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1. Lion (2016)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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69 Metascore

A five-year-old Indian boy is adopted by an Australian couple after getting lost hundreds of kilometers from home. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Director: Garth Davis | Stars: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar

Votes: 193,313 | Gross: $51.74M

2. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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79 Metascore

Mohandas K. Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Rohini Hattangadi, Roshan Seth

Votes: 211,388 | Gross: $52.77M

3. Devdas (I) (2002)

Not Rated | 185 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.6
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After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain.

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff

Votes: 36,127 | Gross: $3.50M

4. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett

Votes: 18,306 | Gross: $8.66M

5. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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While investigating the disappearance of a chemist, a detective uncovers a larger conspiracy to unsettle Calcutta.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Neeraj Kabi, Divya Menon

Votes: 14,871 | Gross: $0.58M

6. The World of Apu (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

8.5
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This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Votes: 10,424 | Gross: $0.02M

7. City of Joy (1992)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama

6.5
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An American doctor, a British nurse and an illiterate Indian farmer join together to transform a Calcutta ghetto in this uplifting, inspirational movie starring Patrick Swayze and Pauline Collins.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Pauline Collins, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi

Votes: 4,516 | Gross: $14.68M

8. Aparajito (1956)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

8.3
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Following his father's death, a boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Pinaki Sengupta, Smaran Ghosal, Kamala Adhikari, Lalchand Banerjee

Votes: 10,154 | Gross: $0.17M

9. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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A major countermands orders and attacks to avenge a previous massacre of men, women, and children.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 4,263

10. Janwar (1965)

247 min | Musical, Romance

7.0
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The wealthy patriarch of a Mumbai family learns more than wants to about his own origins after his refusal to accept his sons' chosen spouses drives them and his own wife away.

Director: Bhappi Sonie | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Rajshree, Rehman, Shyama

Votes: 151

11. Up at the Villa (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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57 Metascore

A widow finds choosing a new husband might not be her choice at all, as the actions of her various prospects confine her freedom.

Director: Philip Haas | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sean Penn, Anne Bancroft, James Fox

Votes: 2,528 | Gross: $2.93M

12. Mother Teresa (2003 TV Movie)

110 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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Mother Teresa's life is portrayed from the beginning of her ministry to her death. She seeks to serve the poor by creating a new "congregation" in the Church, establishing refuges for the ... See full summary »

Director: Fabrizio Costa | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio, Michael Mendl

Votes: 593

13. Do Bigha Zamin (1953)

131 min | Drama

8.4
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In the hope of earning enough money to pay off his debts and save his land, a poor farmer becomes a rickshaw puller in the Calcutta and faces many difficulties.

Director: Bimal Roy | Stars: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Rattan Kumar, Murad

Votes: 1,580

14. The Adversary (1970)

110 min | Drama

8.1
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A young college graduate is struggling to find a job. He lives in a flat with his younger, employed sister, revolutionary brother and widowed mother. The strain of the situation ultimately causes him to hallucinate.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Dhritiman Chatterjee, Asgar Ali, Arabinda Banerjee, Soumitra Bannerjee

Votes: 1,295

15. The Middleman (1975)

131 min | Drama

8.3
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A bright and idealistic young man steels himself for the dog-eat-dog business world, only to flounder in a job market packed with thousands of other hopefuls.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Pradip Mukherjee, Rafiq Ahmed, S. Bagchi, Ajit Banerjee

Votes: 1,188

16. China Town (1962)

Not Rated | 151 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.9
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A Darjeeling-based singer is asked to impersonate and take over the life of a Calcutta-based China Town gangster.

Director: Shakti Samanta | Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Shakila, Helen, Madan Puri

Votes: 167

17. India Song (1975)

120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.3
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Anne-Marie Stretter, wife of a French diplomat, lives in 1930s India. She takes many lovers as systems of oppression decay around her.

Director: Marguerite Duras | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Carrière, Claude Mann

Votes: 1,318

18. Clive of India (1935)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

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In the mid-1700's the East India Company has power over commerce on the sub-continent, with the blessings of the British government. A clerk in the company, Robert Clive, is frustrated by ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Ronald Colman, Loretta Young, Colin Clive, Francis Lister

Votes: 340

19. Mahanadi (1994)

162 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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A man tries to get his family back in shape after a stint in jail.

Director: Santhana Bharathi | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sukanya, Poornam Vishwanathan, Mahanadhi Shobana

Votes: 2,800

20. Calcutta (1946)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Gail Russell, William Bendix, June Duprez

Votes: 310

21. Gandhi, My Father (2007)

Not Rated | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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57 Metascore

The account of troubled relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his eldest son.

Director: Feroz Abbas Khan | Stars: Akshaye Khanna, Darshan Jariwala, Shefali Shah, Bhoomika Chawla

Votes: 1,521 | Gross: $0.24M

22. Calcutta (1969)

105 min | Documentary

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With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta, a city of 8,000,000 in the late 1960's: rich and poor, exotic and ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 504

23. Choodalani Vundi (1998)

148 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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In Calcutta, a man searches for his son who has been kidnapped by his father-in-law.

Director: Gunasekhar | Stars: Chiranjeevi, Soundarya, Anjala Zaveri, Prakash Raj

Votes: 363

24. Kabuliwala (1961)

95 min | Drama

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A poor Afghani leaves his family behind to earn a living as a dried fruit vendor in India. Profoundly homesick, he befriends a young girl who reminds him of his own daughter. Meanwhile, the locals are distrustful of all foreigners.

Director: Hemen Gupta | Stars: Balraj Sahni, Baby Sonu, Usha Kiran, Padma

Votes: 290

25. Mohabbat Isko Kahete Hain (1965)

102 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Vijay and Rajni have been childhood sweethearts in a small town called Rajgarh. They did separate for a few years when Rajni and her maternal grandma, Leela, went to live in Calcutta. When ... See full summary »

Director: Akhtar Mirza | Stars: Nanda, Shashi Kapoor, Ramesh Deo, Leela Chitnis

Votes: 20

26. Paar (1984)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama

7.4
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This is Goutam Ghose's speculative commentary on poverty and exploitation in rural Bihar, based on Bengali story Paathi.

Director: Goutam Ghose | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Utpal Dutt, Anil Chatterjee

Votes: 280

27. The Thirteenth Chair (1937)

Passed | 66 min | Drama

6.5
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Inspector Marney of Scotland Yard travels to Calcutta to investigate the murder of Leonard Lee, a generally despised man in these parts. John Wales, who did consider Lee a friend - his best... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: May Whitty, Madge Evans, Lewis Stone, Elissa Landi

Votes: 208

28. The Trouble with Merle (2002)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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The director explores the birth origins of actress Merle Oberon, traveling to Tasmania and India in search of the truth, but her quest ultimately results in probably more questions than it answers.

Director: Maree Delofski | Stars: Merle Oberon, Charles Higham, Alexander Korda, Harry Selby

Votes: 9

29. Calcutta News (2008)

Crime, Drama, Romance

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Krishna priya (Meera Jasmine) get married to Harikumar (Indrajith sukumaran) and move to Culcutta with him.From there she understand that she was cheaten by his husband

Director: Blessy | Stars: Dileep, Meera Jasmine, Indrajith Sukumaran, Vimala Raman

Votes: 234

30. Neel Akasher Neechey (1959)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

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A poor Chinese hawker,Wang Lu sells his merchandise, China silk in the streets of Calcutta.

Director: Mrinal Sen | Stars: Kali Bannerjee, Manju Dey, Smriti Biswas, Bikash Roy

Votes: 106

31. Angry Monk: Reflections on Tibet (2005)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

6.8
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A road-movie and a time-travel in the footsteps of the rebellious Tibetan monk Gendun Choephel - revealing a face of old & present-day Tibet that goes against popular clichés.

Director: Luc Schaedler | Stars: Thomas Sarbacher, Loten Namling, Philip Maurice Hayes

Votes: 101

32. Monsoon Baby (2014 TV Movie)

Drama

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For many years Nina and Mark have been trying to have a child, including many unsuccessful attempts with IVF treatment. Adoption is not an option for them. They long for their own child, ... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Kleinert | Stars: Julia Jentsch, Robert Kuchenbuch, Tillotama Shome, Swaroopa Gosh

Votes: 89

33. Nishi Padma (1970)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Director: Arabinda Mukhopadhyay | Stars: Gangapada Basu, Premangshu Bose, Nripati Chatterjee, Sabitri Chatterjee

Votes: 23

34. Quest of the H.M.S. Buffalo (1986 Video)

43 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Director: Brian Grant | Stars: Brenton Whittle, John Bannon, Barry Eshman, Alan Hale

35. A Journey from Calcutta to Kolkata (2009)

60 min

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This is about the documentary feature film on the "City of Joy"- Calcutta which is framed on the transition of the city from where it used to be called Calcutta to when now it is called as Kolkata.

Director: Debasis Choudhuri | Stars: Smarjit Bandopadhya, Saibal Banerjee, Sarbani Chatterjee, Joy

36. Relic Hunter (1999–2002)
Episode: Dagger of Death (2000)

TV-14 | 42 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure

7.2
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India, 500 AD: A precious dagger is used in human sacrifices to goddess Kali. 2000: Dr. Terrace is in a maximum security prison for killing his assistant. The dagger compelled him and now Sydney must return it to its sheath in India.

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Tia Carrere, Christien Anholt, Lindy Booth, Elias Zarou

Votes: 34



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