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22.4k votersThe Best Movies With Twist EndingsSpoilers for anyone who hasn't seen all these classic twist/surprise ending movies! Remember how you felt the first time you real...
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19.3k votersThe Most Controversial Movies of All TimeSince the beginning of cinema, films have been pushing the boundaries of what society deems to be “acceptable entertainment.” If f...
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26.5k votersThe Best Movies Where Nothing Really HappensIt’s not like absolutely nothing happens in these movies; it's just that there are no big displays of action, obvious plots, gut-w...
Villains
25.7k votersMovie 'Heroes' Who Were Actually Villains The Whole TimeSometimes, our favorite movies are actually secretly terrifying. Upon even a cursory examination, logic can ruin even the most hal...
Film Trivia
285.6k views15 Movies That Were Shot in Chronological OrderHere’s something you maybe never thought of before: movies are not shot in chronological order. From a sheer logistics standpoint,...
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2.1k votersThe Most Misleading Movie TrailersMovie trailers aim to answer five basic questions. Who is in the film? What is the film going to be about? Where can I see it? Whe...
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2.1k votersThe Most Important 'Firsts' In Film HistoryWe can trace the history of filmmaking back to the 1890s. Motion pictures were initially considered a novelty, a peep show booth a...
Adaptations
12.4k votersMovies That Are Even Better Than the Books They're Based OnSometimes, the book isn't better than the movie. With film's added benefits of visuals, music, sounds, and a more confined, focuse...
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522 voters13 Movies That Launched Their Own GenreMost films fall into traditional, easily identifiable genres - comedy, drama, horror, romance, and so on. Then there are movies th...
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2.4k votersThe 25 Best Movies That Take Place in One DaySome cinematic narratives develop over the course of years, decades, maybe even centuries. And then there are the movies in which ...
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1.9k votersThe Best Movies Where The Main Characters Don't Live Happily Ever AfterGreat movies about couples that break up are rare treats. After all, few viewers are willing to invest two hours rooting for a fic...
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2.1k votersThe 13 Most Influential Plot Twists In Cinema HistoryPlenty of movies try to surprise the audience with twists and turns, but the best twist endings can change the way you see an enti...
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2.9k votersThe Best Movies That Break the Fourth WallWhat does it mean to break the fourth wall? Imagine you’re sitting in a theater. There are three walls that surround the stage: on...
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2.4k votersThe Best Movies That Sort Of Leave You HangingSPOILER ALERT! This list discusses the endings of many popular films. Here’s the deal. Storytellers craft a narrative that has a ...
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2.5k votersGreat Movies That Have Almost No DialogueIn essence, film is a story told with images. The best films construct a narrative not with dialogue or superfluous backstory but ...
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655 votersThe Best Movies With Only One ActorFull disclosure: most of the films on this list of movies with only one actor actually have other actors in them. However, the bul...
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2.9k votersThe Best Movies That Were Originally Panned by CriticsSometimes, even acclaimed film critics make hasty conclusions about new movies. Some of the best movies that were originally panne...
Pop Culture
2.8k votersThe Best Movies Directed by the StarThe best movies directed by the star include some of the greatest films ever made. Many of the films listed here are considered so...
Entertainment
29.7k viewsMovies That Pushed For Diversity, And Came Out On TopIn Hollywood, diversity has a slightly different meaning than it might in the "real world." Hollywood generally recognizes a film ...
Entertainment
448 votersThe Best Movies That Take Place in Real TimeMovies that take place in real time tend to be character-driven and in many cases have become cult classics among cinephiles. Earl...