10 best movies like Black Swan (2010)

Movies similar to Black Swan (2010): Whiplash, Bolshoy, Self/less, The Walk, Minions, Knight of Cups, Mercy, Gone Girl, John Wick, Marvel's Luke Cage.

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Whiplash (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersMusicians, Drummers, Teachers
PlotObsession, Music, Love, Relationship
PlaceUSA
StyleWorth watching

Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.

Bolshoy (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:19
CharactersTeachers, Family, Ballerinas
PlotReligious, Rivalry
PlaceHostel

Julia is incredibly talented. She can become a great ballerina. But for this purpose she must give up everything: the interests of the family, her first love, friendship. Over and over again the heroine will face a complex choice between the dream of beauty and real life. The history of the rise of a young provincial girl to the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre. A film about dreams, beauty, and ballet.

Self/less (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Scientists, Mothers
PlotBody exchange, Love, Money, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA, Laboratory
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.

The Walk (2015)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
PlotAdventure, Fear, Obsession
PlaceNew York
StyleFascinating

The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

Minions (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersFamily
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleExciting

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

Knight of Cups (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersCelebrities
PlotLove, Fear, Obsession
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleTouching

Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. While successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted and confused, he finds temporary solace in the decadent Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to his daily pain, and every encounter brings him closer to finding his place in the world.

Mercy (2014)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:19
CharactersWizards, Family, Neighbors, Mothers
PlotLove, Magic, Death, Fear, Supernatural
PlaceSmall cities, USA
StyleAction

A single mom and her two boys help take care of their grandmother with mystical powers

Gone Girl (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotPads, Missing people, Treason, Abduction, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation, Intrigue, Double life
PlaceNew York, Office, USA
StyleWorth watching, Unexpected ending, Fascinating

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

John Wick (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersKillers, Criminals, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Family, Friends
PlotSects, Fight, Weapon, Fidelity, Revenge
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFor men, Best soundtracks, Worth watching

Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersHeroes, Superhero
PlotAdventure, Fear, The escape
PlacePrison, USA, New York
StyleExciting

Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

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RoboCop (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersRobots, Parents, Police, Family
PlotLove, Fight, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured, OmniCorp sees their chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine.

Magi (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror
CountryTurkey
Duration01:22
CharactersPregnant
PlotInvestigation, Fear, Pursuit
PlaceNew York, Turkey, USA

Olivia, A New York-based journalist travels to Turkey when she receives news that her sister Marla is pregnant. Marla recently ended a relationship but decides to keep the baby and that's when sinister things begin to occur.

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Mark1.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:24
PlotSuccess, Dreams
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleInspirational

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Wonder Wheel (2017)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Relationship, Betrayal
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleMakes me think, Tense

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

Split (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersPsychologists, Captives, Serial killers
PlotSplit personality, Abduction, Superpowers
PlaceUSA

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him — as well as everyone around him — as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

Green Book (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
Duration02:10
CharactersDrivers, Friends, Musicians, Police
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleOscars, Fascinating, Light

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Deadpool (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:59
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Slavery, Fidelity
PlaceNew York, USA
StylePopular, By comics, Exciting

Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:42
CharactersWizards, Monsters, Scientists
PlotMulti-part, Adventure, Travel, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

The Get Down (2016)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens, Orphans, Fathers
PlotWeapon, Dreams
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFascinating

In 1977 New York City, the talented and soulful youth of the South Bronx chase dreams and breakneck beats to transform music history.

Gotti (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:12
CharactersMafia, Criminals, Parents, Family, Tough guys, Gangsters
PlaceNew York
StyleHeavy

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.

Ordinary World (2016)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersParents, Musicians, Friends
PlotArt
PlaceNew York, USA

Perry is a happily married father of two living a comfortable but sedate life in the suburbs. On the occasion of his 40th birthday, he seeks to revisit his former life as the lead singer in a popular punk band though his middle-aged reality quickly (and hilariously) clashes with the indulgences of his youth.

Sully (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersPilots
PlotDisasters, Investigation
PlaceAircraft, New York, USA

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

V/H/S: Viral (2014)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersWizards, Teens, Scientists
PlotInternet, Fear, Supernatural
PlaceMexico, Parallel worlds, USA
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ritual, and a sinister, shadowy organization that is tracking a serial killer. The segments are tied together by the story of a group of fame-obsessed teens following a violent car chase in LA that unwittingly become stars of the next internet sensation.

StreetDance 2 (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:25
PlotDancing, Hip Hop
StyleExciting

After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.

Footloose (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
PlotDancing
StyleSoulful

Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s troubled daughter Ariel in the process.

Starry Eyes (2014)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Belgium
Duration01:36
CharactersActors
PlotObsession, Fear, Mystery
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleDisturbing

A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.

Safe (2012)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersDefenders, Tough guys, Mafia, Special agents
PlotSkirmishes
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFor a group of friends, For men

After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.

Detachment (2011)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeachers, Parents, Pupils
PlotParenting
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleMakes me think, Depressive

A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.

Limitless (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersGangsters
PlotMoney
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleSmart

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

We Are What We Are (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, drama
CountryMexico
Duration01:30
CharactersParents, Family, Teens
PlotDeath, Money, Fear
PlaceMexico
StyleAction, Fancy

A middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge - how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on a diet of human flesh consumed in bloody ritual ceremonies... and the victims have always been provided by the father. Now that he is gone, who will hunt? Who will lead them? How will they sate their horrific hunger? The task falls to the eldest son, Alfredo, a teenage misfit who seems far from ready to accept the challenge... But without human meat the family will die.

The Seminarian (2010)
Mark4.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Parents, Mothers, Friends
PlotLove, Religious, Relationship
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching, Fancy

The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. He is also close to his religiously devout mother who, as things stand, is unaware of his sexual orientation. Ryan needs to complete a solid theological thesis in order to continue doctoral work at the university of his dreams. As he works on his thesis 'The Divine Gift of Love,' Ryan begins a relationship with Bradley - a guy he has met on the Internet who seems perpetually unable to commit himself. Ryan confides in Gerald and Anthony, only to learn about their romantic struggles as well. Consequently, Ryan questions his views on God's gift of love.

Friends with Benefits (2011)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersFriends
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles, USA

Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of broken romances, Dylan and Jamie decide that they are ready to quit looking for true love and focus on having fun. However, complications unfold when the two best pals add sex to their relationship.

New Year's Eve (2011)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersOld man
PlotHolidays
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Man on a Ledge (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersPolice
PlotBank robbery, Robbery
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleUnexpected ending

An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever pulled.

Now You See Me (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersMagician, FBI, Scammers
PlotRobbery, Love, Revenge, Divorce, Cheating
PlacePrison, New York, USA
StyleUnexpected ending

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, USA, Belgium
Duration01:57
CharactersParents
PlotAdventure, Love, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleTouching, Smart

Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.

In a World... (2013)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersParents, Friends
PlotLove, War, Confrontation
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful

An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.

Getting Go: The Go Doc Project (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersGay
PlotObsession
PlaceNew York
StyleSoulful

Too shy to make a proper introduction, a recent college grad devises to shoot a documentary about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.

Welcome to New York (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genredrama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:45
PlotObsession
PlaceNew York
StyleDepressive, Gloomy

Fiction inspired from the story of the rise and the fall of french politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:00
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich
PlotSuccess, Stock Exchange, Money, Love, Divorce
PlaceWall Street, Prison, New York, USA
StyleWorth watching, For a group of friends, Fascinating

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

The Heat (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersFBI, Police, Girlfriends, Special agents, Partners
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA

Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, and uses her gut instinct and street smarts to catch the most elusive criminals. Neither has ever had a partner, or a friend for that matter. When these two wildly incompatible law officers join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: Buddies.

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersFriends
PlotObsession, Love, Jealousy, Money, Mystery, Intrigue, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Estate, New York, Hotels, USA
StyleBy books

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

12 Years a Slave (2013)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersFamily, Musicians
PlotAbduction, Slavery, Love, Death, Freedom
PlaceUSA, New York

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Birdman (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersActors
PlotLoneliness, Split personality
PlaceUSA
StyleOscars, Popular

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

mother! (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersFamily, Friends, Poets
PlotLove, Dancing, Death
PlaceCourt
StyleAction, Touching, Depressive

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSuperhero, Ninja, Brothers, Reporters
PlotSupernatural, Martial Arts, Adventure
PlaceNew York, USA

The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.

The Neon Demon (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryFrance, Denmark, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:43
CharactersModels, Photographers
PlotObsession
StyleNot for everyone

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersTeachers, Pupils
PlotLove, Obsession
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Shutter Island (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersDoctors
PlotSplit personality, Investigation, Chase, The escape
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Sea, Islands, Hospitals, USA, Laboratory
StyleWorth watching, Noir

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.

Queen of Spades (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
Duration02:21
CharactersSingers

Once upon a time, the great soprano Sofia Mayer conquered the world with her voice, her beauty and the legend she carefully built around herself. Now only the legend remains — the diva herself hasn't performed for years, nor been seen in the glittering circles of society she once dominated. But the woman who fascinated and thrilled the world for so long would like to crown her career with one more triumph. And she'll use every dirty trick she knows to achieve it.

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