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The Best Based on Books Movies on PlutoTV

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 PlutoTV.

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1. Shutter Island

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8.2/10
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89/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

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

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2. The Godfather

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9.2/10
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93/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. World War Z

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7.0/10
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83/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Horror, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

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

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4. Minority Report

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7.6/10
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84/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Mystery, Science-Fiction

What it's about: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.

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

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5. We Need to Talk About Kevin

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7.5/10
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79/100
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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6. Dr. No

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7.2/10
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78/100
Released: 1962Rated: PG
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey Ryder, to confront a megalomaniacal villain in his massive island headquarters.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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7. No Country for Old Men

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8.1/10
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85/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. Goldfinger

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7.7/10
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80/100
Released: 1964Rated: PG
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Special agent 007 comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the world's economy.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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9. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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7.4/10
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75/100
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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10. Pet Sematary

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6.6/10
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74/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At first, only the family's cat makes the return trip, but an accident forces a heartbroken father to contemplate the unthinkable.

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

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11. Dead Ringers

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7.3/10
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74/100
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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12. The Lovely Bones

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6.7/10
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75/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Fantasy, Thriller

What it's about: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

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

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13. From Russia with Love

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7.4/10
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77/100
Released: 1963Rated: PG
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing Tatiana to lure Bond into helping them. Bond willingly travels to meet Tatiana in Istanbul, where he must rely on his wits to escape with his life in a series of deadly encounters with the enemy.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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14. Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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7.9/10
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79/100
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, Hulu, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. Lion

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8.0/10
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82/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. Ender's Game

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6.6/10
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76/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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7.7/10
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75/100
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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18. On Her Majesty's Secret Service

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6.7/10
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73/100
Released: 1969Rated: PG
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: James Bond tracks his archnemesis, Ernst Blofeld, to a mountaintop retreat where he is training an army of beautiful, lethal women. Along the way, Bond falls for Italian contessa Tracy Draco, and marries her in order to get closer to Blofeld.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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19. Jackie Brown

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7.5/10
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79/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself.

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

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20. Metropolis

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8.3/10
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79/100
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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21. Patriot Games

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6.9/10
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74/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.

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

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22. The Dead Zone

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 1983Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

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

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23. The Road

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7.2/10
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77/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

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

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24. Carol

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Romance, LGBTQ

What it's about: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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25. Murder on the Orient Express

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7.3/10
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73/100
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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26. 2046

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7.4/10
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72/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Romance, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life over the course of a few years after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV).

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27. Freedom Writers

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7.6/10
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75/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

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

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28. Cujo

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6.1/10
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68/100
Released: 1983Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

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

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29. The Night Eats the World

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6.0/10
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65/100
Released: 2018
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: After waking up to find himself all alone in an apartment where a massive party was being held the night before, Sam is immediately forced to face a terrifying reality: the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris.

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

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30. You Only Live Twice

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6.9/10
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73/100
Released: 1967Rated: PG
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A mysterious spacecraft captures Russian and American space capsules and brings the two superpowers to the brink of war. James Bond investigates the case in Japan and comes face to face with his archenemy Blofeld.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. The Phantom of the Opera

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7.6/10
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69/100
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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32. Anatomy of a Murder

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8.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1959
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and out-of-town prosecutor Claude Dancer to set his client free, but his case rests on the victim's mysterious business partner, who's hiding a dark secret.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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33. Live and Let Die

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6.8/10
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72/100
Released: 1973Rated: PG
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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34. Sleepwalkers

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5.3/10
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64/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Charles Brady and his mother, Mary, are the last of a dying breed whose needs are not of this world. They are Sleepwalkers - able to stay alive only by feeding on the life-force of the innocent, but destined to roam the earth, avoiding discovery while searching for their next victim. That search takes them to the sleepy little town of Travis, Indiana, where beautiful teenager Tanya Robertson is about to become an unwilling pawn in their nightmarish fight for survival.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. Get Shorty

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6.9/10
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72/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Crime, Comedy

What it's about: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & The Roku Channel), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, HBO & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. Black Narcissus

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7.8/10
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71/100
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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37. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

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6.6/10
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71/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus begins an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while searching for Norah's drunken friend, Caroline, with help from Nick's band mates. As the night winds down, the two have to figure out what they want from each other.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. The Great Raid

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6.7/10
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68/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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39. John Dies at the End

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6.4/10
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68/100
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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free
plutotv

40. The Man with the Golden Gun

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6.7/10
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71/100
Released: 1974Rated: PG
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Cool government operative James Bond searches for a stolen invention that can turn the sun's heat into a destructive weapon. He soon crosses paths with the menacing Francisco Scaramanga, a hitman so skilled he has a seven-figure working fee. Bond then joins forces with the swimsuit-clad Mary Goodnight, and together they track Scaramanga to a tropical isle hideout where the killer-for-hire lures the slick spy into a deadly maze for a final duel.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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free
amazon_prime
paramount_plus
+ 5

41. Seabiscuit

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 2003Rated: PG-13
History, Drama

What it's about: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Philo & 1 other) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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free
shudder
tubi_tv
+ 3

42. Cold Skin

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6.0/10
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63/100
Released: 2017
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.

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

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free
amazon_prime
philo
+ 8

43. How I Live Now

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6.5/10
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67/100
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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free
amazon_prime
philo
+ 7

44. Filth

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7.1/10
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72/100
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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criterion_channel
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45. From Here to Eternity

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7.6/10
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71/100
Released: 1953
Romance, Drama

What it's about: In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

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

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free
philo
hoopla
+ 7

46. Blitz

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6.2/10
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69/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Action & Adventure, LGBTQ

What it's about: A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 4 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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free
amazon_prime
paramount_plus
+ 1

47. Catch-22

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7.1/10
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67/100
Released: 1970Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation.

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

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free
netflix
amazon_prime
+ 2

48. Same Kind of Different as Me

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6.7/10
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65/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.

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

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plutotv

49. Enchanted April

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7.4/10
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63/100
Released: 1991Rated: PG
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's novel, four Englishwomen rent an Italian villa on holiday.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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free
amazon_prime
hoopla
+ 1

50. Nineteen Eighty-Four

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7.1/10
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71/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

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

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