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The 50 Best Thrillers

Like actions, thrillers get your blood pumping, though they use more subtle tactics -- suspense over pyrotechnics -- the action genre's brainier brother. These are the 50 best.

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Are You Not Entertained?

The 50 Best Action Movies

James Bond, John McClane, Bruce Wayne. If there's one thing Hollywood does right it's the action movie. Here now, the 50 essentials.

Think First Shoot Later

The 50 Best Thrillers

Like actions, thrillers get your blood pumping, though they use more subtle tactics -- suspense over pyrotechnics -- the action genre's brainier brother. These are the 50 best.

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Around the World in 50 Flicks

The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies

When most of us hear the word "movie", we think of Hollywood but foreign films deserve a place in the spotlight. This list features the 50 top foreign language films, period.

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All's Fair in Love and Films

The 50 Best Romance Movies

Romance movies aim to capture the highs of love found, the lows of love lost, and everything in between. We've added 10 more films to our list of the best romance movies. Time to get cozy.

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Come on in, the blood's fine

The 50 Best Horror Movies

Horror movies aren't for everyone. You've heard it a million times, or else you've said it a million times: "I just don't like them". Oh really? You don't like The Shining or The Exorcist or Shaun of the Dead or Psycho? Those are horror movies, jacko, and you like them. Admit it.

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Out of This World

The 50 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies

Part five of our series covers sci-fi and fantasy movies. Of all our sections, this was the most difficult to create: not because we argued over the selections (though we did), but because we argued over where to draw the line on what constitutes sci-fi and fantasy. For instance, does

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The 50 Best Family Movies

Because "family film" and "kids movie" are far from the same thing.

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The 50 Best Comedies

Throughout the selection process to find the funniest comedies, we kept echoing the same mantra: “Is this movie really that good?” The answer was consistent: shouts of “it’s hilarious!” were parried just as assuredly by “it sucks!” Comedy, we quickly discovered, is just as diverse and polarizing as drama. Really

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Life with the dull bits cut out

The 50 Best Dramas

Good movies bring art to life, combining audio and visuals (and occasionally smells, as in the case of 1959’s disastrous AromaRama and 1960’s Smell-O-Vision, may they forever rest in peace) in ways that push the limits of human imagination. They require little effort to watch, yet have the power to