Ian Holm

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies
IMDb: 7.4
144 min

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor\'s mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo\'s hands.

Genre: Best 2014
The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey
IMDb: 7.8
169 min

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

Genre: Best 2012
Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Ratatouille
IMDb: 8.0
111 min

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family\'s wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy\'s passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

Renaissance

Renaissance

Renaissance
IMDb: 6.7
105 min

To find Ilona and unlock the secrets of her disappearance, Karas must plunge deep into the parallel worlds of corporate espionage, organized crime and genetic research - where the truth imprisons whoever finds it first and miracles can be bought but at a great price.

Lord Of War

Lord Of War

Lord Of War
IMDb: 7.6
122 min

Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world\'s most notorious dictators. Finally, he must also face his own conscience.

The Aviator

The Aviator

The Aviator
IMDb: 7.5
170 min

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Garden State

Garden State

Garden State
IMDb: 7.4
102 min

Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from various maladies - opens up the possibility of rekindling emotional attachments, confronting his psychologist father, and perhaps beginning a new life.

The Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow
IMDb: 6.4
124 min

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King
IMDb: 8.9
201 min

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron\'s forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord\'s realm.

The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring
IMDb: 8.8
178 min

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

From Hell

From Hell

From Hell
IMDb: 6.8
122 min

Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper\'s prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper\'s true identity.

The Emperor’s New Clothes

The Emperor’s New Clothes

The Emperor’s New Clothes
IMDb: 6.9
107 min

Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He\'ll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don\'t go at all well; first, the journey proves more difficult than expected, but more disastrously, Lenormand enjoys himself too much to reveal the deception. Napoleon adjusts somewhat uneasily to the life of a commoner while waiting, while Lenormand gorges on rich food.

The Miracle Maker

The Miracle Maker

The Miracle Maker
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God\'s word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the sacrifices he endured for the deliverance of mankind. A compelling story of faith, trust, and devotion.

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

Animal Farm
IMDb: 6.0
91 min

An animated film from 1999 based on the famous novel by George Orwell. Animals on a farm lead a revolution against the farmers to put their destiny in their own hands. However this revolution eats their own children and they cannot avoid corruption.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
eXistenZ

eXistenZ

eXistenZ
IMDb: 6.8
97 min

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass
IMDb: 5.5
83 min

A modern adaptation of the classic children\'s story \'Alice through the Looking Glass\', which continued on from the popular \'Alice in Wonderland\' story. This time Alice is played by the mother, who falls asleep while reading the the bedtime story to her daughter. Walking through the Looking Glass, Alice finds herself in Chessland, a magical and fun world. There she meets the Red and White Queens, as well as many other amusing friends on her journey across the chessboard countryside onto become a crowned queen.

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A Life Less Ordinary

A Life Less Ordinary

A Life Less Ordinary
IMDb: 6.4
103 min

A couple of angels, O\'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor Robert. Although Celine quickly frees herself, she stays with Robert for thrills. O\'Reilly and Jackson pursue, hoping to unite the prospective lovers.

The Sweet Hereafter

The Sweet Hereafter

The Sweet Hereafter
IMDb: 7.5
112 min

A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors\' and victims\' families prepare a class-action suit, but his efforts only seem to push the townspeople further apart. At the same time, one teenage survivor of the accident has to reckon with the loss of innocence brought about by a different kind of damage.

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The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element
IMDb: 7.7
126 min

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

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Big Night

Big Night

Big Night
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.

Genre: Drama
Loch Ness

Loch Ness

Loch Ness
IMDb: 5.5
101 min

Dr. Dempsey is an American scientist who has become a skeptic. He isn\'t enthusiastic to be sent by his employer to Scotland to (dis)prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster. He finds the locals stubborn, \'primitive\' and all but hospitable, not in the least because the Nessie legend is the only tourist attraction. He still gets romantically attracted by his independent inn-keeper Laura, and both her kid and his local assistant end up making him face a small family of Nessie-dinosaurs, but is this to be made public?

The Madness of King George

The Madness of King George

The Madness of King George
IMDb: 7.2
107 min

King George III\'s erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
IMDb: 6.4
123 min

Based on Mary Shelley\'s novel, \"Frankenstein\" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a monster, which Frankenstein has put together with the remains of corpses. It\'s not long before Frankenstein regrets his actions.

The Advocate

The Advocate

The Advocate
IMDb: 6.6
102 min

Bizarre black comedy about 15th-century Paris lawyer Richard Courtois (Firth) who decides to ply his trade in the country, only to find things stranger than he can imagine. His first case turns out to be defending a pig that\'s accused of murdering a child. And the pig is owned by beautiful gypsy Samira (Annabi), so the idealistic lawyer can fall in love (or lust). There\'s religion and superstition, there\'s power struggles, there\'s ignorance versus knowledge--things sound very modern indeed.

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Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch
IMDb: 7.1
115 min

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.

Kafka

Kafka

Kafka
IMDb: 6.9
98 min

Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Hamlet

Hamlet

Hamlet
IMDb: 6.7
130 min

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

Henry V

Henry V

Henry V
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare\'s play about the English King\'s bloody conquest of France.

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Another Woman

Another Woman

Another Woman
IMDb: 7.3
84 min

Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his office. When she hears a young woman tell that she finds it harder and harder to bear her life, Marion starts to reflect on her own life. After a series of events she comes to understand how her unemotional attitude towards the people around her affected them and herself.

Genre: Drama
Wetherby

Wetherby

Wetherby
IMDb: 6.8
102 min

The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

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Trancers

Trancers

Trancers
IMDb: 6.7
102 min

Based on the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain, Mike Newell\'s Dance With a Stranger (1985) concentrates on Ellis\'s (Richardson) short-lived relationship with motor-racing driver David Blakely (Rupert Everett).

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Brazil

Brazil

Brazil
IMDb: 7.9
132 min

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.

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Genre: Best Sci-Fi
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
IMDb: 6.4
143 min

A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both parents are killed. A female ape takes the tiny boy as a replacement for her own dead infant, and raises him as her son. Twenty years later, Captain Phillippe D\'Arnot discovers the man who thinks he is an ape. Evidence in the tree house leads him to believe that he is the direct descendant of the Earl of Greystoke, and thus takes it upon himself to return the man to civilization.

Time Bandits

Time Bandits

Time Bandits
IMDb: 7.0
116 min

Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they\'ve purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different historical eras. Taking Kevin with them, they variously drop in on Napoleon, Robin Hood and King Agamemnon before the Supreme Being catches up with them.

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Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire
IMDb: 7.2
123 min

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided United Kingdom of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God\'s glory and refuses to train or compete on the Sabbath. Harold Abrahams overcomes anti-Semitism and class bias, but neglects his beloved sweetheart Sybil in his single-minded quest.

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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front
IMDb: 7.1
150 min

At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to bear, and as his friends die or become gravely wounded, Paul questions the sanity of fighting over a few hundreds yards of war-torn countryside.

Alien

Alien

Alien
IMDb: 8.4
117 min

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

Shout at the Devil

Shout at the Devil

Shout at the Devil
IMDb: 6.2
147 min

During World War One an English adventurer, an American elephant poacher and the latter\'s attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar. The story is based on a novel by Wilbur Smith, which in turn is very loosely based on events involving the light cruiser SMS Königsberg, which was sunk after taking refuge in Rufigi delta in 1915.

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Robin and Marian

Robin and Marian

Robin and Marian
IMDb: 6.5
106 min

Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, his Brother John a moron, and the age of great adventure has seemed to have passed Robin by. But when The Sheriff of Nottingham once again threatens Sherwood, Robin gathers his faithful men, and band of peasants to fight oppression in this high-spirited adventure in which Robin Hood and Maid Marian rediscover their love…