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A Listmania! list by Anastasia (Staten Island, NY)
The list author says: "I like movies that fully use the medium - visually intense, moody, surreal, escapist. Or action films. Anyway, it's gotta put under a spell."
The Fall
1.  The Fall DVD ~ Lee Pace
The list author says:
  "Stunning imagery, amazing performance by a little girl who strikes up a friendship with an invalid man in a hospital. He tells her an epic story of love and vengeance, and we see it unfold through her eyes. Directed by Tarsem."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (408 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Night Watch / Day Watch (Two-Pack)
2.  Night Watch / Day Watch (Two-Pack) DVD ~ Konstantin Khabenskiy
The list author says:
  "Trippy fantasy thriller with some insane visual effects, by the guy who subsequently directed "Wanted." Made in Russia, with subtitles."
$13.91   Used & New from: $9.45
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Inception
3.  Inception DVD ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
The list author says:
  "Excellent action/scifi film, a visual feast - things you HAVE not seen before, with a strong emotional core. The weightless hotel fight is the best action scene I've seen - truly unique and exciting. Love it."
$4.75   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,281 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

Pitch Black (Unrated Director's Cut) [Blu-ray]
4.  Pitch Black (Unrated Director's Cut) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Vin Diesel
The list author says:
  "Dark and violent science fiction, with a streamlined plot (fighting alien critters) that works well. Vin Diesel is awesome and hardcore here."
$8.99   Used & New from: $3.56
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (794 customer reviews)

Gattaca [Blu-ray]
5.  Gattaca [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Ethan Hawke
The list author says:
  "Thoughtful science fiction."
$19.99   Used & New from: $1.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (663 customer reviews)

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
6.  Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind DVD ~ Jim Carrey
The list author says:
  "Journey through a man's mind through the layers of his failed relationship, backwards. Very romantic."
$9.07   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (997 customer reviews)

Memento
7.  Memento DVD ~ Guy Pearce
The list author says:
  "Film unfolds backwards, as a guy with only short-term memory tracks down his wife's murderer. Very cool."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,146 customer reviews)

The Machinist [Blu-ray]
8.  The Machinist [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "So good. Christian Bale is amazing as a nervous factory worker, plagued by insomnia, stalked by someone or something, with a dark secret in his past."
$9.99   Used & New from: $1.79
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (334 customer reviews)

Minority Report (Widescreen Edition)
9.  Minority Report (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "Scifi"
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (886 customer reviews)

Stay
10.  Stay DVD ~ Ewan McGregor
The list author says:
  "A mysterious, suicidal art student wanders the city. A professor tries to help him, then reality begins to bleed."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (165 customer reviews)

Ink
11.  Ink DVD ~ Christopher Soren Kelly
The list author says:
  "High concept visual thriller. Forces of dark and light in a parallel world fight over a little girl. Very emotionally moving."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (334 customer reviews)

The Iron Giant
12.  The Iron Giant by Ted Hughes
The list author says:
  "Animated movie, so sweet."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Sin City
13.  Sin City DVD ~ Jessica Alba
The list author says:
  "I don't actually care for comics, but the way the movie is done is beautiful. Shots are framed like pictures. Very violent."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,246 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans [Blu-ray]
14.  Underworld: Rise of the Lycans [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Rhona Mitra
The list author says:
  "Exceeded my expectations."
$13.18   Used & New from: $2.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (328 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Wanted [Blu-ray]
15.  Wanted [Blu-ray] DVD ~ James McAvoy
The list author says:
  "Great action scenes, although silly overall.

Also great, but you probably know this already: Kill Bill, 300, Fight Club."
$7.50   Used & New from: $0.20
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (681 customer reviews)

Black Snake Moan
16.  Black Snake Moan DVD ~ Christina Ricci
The list author says:
  "Young woman suffering from sex addition meets a kindly older man. Great music."
$7.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (311 customer reviews)

The Reader
17.  The Reader DVD ~ Kate Winslet
The list author says:
  "Love the 1st half, not so much the 2nd half."
$4.89   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,405 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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