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1. Deadpool 2 (2018)

R | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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66 Metascore

Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (a.k.a. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg Cable.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison

Votes: 451,318 | Gross: $324.59M

2. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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84 Metascore

A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".

Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 779,804 | Gross: $141.32M

3. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 343,936 | Gross: $166.11M

4. 3 Idiots (2009)

PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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67 Metascore

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 325,353 | Gross: $6.53M

5. Swades (2004)

Not Rated | 189 min | Drama

8.2
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A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

Votes: 79,421 | Gross: $1.22M

6. Gully Boy (2019)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Musical

8.2
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65 Metascore

A coming-of-age story based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Raaz

Votes: 27,204 | Gross: $5.57M

7. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

8.1
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84 Metascore

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Aamir Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley

Votes: 100,648 | Gross: $0.07M

8. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime

8.2
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The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill, Rajesh Abhay, Hemendra Dandotiya

Votes: 31,537 | Gross: $0.04M

9. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their friends gets engaged.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif

Votes: 63,928 | Gross: $3.11M

10. Kal ho naa ho (2003)

Not Rated | 186 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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54 Metascore

Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her.

Director: Nikkhil Advani | Stars: Preity Zinta, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Jaya Bachchan

Votes: 60,934 | Gross: $1.79M

11. The Sky Is Pink (2019)

143 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.5
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55 Metascore

Based on the love story of a couple spanning 25 years and told through the lens of their spunky teenage daughter Aisha Chaudhary, who was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.

Director: Shonali Bose | Stars: Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Zaira Wasim, Rohit Saraf

Votes: 5,649

12. Raees (2017)

Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A bootlegger sets out to improve his community as a promising leader but falls in a political trap.

Director: Rahul Dholakia | Stars: Raj Arjun, Shubham Chintamani, Shubham Tukaram, Yug

Votes: 38,730 | Gross: $3.26M

13. Panga (2020)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Panga is inspired from the life of a national level Kabbadi player from India. It follows her triumphs, struggle and overcoming of stereotypes. It shows how important the love and support of your family is for you to be successful.

Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari | Stars: Kangana Ranaut, Jassie Gill, Richa Chadha, Neena Gupta

Votes: 3,467

14. Vanity Fair (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

6.2
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53 Metascore

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia Sedley.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 20,602 | Gross: $16.14M

15. Panipat (2019)

Not Rated | 165 min | Action, Drama, History

5.4
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The film is based on the third battle of Panipat which took place on the 14 of January in 1761 between the Marathas and the King of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Kriti Sanon, Mohnish Bahl

Votes: 3,637

16. Sholay (1975)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture the bandit.

Director: Ramesh Sippy | Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan

Votes: 49,436

17. Om Shanti Om (2007)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, Kiron Kher

Votes: 37,329 | Gross: $3.60M

18. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Not Rated | 183 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta

Votes: 64,331 | Gross: $0.30M

19. Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017)

116 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Set in the small-town of Bareilly, Bitti is a free-spirited young girl who lives life on her own terms and refuses to be pressured into getting married. Her life takes a shift when she meets Chirag Dubey and Pritam Vidrohi.

Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari | Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi

Votes: 16,979

20. Talaash (2012)

Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie.

Director: Reema Kagti | Stars: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Votes: 37,989 | Gross: $2.71M

21. Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

Not Rated | 213 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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69 Metascore

A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Poonam Sinha

Votes: 28,618 | Gross: $3.44M

22. Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)

Not Rated | 170 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The Mehra family must contemplate over their way of living and their love lives while on a cruise celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh

Votes: 13,950

23. Veer-Zaara (2004)

Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.8
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67 Metascore

Veer-Zaara is a saga of love, separation, courage and sacrifice. A love story that is an inspiration and will remain a legend forever.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Rani Mukerji, Kiron Kher

Votes: 47,206 | Gross: $2.92M

24. I'm Always Here (2004)

Not Rated | 179 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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An army major goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general's daughter from a radical militant, and to find his estranged half-brother.

Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Sunil Shetty, Zayed Khan

Votes: 30,944 | Gross: $1.72M

25. Don 2 (2011)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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49 Metascore

Don turns himself in and escapes with Vardhaan from prison, following which he recruits a team to steal currency printing plates from a bank in Berlin.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Florian Lukas, Om Puri, Priyanka Chopra

Votes: 48,122 | Gross: $3.68M

26. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)

R | 193 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Dev, a former football player is married to Rhea, a successful fashion editor. Maya is a kindergarten teacher who is married to Rishi, an outgoing event planner. These couples' lives intersect and they each question their own marriage.

Director: Karan Johar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan

Votes: 17,547 | Gross: $3.28M

27. Don (I) (2006)

Not Rated | 171 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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Vijay is recruited by a police officer to masquerade as his lookalike Don, the leader of an international gang of smugglers. Things go wrong when the officer is killed and Vijay is left to fend for himself.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Rampal, Isha Koppikar

Votes: 33,251 | Gross: $0.80M

28. Wake Up Sid (2009)

PG | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A spoiled young adult living in Mumbai experiences a change in his lazy ways when he meets a woman at a party, who inspires him to "wake up".

Director: Ayan Mukherjee | Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Supriya Pathak, Anupam Kher

Votes: 26,810 | Gross: $0.72M

29. GOLD (I) (2018)

Not Rated | 151 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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The journey of a man who was instrumental in making India win its first Olympic gold medal as a free nation.

Director: Reema Kagti | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh

Votes: 10,759

30. Mohenjo Daro (2016)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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39 Metascore

In 2016 BC, a kind farmer leads an uprising in the city of Mohenjo Daro.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Pooja Hegde, Kabir Bedi, Arunoday Singh

Votes: 10,130 | Gross: $1.25M

31. Manto (2018)

112 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The film is a biographical account of writer Saadat Hasan Manto's life and is set in 1940s India.

Director: Nandita Das | Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rasika Dugal, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Nazma Ali Shaikh

Votes: 3,323

32. Vishwaroopam (2013)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Thriller

8.2
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When a classical dancer's suspecting wife sets an investigator behind him, a series of violent events are triggered, revealing his real identity and connection to a darker world.

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Pooja Kumar, Miles Anderson, Kamal Haasan, Rahul Bose

Votes: 38,317

33. Code 46 (2003)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.2
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57 Metascore

A futuristic Brief Encounter (1945), this is a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri, Togo Igawa

Votes: 19,654 | Gross: $0.20M

34. Aim (2004)

Not Rated | 186 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.9
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri

Votes: 19,704 | Gross: $0.75M

35. Koffee with Karan (2004– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.7
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Celebrity host Karan Johar gets up close and personal with various Bollywood personalities and discusses their major career milestones.

Stars: Karan Johar, Shahid Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan

Votes: 2,774

36. Don (1978)

Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.8
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Don, a wanted criminal, dies in a police chase. DSP D'Silva is the only one who knows about his death, and to get hold of the gang he trains Don-lookalike Vijay. But Vijay faces danger from the police and from within the gang.

Director: Chandra Barot | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Iftekhar

Votes: 10,763

37. Chalte Chalte (2003)

Not Rated | 167 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A man pursues a woman who is already engaged and eventually gets married to her. Differences between the two lead to a bitter separation that threatens to destroy their relationship forever.

Director: Aziz Mirza | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Jas Arora, Satish Shah

Votes: 14,006 | Gross: $0.84M

38. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)

R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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54 Metascore

A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland, Kate Hudson

Votes: 13,016 | Gross: $0.52M

39. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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Unlucky in love and bullied at work, an office drone is resigned to his dead-end life until it's transformed by mysterious calls from - himself.

Director: Vijay Lalwani | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, Ram Kapoor, Shefali Shah

Votes: 10,006 | Gross: $0.26M

40. The Wall (1975)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Vijay struggles as a dockworker and eventually becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother Ravi is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Nirupa Roy, Parveen Babi

Votes: 9,671

41. Baadshah (1999)

175 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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A small time detective is mistaken as a CBI agent and gets embroiled in a deadly mission to save the Chief Minister from an assassination attempt.

Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Twinkle Khanna, Amrish Puri, Johnny Lever

Votes: 16,126

42. Namaste England (2018)

141 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

1.9
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An Indian couple go to great lengths to move to London, England.

Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah | Stars: Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Satish Kaushik, Aditya Seal

Votes: 2,367 | Gross: $0.10M

43. Namastey London (2007)

128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges her marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter attempts to outwit them, but the groom quietly and patiently hatches his own plan.

Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Rishi Kapoor, Clive Standen

Votes: 20,124 | Gross: $1.21M

44. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.5
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,847

45. Tees Maar Khan (2010)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Crime

2.5
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Posing as a movie producer, a conman attempts to trick an entire village into helping him rob a treasure-laden train.

Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Akshaye Khanna, Rajiv Laxman

Votes: 10,822 | Gross: $1.08M

46. Vishwaroopam 2 (2018)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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A continuation of Vishwaroopam (2013), it showcases Wisam's relationship with his wife and team as he struggles to counter an impending terror attack planned by his archenemy, Omar.

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar

Votes: 2,052

47. Game (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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A wealthy man invites four people to his private island to blame three of them for his daughter's sudden death. The next morning, the wealthy man is found murdered.

Director: Abhinay Deo | Stars: Abhishek Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani

Votes: 1,978 | Gross: $0.13M

48. Fire (1996)

Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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64 Metascore

Two women who are abandoned by their husbands, find love and solace in each other.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das, Karishma Jhalani, Ramanjeet Kaur

Votes: 5,550 | Gross: $0.40M

49. Mr. India (1987)

179 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he rises to the occasion and fights to save his children and all of India from the clutches of a megalomaniac.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Amrish Puri, Satish Kaushik

Votes: 13,312

50. Shaitan (2011)

Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.

Director: Bejoy Nambiar | Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Panditt, Gulshan Devaiah, Rajeev Khandelwal

Votes: 7,744



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