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The Best Based on Books Movies on Kanopy

Finding a good Based on Books movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based on Books movies of all time streaming on Kanopy.

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1. We Need to Talk About Kevin

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80/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Philo & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Leave No Trace

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7.2/10
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76/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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7.4/10
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76/100
Released: 1978Rated: PG
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they become more open and Bennell, who has by now witnessed an attempted 'replacement', realises that he and his friends must escape or suffer the same fate.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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4. Dead Ringers

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7.3/10
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75/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. Enemy

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6.9/10
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77/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. Pinocchio

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6.2/10
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72/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In this live-action adaptation of the beloved fairytale, old woodcarver Geppetto fashions a wooden puppet, Pinocchio, who magically comes to life. Pinocchio longs for adventure and is easily led astray, encountering magical beasts, fantastical spectacles, while making friends and foes along his journey. However, his dream is to become a real boy, which can only come true if he finally changes his ways.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $5.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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7. Lolita

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6.9/10
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74/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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8. Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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7.9/10
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80/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & The Roku Channel), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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76/100
Released: 1956
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+ & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. The Disaster Artist

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7.4/10
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78/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Microsoft & 2 others).

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11. Room

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84/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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12. Metropolis

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81/100
Released: 1927
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & The Roku Channel), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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13. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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7.8/10
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80/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Philo, Fandor, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. Inherent Vice

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Released: 2014Rated: R
Romance, Mystery

What it's about: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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15. Murder on the Orient Express

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7.3/10
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74/100
Released: 1974Rated: PG
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, HBO, Paramount+ & 3 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. Berlin Syndrome

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69/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Love Story

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6.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1970Rated: PG
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Philo & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Tales of Halloween

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5.5/10
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65/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Shudder & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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19. Papillon

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. The Spectacular Now

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Sutter, a popular party animal, unexpectedly meets the introverted Aimee after waking up on a stranger's lawn. As Sutter deals with the problems in his life and Aimee plans for her future beyond school, an unexpected romance blossoms between them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. The Informer

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71/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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22. A Scanner Darkly

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7.1/10
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74/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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23. Black Narcissus

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7.8/10
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72/100
Released: 1947
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A group of Anglican nuns, led by Sister Clodagh, are sent to a mountain in the Himalayas. The climate in the region is hostile and the nuns are housed in an odd old palace. They work to establish a school and a hospital, but slowly their focus shifts. Sister Ruth falls for a government worker, Mr. Dean, and begins to question her vow of celibacy. As Sister Ruth obsesses over Mr. Dean, Sister Clodagh becomes immersed in her own memories of love.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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24. The Phantom of the Opera

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7.6/10
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70/100
Released: 1925
Horror, Drama

What it's about: A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Paramount+, Philo, fuboTV & 5 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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25. Winter's Bone

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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26. Midnight Cowboy

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7.8/10
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76/100
Released: 1969Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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27. Howards End

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7.4/10
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71/100
Released: 1992Rated: PG
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and his wife Ruth, and the downwardly mobile working-class Leonard Bast and his mistress Jackie.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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28. John Dies at the End

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6.4/10
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69/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: A new drug promises out-of-body experiences, but users are coming back changed forever, and an otherworldly invasion of Earth is underway.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 3 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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29. Hud

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7.8/10
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71/100
Released: 1963
Drama

What it's about: Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and his stern and highly principled father, Homer. Hud's nephew Lon admires Hud's cheating ways, though he soon becomes too aware of Hud's reckless amorality to bear him anymore. In the world of the takers and the taken, Hud is a winner. He's a cheat, but, he explains, "I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner."

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Paramount+ & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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30. The Ghost Writer

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. Tell No One

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7.5/10
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73/100
Released: 2006
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, PopcornFlix & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Fandor & 2 others) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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32. Downfall

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8.2/10
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81/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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33. The Phantom Carriage

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8.1/10
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70/100
Released: 1921
Horror, Drama

What it's about: It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, that picks up the souls of the dead.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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34. The Great Escape

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8.2/10
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80/100
Released: 1963
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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35. The Professor and the Madman

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7.3/10
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73/100
Released: 2019
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. How I Live Now

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6.5/10
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68/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Philo, fuboTV & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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37. The Lover

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68/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings and torrid encounters.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. Candy

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, IMDb TV & 3 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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39. Filth

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7.1/10
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73/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Crime, Comedy

What it's about: A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Philo, fuboTV & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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40. Throne of Blood

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8.1/10
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74/100
Released: 1957
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit's prophecy comes true, Washizu's scheming wife, Asaji, presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit's prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place. Director Akira Kurosawa's resetting of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in feudal Japan is one of his most acclaimed films.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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41. The Postman

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6.1/10
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69/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something yet undiscovered: the power to inspire hope.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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42. The Little Hours

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5.8/10
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65/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Garfagnana, Italy, 1347. The handsome servant Masseto, fleeing from his vindictive master, takes shelter in a nunnery where three young nuns, Sister Alessandra, Sister Ginevra and Sister Fernanda, try unsuccessfully to find out what their purpose in life is, a conundrum that each of them faces in different ways.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+, Epix & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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43. The Exception

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6.8/10
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68/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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44. On Chesil Beach

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6.3/10
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64/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: In 1962 England, a young couple finds their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. A Trip to the Moon

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8.2/10
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75/100
Released: 1902Rated: G
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Professor Barbenfouillis and five of his colleagues from the Academy of Astronomy travel to the Moon aboard a rocket propelled by a giant cannon. Once on the lunar surface, the bold explorers face the many perils hidden in the caves of the mysterious satellite.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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46. The Great Beauty

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7.8/10
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75/100
Released: 2013
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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47. The Parallax View

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7.1/10
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68/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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48. Creepy

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6.3/10
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62/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: After having narrowly escaped an attempt on his life at the hands of a psychopath, detective inspector Takakura quits active service in the police force and takes up a position as a university lecturer in criminal psychology. But his desire to get to the bottom of criminals’ motives remains, and he does not hesitate long when former colleague Nogami asks him to reopen an old case.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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49. High-Rise

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5.6/10
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65/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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50. Magic

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6.8/10
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65/100
Released: 1978Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Philo, Kanopy & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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