, Mu-Yeol Kim, Seong-kun Mun, Young-hee Na

Votes: 5,423

15. The Last Seduction (1994)

16 | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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85 Metascore

A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, Bill Pullman, Michael Raysses

Votes: 18,492 | Gross: $6.14M

16. The Day of the Jackal (1973)

12 | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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80 Metascore

A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair, Alan Badel

Votes: 33,711 | Gross: $16.06M

17. Bad Boys (1983)

16 | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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53 Metascore

Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien is sent to reform school after accidentally killing a rival's kid brother.

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody, Eric Gurry

Votes: 12,373 | Gross: $9.20M

18. The Boys from Brazil (1978)

16 | 125 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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40 Metascore

A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 23,064 | Gross: $19.00M

19. Awake (2007)

16 | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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33 Metascore

A wealthy young man undergoing heart transplant surgery discovers that the surgical team intend to murder him.

Director: Joby Harold | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard, Lena Olin

Votes: 68,692 | Gross: $14.38M

20. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

94 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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An allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Votes: 41,593

21. Hamlet (1990)

135 min | Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield

Votes: 19,678 | Gross: $20.71M

22. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders

Votes: 22,735 | Gross: $0.01M

23. Exotica (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama

7.1
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A man whose daughter recently died becomes obsessed with a dancer in the night club Exotica.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Don McKellar, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 16,289 | Gross: $4.18M

24. Demonen (1955)

18 | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.1
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The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal hatch a plan to murder him while having the perfect alibi. They carry out the plan...but then his body disappears.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Votes: 54,812

25. Diabolique (1996)

16 | 107 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.4
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The wife and mistress of the sadistic dean of an exclusive prep school conspire to murder him.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Chazz Palminteri, Kathy Bates

Votes: 12,210 | Gross: $17.00M

26. Indiscretion (2016 TV Movie)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.0
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A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her obsessed lover infiltrates every part of her life.

Director: John Stewart Muller | Stars: Mira Sorvino, Cary Elwes, Christopher Backus, Katherine McNamara

Votes: 718

27. And Then There Were None (1945)

18 | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Seven guests, a newly hired personal secretary and two staff are gathered on an isolated island by an absent host and someone begins killing them off one by one. They work together to determine who is the killer?

Director: René Clair | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward, Roland Young

Votes: 10,967

28. The Final Conflict (1981)

108 min | Horror

5.6
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34 Metascore

The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.

Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Sam Neill, Rossano Brazzi, Don Gordon, Lisa Harrow

Votes: 16,319 | Gross: $20.47M

29. Final Analysis (1992)

16 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A psychiatrist becomes romantically involved with the sister of one of his patients, but the influence of her controlling gangster husband threatens to destroy them both.

Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Uma Thurman, Eric Roberts

Votes: 12,064 | Gross: $28.59M

30. Fatal Instinct (1993)

12 | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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A spoof of the late '80s and early '90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, and Cape Fear. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is seduced ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Armand Assante, Sherilyn Fenn, Kate Nelligan, Sean Young

Votes: 6,170 | Gross: $7.85M

31. Cassandra's Dream (2007)

6 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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49 Metascore

The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go badly and the two become enemies.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Colin Farrell, Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Peter-Hugo Daly

Votes: 47,544 | Gross: $0.97M

32. The Brass Teapot (2012)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller

6.4
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43 Metascore

When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

Director: Ramaa Mosley | Stars: Juno Temple, Michael Angarano, Alexis Bledel, Billy Magnussen

Votes: 13,510 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Hamlet (1948)

154 min | Drama

7.8
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former King.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Votes: 13,522

34. Carry on Cleo (1964)

92 min | Comedy, History

6.8
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Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey

Votes: 3,502

35. Antikörper (2005)

127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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57 Metascore

Wanted for a long time, serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him and finds out more then he is looking for.

Director: Christian Alvart | Stars: Norman Reedus, Christian von Aster, André Hennicke, Waltraud Witte

Votes: 6,824

36. The Other Side of Midnight (1977)

12 | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Marie-France Pisier, John Beck, Susan Sarandon, Raf Vallone

Votes: 1,390 | Gross: $24.65M

37. Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014)

82 min | Comedy, Crime

5.4
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21 Metascore

Ward's wife is a bitch. Everyone knows it. Including Ward. After numerous conversations and ruminations on the subject amongst Ward's colorful group of friends, a fortuitous accident leads ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Foley | Stars: Amy Acker, Ava Carpinello, James Carpinello, Dagmara Dominczyk

Votes: 5,092

38. Barbie en de 12 dansende prinsessen (2006 Video)

AL | 83 min | Animation, Family

6.7
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King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Richardson | Stars: Kelly Sheridan, Catherine O'Hara, Nicole Oliver, Jennifer Copping

Votes: 2,623

39. Sudden Fear (1952)

110 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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After an ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged playwright and marries her, he plots with his mistress to murder her.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 3,953

40. Etoile (1989)

101 min | Fantasy, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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Young American ballerina enrolls in a prestigious ballet school in Hungary. She suddenly becomes inexplicably obsessed with Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and her personality completely changes. A young man in love with her investigates.

Director: Peter Del Monte | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Gary McCleery, Laurent Terzieff, Olimpia Carlisi

Votes: 388

41. The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972)

99 min | Family, Mystery, Fantasy

7.1
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A mysterious, very old solicitor Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen and her young children in her squalid, tiny Camden Town flat and makes her an offer she cannot refuse. The family become the ... See full summary »

Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: Laurence Naismith, Graham Crowden, Dorothy Alison, Benjamin Smith

Votes: 886

42. Niagara (1953)

18 | 92 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Max Showalter

Votes: 12,939

43. Lo strano vizio della signora Wardh (1971)

98 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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An ambassador's wife discovers that one of the men in her life - either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover - may be a vicious serial killer.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Conchita Airoldi, Manuel Gil

Votes: 3,044

44. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1975 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.0
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A young mongoose protects his human family from two murderous cobrae.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Orson Welles, June Foray, Les Tremayne, Michael LeClair

Votes: 1,512

45. Blade Runner (1997 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Crime

8.9
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You play a blade runner investigating a series of violent replicant crimes, only to discover far more than you bargained for.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Martin Azarow, Mark Benninghoffen, Warren Burton, Gwen Castaldi

Votes: 1,582

46. Impact (1949)

111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker

Votes: 2,420

47. Spot niet met spoken (1945)

96 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 4,640

48. The Stone Killer (1973)

16 | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A top New York detective is sent to Los Angeles where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Martin Balsam, Jack Colvin, Paul Koslo

Votes: 2,326

49. ExTerminators (2009)

12 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Three women who meet in an anger-management class decide to form a traditional business with very untraditional methods.

Director: John Inwood | Stars: Heather Graham, Jennifer Coolidge, Matthew Settle, Amber Heard

Votes: 1,828

50. Proxy Kill (2018)

83 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.6
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A survivor of violent crime descends into a world of murder and lies when he allies with a woman claiming to be his confidant for her own nefarious gains.

Director: Kyle Downes | Stars: Mandy Amano, Tasha Ames, Catherine Annette, Yves Bright

Votes: 38



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