I love the works of

by SushiStoner103 | created - 26 Feb 2018 | updated - 4 days ago | Public

Ranked and rated according to role

1. Paolo Sorrentino

Writer | Youth

Paolo Sorrentino was born on May 31, 1970 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for Youth (2015), The Great Beauty (2013) and This Must Be the Place (2011). He is married to Daniela D'Antonio. They have two children.

Films ranked from best to worst

1) Youth 10/10 2) The Great Beauty 9/10 3) This must be the place 8/10 4) Loro 8/10 5) The family friend 8/10 6) Consequences of love 8/10 7) Il divo 7/10

2. Takeshi Kitano

Actor | Zatôichi

Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...

Films ranked from best to worst

1) Sonatine 9/10 2) Kikujiro 8/10 3) Battle Royale 8/10 4) Kids return 8/10 5) Achilles and the Tortoise 8/10 7) Takeshis' 8/10 8) Fireworks 7/10 9) Dolls 7/10 10) Brother 7/10 11) A scene at the sea 7/10 12) Zatoichi 7/10 13) Violent cop 7/10 14) Boiling Point 7/10 15) Outrage 6/10

3. Darren Aronofsky

Director | Pi

Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art. After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won ...

Films ranked from best to worst:

1) Requiem for a Dream 9/10 2) Black Swan 9/10 3) Mother 8/10 4) The Fountain 8/10 5) The Wrestler 8/10 6) Noah 7/10 7) Pi 6/10

4. Hayao Miyazaki

Director | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's greatest animation directors. The entertaining plots, compelling characters, and breathtaking animation in his films have earned him international renown from critics as well as public recognition within Japan. The Walt Disney Company's commitment to introduce the ...

Films ranked from best to best

1) Princess Mononoke 9/10 2) Spirited Away 9/10 3) Kiki's Delivery Service 8/10 4) Totoro 8/10 5) Howls Moving Castle 8/10 6) Ponyo 8/10

5. Jan Svankmajer

Director | Otesánek

After studying at the Institute of Industrial Arts and the Marionette Faculty of the Prague Academy of Fine Arts in the 1950s, Jan Svankmajer started working as a theatre director, chiefly in association with the Theatre of Masks and the Black Theatre. He first experimented with film-making after ...

Films ranked from best to worst:

1) Surviving Life 8/10 2) Alice 8/10 3) Otensanek 7/10 4) Insect 7/10 5) Conspirators of Pleasure 6/10

6. Chan-wook Park

Director | Ah-ga-ssi

Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for The Handmaiden (2016), Thirst (2009) and Oldboy (2003). He is married to Eun-hee Kim. They have one child.

Oldboy 10/10 The handmaiden 8/10 Sympathy for Mr Vengeance 7/10 Lady vengeance 7/10 Three extremes 7/10 Thirst 6/10

7. Gaspar Noé

Director | Climax

Gaspar Noé was born on December 27, 1963 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a director and producer, known for Climax (2018), Irréversible (2002) and Enter the Void (2009).

Films ranked from best to worst

1) Enter the Void 9/10 2) Climax 8/10 3) Irreversible 8/10 4) I stand alone 7/10 5) Love 7/10

8. Seijun Suzuki

Director | Tsigoineruwaizen

Seijun Suzuki was born in Nihonbashi, Tôkyô, on May 24, 1923. In 1943, he entered the army to fight at the front. In 1946, he enrolled in the film department of the Kamakura Academy and passed the assistant director's exam. For the next few years, he worked as an assistant director at several ...

films ranked from best to worst

1) Branded to Kill 8/10 2) Tokyo Drifter 8/10 3) Story of a prostitute 7/10 4) Gate of flesh 7/10 5) Youth of the beast 6/10

9. David Lynch

Writer | Twin Peaks

Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future ...

Films ranked from best to worst

1) Fire walk with me 8/10 2) Wild at heart 8/10 3) Blue velvet 8/10 4) Eraserhead 8/10 5) The elephant man 7/10 6) Mulholland Drive 7/10

10. Terry Gilliam

Writer | Brazil

Terry Gilliam was born near Medicine Lake, Minnesota. When he was 12 his family moved to Los Angeles where he became a fan of MAD magazine. In his early twenties he was often stopped by the police who suspected him of being a drug addict and Gilliam had to explain that he worked in advertising. In ...

Films ranked from best to worst

1) the Zero theorem 8/10 2) Twelve monkeys 8/10 3) Brazil 7/10 4) fear and Loathing 7/10 5) Tideland 4/10

11. Takashi Miike

Director | Koroshiya 1

Takashi Miike was born in the small town of Yao on the outskirts of Osaka, Japan. His main interest growing up was motorbikes, and for a while he harbored ambitions to race professionally. At the age of 18 he went to study at the film school in Yokohama founded by renowned director Shôhei Imamura, ...

Films ranked from best to worst

1) Gozu 8/10 2) Audition 7/10 3) As the gods will 7/10 4) One missed call 7/10 5) Ichi the killer 7/10 6) Lesson of the evil 7/10 7) Three extremes 7/10 8) Fudoh New generation 6/10 9) City of lost souls 6/10 10) Blade of the Immortal 6/10 12) Visitor Q 6/10 12) Yakuza Apocalypse 4/10

12. Yasujirô Ozu

Director | Tôkyô monogatari

Tokyo-born Yasujiro Ozu was a movie buff from childhood, often playing hooky from school in order to see Hollywood movies in his local theatre. In 1923 he landed a job as a camera assistant at Shochiku Studios in Tokyo. Three years later, he was made an assistant director and directed his first ...

1) Floating weeds 8/10 2) Good morning 7/10 3) Tokyo Story 7/10

13. Denis Villeneuve

Director | Blade Runner 2049

Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian film director and writer. He was born in 1967, in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. He started his career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada. He is best known for his feature films Arrival (2016), Sicario (2015), Prisoners (2013), Enemy (2013), ...

1) Enemy 8/10 2) Arrival 8/10 3) Blade Runner 2049 8/10 4) Prisoners 7/10 5) sicario 6/10

14. Wes Craven

Writer | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision.

Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on ...

1) A Nightmare on elm street 9/10 2) Scream 7/10 3) Scream 4 7/10 4) The hills have eyes 7/10 5) The serpent and the rainbow 7/10 6) New Nightmare 6/10 7) Scream 3 6/10 8) The last house on the left 6/10 9) Scream 2 6/10

15. David Cronenberg

Director | The Fly

David Cronenberg, also known as the King of Venereal Horror or the Baron of Blood, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943. His father, Milton Cronenberg, was a journalist and editor, and his mother, Esther (Sumberg), was a piano player. After showing an inclination for literature at an early...

1) The fly 8/10 2) Videodrome 8/10 3) The dead zone 7/10 4) Naked lunch 7/10 5) Crash 5/10

16. Alexandre Aja

Director | Haute tension

Alexandre Aja was born on August 7, 1978 in Paris, France as Alexandre Jouan Arcady. He is a director and producer, known for High Tension (2003), The Hills Have Eyes (2006) and Piranha 3D (2010). He is married to Laïla Marrakchi.

Horns 8/10 The hills have eyes 7/10 Mirrors 7/10 Piranha 7/10 Switchblade romance 6/10

17. Lars von Trier

Writer | Dancer in the Dark

Probably the most ambitious and visually distinctive filmmaker to emerge from Denmark since Carl Theodor Dreyer over 60 years earlier, Lars von Trier studied film at the Danish Film School and attracted international attention with his very first feature, The Element of Crime (1984). A highly ...

1) The house that jack built 8/10 2) Antichrist 8/10 3) Melancholia 7/10 4) Nymphomaniac Volume 1+2 6/10 5) the idiots 5/10

18. Paul Verhoeven

Director | Zwartboek

Paul Verhoeven graduated from the University of Leiden, with a degree in math and physics. He entered the Royal Netherlands Navy, where he began his film career by making documentaries for the Navy and later for TV. In 1969, he directed the popular Dutch TV series, Floris (1969), about a medieval ...

1) Robocop 8/10 2) Total Recall 8/10 4) Basic Instinct 7/10 3) Hollow man 7/10 4) Elle 7/10 5) Showgirls 5/10

19. Pedro Almodóvar

Writer | Hable con ella

The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study ...

1) Tie me up Tie me down 8/10 2) The skin i live in 7/10 3) Labyrinth of Passion 5/10

20. Terrence Malick

Writer | Days of Heaven

Terrence Malick was born in Ottawa, Illinois. His family subsequently lived in Oklahoma and he went to school in Austin, Texas. He did his undergraduate work at Harvard, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in philosophy in 1965.

A member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, he attended Magdalen ...

Knight of cups 8/10 Tree of life 7/10

21. Nicolas Winding Refn

Writer | The Neon Demon

Writer, director, and producer Nicolas Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1970, to Anders Refn, a film director and editor, and Vibeke Winding (née Tuxen), a cinematographer. Just before he turned 11, in 1981, he moved to New York with his parents, where he lived out his teen years. ...

Drive 9/10 Neon Demon 8/10 Bronson 8/10 Only god forgives 7/10

22. Joon-ho Bong

Writer | Okja

Joon-ho Bong was born on September 14, 1969 in Daegu, South Korea. He is a writer and director, known for Okja (2017), Snowpiercer (2013) and Memories of Murder (2003).

Snowpiercer 9/10 Okja 7/10 The Host 7/10 Tokyo 7/10

23. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

Wolf of Wall sreet 9/10 Shutter island 8/10 Taxi Driver 8/10 Goodfellas 7/10 Hugo 7/10 After hours 6/10

24. Willem Dafoe

Actor | Spider-Man

Having made over one hundred films in his legendary career, Willem Dafoe is internationally respected for bringing versatility, boldness, and dare to some of the most iconic films of our time. His artistic curiosity in exploring the human condition leads him to projects all over the world, large ...

Spider-man 10/10 American psycho 8/10 Boondock saints 9/10 John Wick 8/10 Antichrist 9/10 Wild at heart 8/10 Basquit 8/10 Florida project 8/10 streets of fire 8/10 Pasolini 8/10 Smile man 8/10 Grand budapest hotel 8/10 Mr beans holiday 8/10 shadow of the vampire 8/10 dog eat dog 7/10 new rose hotel 6/10 At eternity's gate 7/10 speed 2 6/10 4:44 last day on earth 6/10

25. Christopher Walken

Actor | Hairspray

Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter (1978), and has been seen in mostly character roles, often ...

king of new york 9/10 pulp fiction 8/10 true romance 9/10 seven psychopaths 8/10 Basquit 8/10 wedding crashers 7/10 sleepy hollow 8/10 the dead zone 8/10 catch me if you can 8/10 hairspray 8/10 stand up guys 7/10 Communion 7/10 a view to a kill 6/10 batman returns 7/10 click 7/10 balls of fury 7/10 new rose hotel 6/10 Gigli 10/10 the rundown 5/10 envy 5/10 Nine lives 6/10 the dogs of war 6/10 The power of few 6/10

26. Quentin Tarantino

Writer | Reservoir Dogs

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old.

In January of...

Kill bill 8/10 from dusk till dawn 8/10 True romance 8/10 Pulp fiction 8/10 resovoir dogs 7/10 death proof 7/10 django 7/10 hateful eight 5/10

27. Ridley Scott

Producer | The Martian

Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...

Alien 9/10 Blade runner 9/10 black rain 8/10 Prometheus 8/10 Gladiator 8/10 Alien covenant 7/10 Exodus god and kings 6/10 Hannibal 6/10 legend 6/10

28. Stanley Kubrick

Director | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would ...

The shining 8/10 A clockwork orange 8/10 2001 space odyssey 8/10 eyes wide shut 7/10 Lolita 7/10 dr strangelove 7/10

29. Christopher Nolan

Writer | Dunkirk

Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made.

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Interstellar 9/10 The dark knight trilogy 8/10 Inception 8/10 memento 8/10 The prestige 7/10 Dunkirk 5/10

30. David Fincher

Director | Se7en

David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials...

fight club 9/10 gone girl 8/10 girl with the dragon tattoo 8/10 se7en 8/10 alien 3 7/10 the social network 7/10 curious case of Benjamin button 7/10 Zodiac 7/10 Panic room 6/10

31. Danny Boyle

Director | 127 Hours

Danny Boyle was born on October 20, 1956 in Manchester, England as Daniel Boyle. He is a director and producer, known for 127 Hours (2010), 28 Days Later... (2002) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008).

127 hours 8/10 Trainspotting 2 8/10 Trainspotting 7/10 The beach 7/10 slumdog millionaire 7/10 28 days later 7/10 sunshine 6/10

32. Charlie Kaufman

Writer | Synecdoche, New York

Avid reader Charlie Kaufman wrote plays and made short films as a young student. He moved from Massapequa, New York to West Hartford, Connecticut in 1972 where he attended high school. As a comedic actor, he performed in school plays and, after graduation, he enrolled at Boston University but soon ...

eternal sunshine of the spotless mind 9/10 anomalisa 9/10 Being John Malkovich 7/10 synecdoche new york 7/10

33. Tilda Swinton

Actress | We Need to Talk About Kevin

The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented actress Tilda Swinton have been appreciated by a more international audience of late.

She was born Katherine Mathilda Swinton on November 5, 1960, in London, England. Her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was ...

Snowpiercer 10/10 suspiria 9/10 we need to talk about kevin 9/10 Grand budapest hotel 8/10 Zero theorem 7/10 Okja 8/10 The beach 8/10 Dr strange 7/10 Vanilla sky 6/10

34. Keanu Reeves

Actor | The Matrix

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...

The matrix 7/10 Point break 7/10 The bad batch 8/10 The neon demon 8/10 John wick chapter 1+2 8/10 The devils advocate 8/10 Bill and Ted 7/10 Speed 7/10 The matrix reloaded 7/10 The matrix revolutions 7/10 knock knock 4/10 47 ronin 5/10 man of tai chi 7/10 the day the earth stood still 6/10 flying 6/10 to the bone 6/10

35. Sacha Baron Cohen

Actor | Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

British actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen was born in Hammersmith, London. He is the son of Daniella (Weiser), a movement instructor, and Gerald Baron Cohen, a clothing store owner. His father, born in England and raised in Wales, was of Eastern European Jewish descent, while his mother was born...

Borat 9/10 Bruno 8/10 The dictator 8/10 Hugo 8/10 This is america 8/10 Brother grimsby 8/10 Ali G in da house 8/10 Talledega nights 7/10 Alice through the looking glass 5/10

36. Johnny Depp

Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.

He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.

Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped ...

A nightmare on elm street 7/10 Pirate of the carribbean 2 9/10 Pirate of the carribbean 9/10 Dead man 8/10 edward scissor hands 8/10 fear and loathing in las vegas 9/10 Pirate of the carribbean 3 9/10 sleepy hollow 8/10 dark shadows 7/10 Alice in wonderland 7/10 blow 8/10 charlie and the chocolate factory 8/10 secret window 8/10 tusk 4/10 transcendence 5/10 Murder on the Orient express 5/10 Pirate of the carribbean 4 7/10 Pirates of the carribbean 5 4/10 mortdecai 3/10 yoga hosers 2/10

37. Richard Kelly

Writer | Donnie Darko

James Richard Kelly better known as Richard Kelly, is an American film director and writer, known for writing and directing the cult classic Donnie Darko in 2001. Kelly was born James Richard Kelly in Newport News, Virginia, the son of Lane and Ennis Kelly. He grew up in Midlothian, Virginia, where...

Donnie darko 8/10 The box 7/10

38. Sion Sono

Director | Ai no mukidashi

Shion Sono is a Japanese director, writer and poet. Born in Aichi Perfecture in 1961 he started his career working as a poet before taking his first steps in film directing. As a student he shot a series of short films in Super 8 and managed to make his first feature films in the late 80s and early...

why dont you play in hell 8/10 Antiporno 8/10 Cold Fish 8/10 suicide club 7/10 exte 7/10 tag 7/10 Guilty of romance 6/10

39. Rob Zombie

Director | The Devil's Rejects

Robert Bartleh Cummings, more famously known as Rob Zombie, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on January 12, 1965. He is the oldest son of Louise and Robert Cummings, and has a younger brother, Michael David (aka Spider One; b. 1968), who is the lead singer of Powerman 5000. Growing up, Zombie ...

Lords of Salem 7/10 Devils rejects 6/10 Halloween 6/10 Halloween 2 5/10 House of 1000 corpses 5/10 31 4/10

40. Eli Roth

Producer | Cabin Fever

Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley ...

The green inferno 6/10 Knock Knock 6/10 Cabin Fever 6/10 Hostel II 6/10 Hostel I 5/10

41. Jim Carrey

Actor | Bruce Almighty

Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...

42. Gary Oldman

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Gary Oldman is a talented English movie star and character actor, renowned for his expressive acting style. One of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film and television, he is known for his roles as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986), ...

Leon 9/10 True Romance 9/10 Sid and Nancy 9/10 Harry potter franchise 8/10 The fifth element 8/10 Hannibal 8/10 the dark knight trilogy 8/10 Basquiat 7/10 Lost in space 7/10 the unborn 6/10 robocop 6/10

43. Luc Besson

Writer | The Fifth Element

Luc Besson spent the first years of his life following his parents, scuba diving instructors, around the world. His early life was entirely aquatic. He already showed amazing creativity as a youth, writing early drafts of The Big Blue (1988) and The Fifth Element (1997), as an adolescent bored in ...

1) Leon 8/10 2) Angel-A 7/10 3) Lucy 7/10 4) Fifth element 7/10 5) La femme Nikita 6/10 6) Valerian 6/10 7) The family 5/10

44. Jake Gyllenhaal

Actor | Nightcrawler

Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko (2001). His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from...

Nightcrawler 9/10 Enemy 8/10 Brokeback mountain 8/10 Prisoners 8/10 Velvet Buzzsaw 8/10 OKja 8/10 Demolition 8/10 Donnie Darko 8/10 Zodiac 7/10 Nocturnal Animals 7/10 Source code 7/10 Spider man far from home 7/10 The day after tomorrow 7/10 Southpaw 7/10 life 6/10

45. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

Wolf of wall street 10/10 The revenant 9/10 The great gatsby 9/10 Django unchained 9/10 Inception 9/10 Shutter island 9/10 Basketball diaries 8/10 Titanic 8/10 Romeo and Juliet 7/10 catch me if you can 7/10 The beach 7/10

46. Hans Zimmer

Composer | Gladiator

German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to ...

47. Joe Hisaishi

Composer | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Joe Hisaishi was born on December 6, 1950 in Nagano, Japan as Mamoru Fujisawa. He is known for his work on Spirited Away (2001), The Wind Rises (2013) and Porco Rosso (1992).

48. Ryuichi Sakamoto

Soundtrack | The Revenant

Ryuichi Sakamoto was born on January 17, 1952 in Tokyo, Japan. He was previously married to Akiko Yano.



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