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1. The Machinist (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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61 Metascore

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Votes: 337,317 | Gross: $1.08M

2. Mean Streets (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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96 Metascore

A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

Votes: 89,994 | Gross: $3.13M

3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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82 Metascore

It's Harry's (Daniel Radcliffe's) third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, Professor Lupin (David Thewlis), but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 505,037 | Gross: $249.36M

4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.7
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83 Metascore

A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Will Sampson, Michael Berryman

Votes: 855,771 | Gross: $112.00M

5. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 792,574 | Gross: $170.74M

6. Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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74 Metascore

160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 346,757 | Gross: $108.64M

7. The King's Speech (2010)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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88 Metascore

The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 606,457 | Gross: $138.80M

8. 1900 (1976)

Unrated | 317 min | Drama, History

7.7
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The epic tale of a class struggle in twentieth century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Votes: 20,909

9. Snowden (2016)

R | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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58 Metascore

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto

Votes: 124,211 | Gross: $21.59M

10. Sophie's Choice (1982)

R | 150 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live with Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin

Votes: 38,319 | Gross: $30.04M

11. Cleopatra (1963)

G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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60 Metascore

Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 27,206 | Gross: $57.78M

12. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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46 Metascore

A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Campbell Scott

Votes: 113,292 | Gross: $75.07M

13. The Last King of Scotland (2006)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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74 Metascore

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker, Gillian Anderson, Kerry Washington

Votes: 168,255 | Gross: $17.61M

14. Garden State (2004)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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67 Metascore

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Director: Zach Braff | Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

Votes: 202,724 | Gross: $26.78M

15. Thelma (2017)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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74 Metascore

A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge with devastating results.

Director: Joachim Trier | Stars: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Votes: 22,492 | Gross: $0.15M

16. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Samuel Le Bihan, Mark Dacascos, Jérémie Renier, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 59,951 | Gross: $11.26M

17. Sliding Doors (1998)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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59 Metascore

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 60,328 | Gross: $11.88M

18. The Andromeda Strain (1971)

G | 131 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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60 Metascore

A team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: James Olson, Arthur Hill, David Wayne, Kate Reid

Votes: 31,155

19. Spoor (2017)

128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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61 Metascore

Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who or what is the murderer, but nobody believes her.

Directors: Agnieszka Holland, Kasia Adamik | Stars: Agnieszka Mandat, Wiktor Zborowski, Jakub Gierszal, Patricia Volny

Votes: 3,556

20. Romper Stomper (1992)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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61 Metascore

A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing.

Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie, Alex Scott

Votes: 36,014 | Gross: $0.18M

21. On My Skin: The Last Seven Days of Stefano Cucchi (2018)

TV-MA | 100 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The incredible true story behind the most controversial Italian court cases in recent years. Stefano Cucchi was arrested for a minor crime but in just one week's time, a family is changed forever.

Director: Alessio Cremonini | Stars: Alessandro Borghi, Massimiliano Tortora, Milvia Marigliano, Jasmine Trinca

Votes: 5,515

22. Tideland (2005)

R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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26 Metascore

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer

Votes: 30,573 | Gross: $0.07M

23. Miss March (2009)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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7 Metascore

Eugene believes in no sex before marriage. So DID his girlfriend, Cindi. His BFF loves sex. At Senior Prom, just before sex with Cindi, he falls into a coma. Waking up 4 years later, his Cindi is Miss March in Playboy. Can he get her back?

Directors: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore | Stars: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Raquel Alessi, Molly Stanton

Votes: 20,226 | Gross: $4.54M

24. Wide Awake (1998)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.9
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A 10-year-old boy goes on a search for God after his grandfather dies.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Joseph Cross, Timothy Reifsnyder, Dana Delany, Denis Leary

Votes: 3,706 | Gross: $0.26M

25. Forget Me Not (II) (2009)

R | 103 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

5.2
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Recent high school graduates become prey of the vengeful spirit of an innocent girl they wronged long ago.

Director: Tyler Oliver | Stars: Carly Schroeder, Cody Linley, Brie Gabrielle, Micah Alberti

Votes: 5,571

26. Phantom (I) (2013)

R | 98 min | Drama, History, Thriller

5.8
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40 Metascore

The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.

Director: Todd Robinson | Stars: Ed Harris, Julian Adams, David Duchovny, William Fichtner

Votes: 12,990 | Gross: $0.49M

27. King of the Hill (1993)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, History

7.5
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86 Metascore

A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down motel after his parents and younger brother are separated from him in 1930s Depression-era Midwest.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Jesse Bradford, Jeroen Krabbé, Lisa Eichhorn, Karen Allen

Votes: 7,030 | Gross: $1.30M

28. Across 110th Street (1972)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Two New York City cops go after amateur crooks who are trying to rip off the Mafia and start a gang war.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto, Anthony Franciosa, Robinson Frank Adu

Votes: 4,445

29. Priest (1994)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A homosexual Catholic priest finds out during confessional that a young girl is being sexually abused by her father, and has to decide how to deal with both that secret and his own.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Linus Roache, Tom Wilkinson, Robert Carlyle, Cathy Tyson

Votes: 9,351 | Gross: $4.18M

30. Caesar (2002– )

PG-13 | 240 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Twenty-year-old Julius Caeser flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla, but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Richard Harris, Christopher Walken, Valeria Golino

Votes: 2,439

31. The Terminal Man (1974)

PG | 107 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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41 Metascore

Hoping to cure his violent seizures, a man agrees to a series of experimental microcomputers inserted into his brain but inadvertently discovers that violence now triggers a pleasurable response his brain.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: George Segal, Joan Hackett, Richard Dysart, Donald Moffat

Votes: 1,759

32. Three Times (2005)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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80 Metascore

Three stories set in three times, 1911, 1966 and 2005. Two actors play the two main characters in each story.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Qi Shu, Chen Chang, Fang Mei, Shu-Chen Liao

Votes: 5,129 | Gross: $0.15M

33. Palindromes (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Barkin, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Matthew Faber

Votes: 11,708 | Gross: $0.55M

34. Nazarin (1959)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.9
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A priest in a poor community lives a charitable life in accordance with his religious principles, but many others do not return the favor.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Marga López, Rita Macedo, Ignacio López Tarso

Votes: 4,729

35. Low Down (2014)

R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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58 Metascore

A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1970s jazz scene.

Director: Jeff Preiss | Stars: John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Glenn Close, Peter Dinklage

Votes: 1,759 | Gross: $0.04M

36. October Baby (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama

6.7
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32 Metascore

A college freshman's world is rocked when she learns she is the adopted survivor of a failed abortion.

Directors: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin | Stars: Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, John Schneider, Jasmine Guy

Votes: 7,057 | Gross: $5.36M

37. Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)

Not Rated | 272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 2,988 | Gross: $0.11M

38. Fists in the Pocket (1965)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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A young man takes drastic measures to rid his dysfunctional family of its various afflictions.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Lou Castel, Paola Pitagora, Marino Masé, Liliana Gerace

Votes: 3,512

39. The Life of Jesus (1997)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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74 Metascore

A social movie about current life in the north of France. Freddy and his friends are all unemployed. They pass away time by wandering around on their motorcycles and by directing their ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Dumont | Stars: David Douche, Marjorie Cottreel, Kader Chaatouf, Sébastien Delbaere

Votes: 2,400

40. Wildflower (1991 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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An abused and partially deaf girl is helped back into society by two resourceful children.

Director: Diane Keaton | Stars: Beau Bridges, Susan Blakely, William McNamara, Reese Witherspoon

Votes: 1,093

41. Mouchette (1967)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.9
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A young girl living in the French countryside suffers constant indignities at the hand of alcoholism and her fellow man.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Nadine Nortier, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Marie Cardinal, Paul Hébert

Votes: 9,191

42. Deceiver (1997)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A hooker is found cut in two. 2 cops give polygraph tests to the only suspect, James, an unstable genius. After some time, the roles change.

Directors: Jonas Pate, Josh Pate | Stars: Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Michael Rooker, Renée Zellweger

Votes: 5,769 | Gross: $0.57M

43. A Wedding (1978)

PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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The daughter of a Louisville truck driver marries the scion of a very wealthy family, but reception at the family estate is boycotted by the invited guests.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Carol Burnett, Desi Arnaz Jr., Paul Dooley, Amy Stryker

Votes: 3,078

44. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster movies. Chris and Derek's ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 3,102

45. The Aura (2005)

Not Rated | 134 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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78 Metascore

A deluded taxidermist plans the perfect crime.

Director: Fabián Bielinsky | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Manuel Rodal, Dolores Fonzi, Pablo Cedrón

Votes: 12,727 | Gross: $0.06M

46. 'night, Mother (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

7.6
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What would you do if someone you loved sat down with you one night and calmly told you that they were going to end their life before morning? This is Thelma Cates' dilemma. Her daughter, ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Anne Bancroft, Ed Berke, Carol Robbins

Votes: 1,999 | Gross: $0.44M

47. The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama

7.5
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From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Nell Potts, Roberta Wallach, Judith Lowry

Votes: 1,964

48. The Lost Prince (2003 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 180 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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The true story of the British royal Prince locked away because of having epilepsy.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Daniel Williams, Matthew James Thomas, Brock Everitt-Elwick, Rollo Weeks

Votes: 1,789

49. Freakdog (2008)

R | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.0
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After a prank goes awry and lands a hospital janitor in a coma, a group of doctors begin dying at the hands of the comatose patient who is extracting revenge through out-of-body experiences.

Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Arielle Kebbel, Sarah Carter, Stephen Dillane, Andrew Lee Potts

Votes: 2,636

50. Nothing Bad Can Happen (2013)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.9
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51 Metascore

The young Tore seeks in Hamburg a new life among the religious group called The Jesus Freaks. When he by accident meets a family and helps them to repair their car, he believes that a ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Gebbe | Stars: Julius Feldmeier, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Annika Kuhl, Gro Swantje Kohlhof

Votes: 1,285 | Gross: $0.00M



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