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1. The Lighthouse (I) (2019)

R | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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83 Metascore

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity whilst living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman, Logan Hawkes

Votes: 90,033 | Gross: $0.43M

2. Papillon (1973)

R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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58 Metascore

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

Votes: 116,953 | Gross: $53.27M

3. Cool Hand Luke (1967)

GP | 127 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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91 Metascore

A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Votes: 154,875 | Gross: $16.22M

4. Cold War (2018)

R | 89 min | Drama, History, Music

7.6
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90 Metascore

In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc, Agata Kulesza

Votes: 42,292 | Gross: $4.57M

5. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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76 Metascore

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 69,453 | Gross: $6.17M

6. 13th (2016)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Crime, News

8.2
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86 Metascore

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker, Dolores Canales

Votes: 21,617

7. Lust for Life (1956)

Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald, Pamela Brown

Votes: 10,095

8. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A Hollywood director, John L Sullivan, sets out to experience life as a poor, homeless person in order to gain relevant life experience for his next movie.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Votes: 22,816

9. Solarbabies (1986)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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24 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic future ruled by the military, a group of renegade teenage orphans find a legendary orb, Bohdai, that can supposedly bring the rain back to dried up Earth.

Director: Alan Johnson | Stars: Richard Jordan, Jami Gertz, Jason Patric, Lukas Haas

Votes: 3,859 | Gross: $1.58M

10. Wilde (1997)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The turmoil in poet/playwright Oscar Wilde's life after he discovers his homosexuality.

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle

Votes: 14,142 | Gross: $2.16M

11. The Big Doll House (1971)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Beautiful women prisoners are abused in a Philippine prison, until 5 of them plot an escape by taking the evil female warden hostage with the reluctant help of 2 male fruit vendors.

Director: Jack Hill | Stars: Roberta Collins, Pam Grier, Judith Brown, Brooke Mills

Votes: 2,152 | Gross: $10.00M

12. Bent (1997)

NC-17 | 105 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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In 1930s Berlin, a gay Jew is sent to a concentration camp under the Nazi regime.

Director: Sean Mathias | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Mick Jagger, Brian Webber

Votes: 7,418 | Gross: $0.37M

13. Escape from Sobibor (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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German death camp in Sobibor, Poland, killed two hundred fifty thousand Jews. It had the most successful prisoner escape in World War II on October 14, 1943.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Alan Arkin, Joanna Pacula, Rutger Hauer, Hartmut Becker

Votes: 7,917

14. Women in Cages (1971)

R | 81 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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American women prisoners in a foreign country. Sex and action.

Director: Gerardo de Leon | Stars: Judith Brown, Roberta Collins, Jennifer Gan, Pam Grier

Votes: 1,255

15. Barabbas (1961)

Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano, Arthur Kennedy, Katy Jurado

Votes: 5,356

16. There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)

R | 126 min | Comedy, Western

7.0
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A charming but totally ruthless criminal is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Hume Cronyn, Warren Oates

Votes: 3,816 | Gross: $0.64M

17. Our Daily Bread (1934)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A group of down-on-their-luck workers combine their abilities to make a Gallafentian-style commune... and bread!

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Karen Morley, Tom Keene, John Qualen, Barbara Pepper

Votes: 1,461

18. Savage Island (1985)

R | 74 min | Action, Crime, Drama

3.5
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Women who have been captured and sold as slave labor to a South American emerald mine hatch a plan for revolution and revenge.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Anthony Steffen, Ajita Wilson, Cristina Lay, Linda Blair

Votes: 518

19. God on Trial (2008 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether God has gone against the Holy Covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Joseph Muir, Josef Altin, Ashley Artus, Alexi Kaye Campbell

Votes: 3,090

20. Sounder (1972)

G | 105 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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80 Metascore

The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews

Votes: 3,327

21. At War (2018)

113 min | Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.

Director: Stéphane Brizé | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Mélanie Rover, Jacques Borderie, David Rey

Votes: 1,236 | Gross: $0.00M

22. Kray (2010)

Not Rated | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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In 1945, Soviet war hero Ignat is sent to work as a locomotive mechanic in a Siberian labor camp where he meets an assortment of Germans and Russians.

Director: Aleksey Uchitel | Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Anjorka Strechel, Yuliya Peresild, Sergey Garmash

Votes: 2,781

23. Two Way Stretch (1960)

TV-PG | 78 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Dodger Lane (Peter Sellers) has planned the perfect robbery while in prison. He intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison before anyone notices... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Peter Sellers, David Lodge, Bernard Cribbins, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 1,741

24. Up in the World (1956)

87 min | Comedy

6.7
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A friendly window cleaner works at an English country estate where he saves the owner's son from kidnappers.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson, Jerry Desmonde, Michael Caridia

Votes: 590

25. The Joke (1969)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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In the 1950's, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years ... See full summary »

Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Josef Somr, Jana Dítetová, Ludek Munzar, Evald Schorm

Votes: 1,196

26. Minnesota Clay (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, War, Western

6.1
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Wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, Minnesota Clay seeks revenge on the man who withheld evidence at his trial. There is a problem however, he is going blind.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Georges Rivière, Ethel Rojo, Diana Martín

Votes: 576

27. A Harlot's Progress (2006 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Drama looking at artist William Hogarth and his relationship with the prostitute that inspired his most famous piece.

Director: Justin Hardy | Stars: Toby Jones, Zoë Tapper, Sophie Thompson, Richard Wilson

Votes: 271

28. Break Free: Two People. Two Years. One Dream (2019)

125 min | Documentary, Adventure

5.2
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When Lena and Ulli start the engine of their old Land Rover, Lady Terés, they have a plan: to drive from Hamburg to South Africa in six months. What they don't know yet is that they won't ... See full summary »

Director: Lena Wendt | Stars: Ulrich Stirnat, Lena Wendt, Fufu, Ziza

Votes: 111

29. China Cry: A True Story (1990)

PG-13 | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new ... See full summary »

Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Julia Nickson, France Nuyen, James Shigeta, Russell Wong

Votes: 474 | Gross: $4.21M

30. In the Crosswind (2014)

90 min | Drama, History

7.6
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"Risttuules" is very emotional and tragic movie about mass deportation to Siberia based on memories of Erna. It all started 14th of June 1941 when trucks came for the innocent families with... See full summary »

Director: Martti Helde | Stars: Laura Peterson, Tarmo Song, Mirt Preegel, Ingrid Isotamm

Votes: 1,375

31. The Girl from Monday (2005)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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45 Metascore

A comic drama about a time in the near future when citizens are happy to be property traded on the stock exchange.

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Bill Sage, Sabrina Lloyd, Tatiana Abracos, Leo Fitzpatrick

Votes: 948

32. 21 Up (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a seven-year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield, Andrew Brackfield

Votes: 2,300

33. Thunder II (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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Indian sheriff Thunder is transferred to a small town in the desert. He learns that the corrupt deputy is paid by the drug mob. To protect himself, the deputy sets a trap for Thunder and ... See full summary »

Director: Fabrizio De Angelis | Stars: Mark Gregory, Raimund Harmstorf, Karen Reel, Bo Svenson

Votes: 190

34. Proteus (2003)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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47 Metascore

An interracial gay love story set in early 18th century South Africa about two men -- a black prisoner living in a Cape Town penal colony and a Dutch sailor -- who weather injustices as a result of their affair.

Directors: John Greyson, Jack Lewis | Stars: Rouxnet Brown, Shaun Smyth, Neil Sandilands, Kristen Thomson

Votes: 604

35. Jeene Do (1990)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Drama

4.8
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For years powerful landlords have held sway over the poor illiterate farmers, keeping them impoverished, making them work as bonded laborers for paltry loans they had taken years ago, but ... See full summary »

Directors: Rajesh Seth, Rajesh Sethi | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Farha Naaz, Sonam

Votes: 38

36. Zvezda plenitelnogo schastya (1975)

167 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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In December 1825, distinguished members of the Russian military, most of whom were quite affluent and of noble lineage, took it upon themselves to stir revolution against the autocratic and... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Motyl | Stars: Irina Kupchenko, Aleksey Batalov, Natalya Bondarchuk, Oleg Strizhenov

Votes: 545

37. Across the Lake (1997)

102 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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A true story about tragic love of the couple who found themselves at the different sides of the border in 1948.

Director: Antonio Mitrikeski | Stars: Agnieszka Wagner, Nikola Ristanovski, Marija Atanasovska, Ekrem Ahmeti

Votes: 385

38. Life Lessons (2013 Video)

27 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

9.4
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In this Story by Richard Price, Lionel Dobie is an acclaimed artist who finds himself unable to paint before a gallery exhibition and uses his messy lifestyle to create artwork.

Director: Alexander Raye Pimentel | Stars: David Fichtenmayer, Kellie Marie McGhee, Hayley Pendergrass, Alexander Raye Pimentel

Votes: 30

39. The Tin Mine (2005)

111 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Set in 1950 and based on the series of autobiographical short stories by Archin Panjabhan, the beginning finds Archin (Pijaya Vachajitpan) expelled from Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University ... See full summary »

Director: Jira Maligool | Stars: Pijaya Vachajitpan, Donlaya Mudcha, Sonthaya Chitmanee, Anthony Howard Gould

Votes: 370

40. The Dark Side of Chocolate (2010)

46 min | Documentary, News

7.5
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In the cocoa plantations of Ghana and the Ivory Coast, children aged from 7 to 15 years old, with the promise of paid work, they are forced into slave labour. Does the world know about the dark side of chocolate?

Directors: Miki Mistrati, U. Roberto Romano | Stars: Diamoutene Bakary, David Bateson, Henri Blemin, Mieke Callebaut

Votes: 320

41. Everlasting Regret (2005)

115 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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A person's life is destined to be shorter than that of a city. Having spent her whole life in Shanghai, Qiyao has her moments of prosperity and her fair share of loneliness. She finally ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kwan | Stars: Sammi Cheng, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Jun Hu, Daniel Wu

Votes: 386

42. Prison Farm (1938)

Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A young woman falls in love with with an armed robber. She gets arrested while visiting him in prison, and winds up in prison herself.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Shirley Ross, Lloyd Nolan, John Howard, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 65

43. Island of Lost Souls (1974)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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The film version of Jose Leon Sanchez's best-selling novel about the author's 20 years of imprisonment on an island ruled by brutality.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Mario Almada, Eric del Castillo, Wolf Ruvinskis, Alejandro Ciangherotti

Votes: 81

44. Pepe Saclao: Public Enemy No. 1 (1986)

Action, Drama

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Pepe Saclao is hired by the newly elected mayor of his town to track down the thieves responsible for stealing livestock from the peasants. He becomes the enemy and has to take justice into his own hands to ensure his survival.

Director: Pepe Marcos | Stars: Ramon Revilla, Dante Rivero, Dang Cecilio, Olivia Ortiz

45. The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Country doctor Samuel Mudd is unfairly punished by the U.S. Government after he unwisely shelters a wounded John Wilkes Booth during the night after Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Susan Sullivan, Richard Dysart, Michael McGuire

Votes: 136

46. Siberian Exile (2013)

125 min | Drama, History, Romance

4.8
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Mass deportations to Siberia of the 1940s as seen through eyes of a young boy called Staszek Dolina. His family members are among the 2 million Polish citizens, who are sent to the cruel Siberian work camps.

Director: Janusz Zaorski | Stars: Adam Woronowicz, Sonia Bohosiewicz, Andriy Zhurba, Pawel Krucz

Votes: 271

47. Hate for Hate (1967)

Not Rated | 97 min | Western

6.1
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A self-loathing bank robber forms an uneasy alliance with a resourceful Mexican prospector to save his family from a murderous former partner-in-crime.

Director: Domenico Paolella | Stars: Antonio Sabato, John Ireland, Mirko Ellis, Nadia Marconi

Votes: 118

48. The Little Convict (1979)

77 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.0
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After failing to sell any of his paintings at a funfair, an artist begins to tell his granddaughter about the origins of his paintings. We are then transported on board a British convict ... See full summary »

Director: Yoram Gross | Stars: Rolf Harris, Paul Bertram, Ronald Falk, Gary Files

Votes: 74

49. Chain Gang (1950)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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Crusading newspaperman Cliff Roberts (Douglas Kennedy), masquerades as a prison guard and gets a job attached to the chain gang. Using a tiny camera in the shape of a cigarette lighter, he ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Douglas Kennedy, Marjorie Lord, Emory Parnell, William 'Bill' Phillips

Votes: 79

50. Lars Hård (1948)

95 min | Drama

5.7
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Young drifter tells his story in flashback from prison.

Director: Hampe Faustman | Stars: George Fant, Adolf Jahr, Elsa Widborg, Eva Dahlbeck

Votes: 28



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