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1. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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78 Metascore

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 414,025 | Gross: $33.08M

2. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

R | 159 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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68 Metascore

A New York City doctor embarks on a harrowing, night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife reveals a painful secret to him.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd Field, Sydney Pollack

Votes: 282,175 | Gross: $55.69M

3. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

7.8
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81 Metascore

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town with a dark secret.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Votes: 439,158 | Gross: $23.64M

4. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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93 Metascore

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 129,083 | Gross: $13.24M

5. Candyman (1992)

R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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61 Metascore

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 62,567 | Gross: $25.79M

6. Apt Pupil (1998)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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51 Metascore

A boy blackmails his neighbor after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell

Votes: 34,176 | Gross: $8.84M

7. Venus in Fur (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.2
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69 Metascore

An actress attempts to convince a director how she's perfect for a role in his upcoming production.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Votes: 16,610 | Gross: $0.34M

8. The Edge of Heaven (2007)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

7.8
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85 Metascore

A Turkish man travels to Istanbul to find the daughter of his father's former girlfriend.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Baki Davrak, Nurgül Yesilçay, Tuncel Kurtiz, Nursel Köse

Votes: 29,426 | Gross: $0.74M

9. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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The emotional intricacies of a polyamorous relationship between young artist Bob and his two lovers: a lonely male doctor and a frustrated female office worker.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 5,121

10. Howling III (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror

3.3
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A female werewolf runs away from her family, and falls in love with a man who works in the movie business, while a sociologist who studies these creatures is looking for proof of their existence.

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: William Yang, Deby Wightman, Christopher Pate, Jerome Patillo

Votes: 4,157

11. Like Someone in Love (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

In Tokyo, a young sex worker develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.

Directors: Abbas Kiarostami, Banafsheh Violet Modaressi | Stars: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryô Kase, Denden

Votes: 9,442 | Gross: $0.22M

12. Boys' Night Out (1962)

Unrated | 115 min | Comedy

6.6
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Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children... See full summary »

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Kim Novak, James Garner, Tony Randall, Howard Duff

Votes: 1,693

13. The Other Side of the Bed (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.4
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47 Metascore

Two couples entwine on their search for love.

Director: Emilio Martínez Lázaro | Stars: Ernesto Alterio, Paz Vega, Guillermo Toledo, Natalia Verbeke

Votes: 5,158

14. Bus 174 (2002)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime

7.8
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83 Metascore

On June 12, 2000, a young man with a gun took the passengers aboard Bus 174 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hostage. This documentary examines the event itself, the resulting media frenzy, the police response, and the perpetrator's background.

Directors: José Padilha, Felipe Lacerda | Stars: Sandro do Nascimento, Rodrigo Pimentel, Luiz Eduardo Soares, Anonymous

Votes: 7,632 | Gross: $0.22M

15. R.P.M. (1970)

R | 92 min | Drama

5.2
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R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the heady days of campus activism in the late 1960's. ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Ann-Margret, Gary Lockwood, Paul Winfield

Votes: 462

16. Bliss (2007)

105 min | Drama

7.5
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71 Metascore

Condemned to death to salvage her family's honor, a young rape victim escapes to a seaside town with the man tasked with her execution.

Director: Abdullah Oguz | Stars: Talat Bulut, Özgü Namal, Murat Han, Mustafa Avkiran

Votes: 7,229 | Gross: $0.04M

17. Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary about the everyday lives of ordinary Parisians, done in the style of cinéma vérité.

Directors: Edgar Morin, Jean Rouch | Stars: Angelo, Nadine Ballot, Catherine, Céline

Votes: 2,323

18. A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Claude Brasseur, Charles Denner, Guy Marchand

Votes: 2,045

19. If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

7.1
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64 Metascore

Two weeks before his release, a teenage prisoner learns that his mother has returned home. Meanwhile, he finds himself in love with a student working in the penitentiary as an intern.

Director: Florin Serban | Stars: George Pistereanu, Ada Condeescu, Mihai Constantin, Clara Voda

Votes: 5,819 | Gross: $0.01M

20. Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)

122 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Friends of a recently deceased minor painter Jean-Baptiste take a train in Paris for Limoges, where he wished to be buried, and all the people on the train have their problems.

Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Pascal Greggory, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Charles Berling, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Votes: 1,759 | Gross: $0.06M

21. Unlawful Killing (2011)

78 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary about the allegedly conspiratorial killing of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed

Director: Keith Allen | Stars: Keith Allen, Piers Morgan, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Howard Stern

Votes: 328

22. College Confidential (1960)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

4.9
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Sociology professor Steve McInter is conducting a survey at Collins College about the mores and lifestyles of the young people. Some of the good citizens begin to find exception to his ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows, Walter Winchell, Mamie Van Doren

Votes: 168

23. From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses (2014)

119 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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Focuses on the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its 'collective spirit' in cinema. The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer's seminal book 'From Caligari to Hitler' (1947).

Director: Rüdiger Suchsland | Stars: Rüdiger Suchsland, Hans Henrik Wöhler, Fritz Lang, Volker Schlöndorff

Votes: 610

24. One or the Other (1974)

105 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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What started as a simple blackmail quickly devolves into a downward spiral of psychological and physical violence.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Klaus Schwarzkopf, Elke Sommer, Jürgen Prochnow, Ulla Jacobsson

Votes: 189

25. 21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

6.3
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If there are 21 ways to ruin a marriage, there must be 21 ways to fall in love.

Director: Johanna Vuoksenmaa | Stars: Armi Toivanen, Essi Hellén, Aku Hirviniemi, Riku Nieminen

Votes: 1,834

26. Nobody's Life (2002)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Director: Eduard Cortés | Stars: Jose Coronado, Adriana Ozores, Marta Etura, Roberto Álvarez

Votes: 840

27. The Stuart Hall Project (2013)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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Stuart Hall is one of the most influential and esteemed cultural theorists of a generation. A thinker and commentator, his peers include other giants of political commentary such as Noam ... See full summary »

Director: John Akomfrah | Stars: Stuart Hall, Catherine Hall

Votes: 124

28. The Road to Love (2001)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

6.6
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This romantic-kitsch story goes from Paris to Marseille, from Amsterdam to Morocco via Jean Genet's grave in Larache, and on to Tangiers. The movie tells the story of an Algerian-French ... See full summary »

Director: Rémi Lange | Stars: Karim Tarek, Riyad Echahi, Sihem Benamoune, Zakariya Gouram

Votes: 336

29. The Blonds (2003)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

6.3
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63 Metascore

Los rubios focuses on the directors search for her dissappeared parents. Is it possible to get to the truth or they are only fictions, imaginary characters from everyone who rememebers them?

Director: Albertina Carri | Stars: Analía Couceyro, Albertina Carri, Santiago Giralt, Jesica Suarez

Votes: 297

30. The Death of Mario Ricci (1983)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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The tragic accident of an Italian laborer ,working on the Mont Blanc tunnel.

Director: Claude Goretta | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Magali Noël, Heinz Bennent, Mimsy Farmer

Votes: 121

31. Ann Vickers (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A prison reformer and a controversial judge fall in love and have a child out of wedlock.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Irene Dunne, Walter Huston, Conrad Nagel, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 524

32. Secrets, Objects (2011)

112 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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40-year-old Sociology professor Hye-jung falls for a 21-year-old Usang, a male student who helps her project research on women's extramarital affair. Their prohibited love and secrets are ... See full summary »

Director: Young-Mi Lee | Stars: Seo-hee Jang, Seok-won Jeong, Pil-mo Lee, Yi-yeong Shim

Votes: 57

33. The Hoodlum (1919)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy

6.7
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A spoiled young rich girl is forced by misfortune to fight for survival in the slums and alleys, where she becomes involved with all manner of unpleasantness.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Mary Pickford, Ralph Lewis, Kenneth Harlan, T.D. Crittenden

Votes: 912

34. La sociologie est un sport de combat (2001)

146 min | Documentary

7.7
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Introduction to Sociology. For three years (1998-2001) Pierre Carles followed Pierre Bourdieu, a major sociologist, working to have his research understood and people prompted to action. ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Carles | Stars: Pierre Bourdieu, José Bové, Pierre Carles, Gaby Reich

Votes: 246

35. Dutschke (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography

6.4
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Director: Stefan Krohmer | Stars: Christoph Bach, Emily Cox, Pasquale Aleardi, Matthias Koeberlin

Votes: 83

36. Unnatural Causes (2008– )

Documentary

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Stars: Llewellyn M. Smith, S. Leonard Syme, David Williams, Ana Diez-Roux

Votes: 24

37. Caligari - Wie der Horror ins Kino kam (2014 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History

6.5
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A documentary about the seminal horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) and the purpose of cinema as a cultural tool according to Siegfried Kracauer (1889-1966).

Director: Rüdiger Suchsland | Stars: Martin Engler, Erika Gregor, Ulrich Gregor, Elisabeth Bronfen

Votes: 53

38. Le concierge (2017)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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A concierge shows a tiny apartment to many urban types: a divorcee, an immigrant artist, a widower, a youth striking out on her own. Each one feels an immediate attachment to the place, and... See full summary »

Director: Federico Hidalgo | Stars: Emilio Hidalgo, Federico Hidalgo, Claudio Caceres, Joseph Antaki

Votes: 7

39. The Hour of Truth (1965)

101 min | Drama

7.2
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A German Jewish engineer is the only survivor of a concentration camp where he would work in a counterfeiting unit.

Director: Henri Calef | Stars: Karlheinz Böhm, Brett Halsey, Corinne Marchand, Michèle Girardon

Votes: 36

40. The Green Widow (1968)

76 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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While under the watchful eye of a peeping tom, in the surrounding forest of Tapiola, It is where peeping toms and adulterers go, and along them Helinä.

Director: Jaakko Pakkasvirta | Stars: Eija Pokkinen, Risto Aaltonen, Matti Siitonen, Mai-Brit Heljo

Votes: 107

41. Is Love Racist? The Dating Game (2017 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

5.1
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Sociologist Emma Dabiri looks at racism in Britain through the world of modern dating as she reveals the results of a national survey and a group of volunteers take part in a series of experiments.

Director: Grace Chapman | Stars: Emma Dabiri, Thomas Baden-Riess, Ruby McGregor-Smith, Nadia Rose

Votes: 12

42. La sociologue et l'ourson (2016)

78 min | Documentary

7.5
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Directors: Etienne Chaillou, Mathias Théry | Stars: Irène Théry, Mathias Théry, Frigide Barjot, Claude Bartolone

Votes: 68

43. Journey to a Hate Free Millennium (1999)

Documentary, Crime

6.4
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An exploration of hate crimes in America, featuring insightful looks at the Columbine shootings, the dragging death of James Byrd, Jr., and the Matthew Shepard murder.

Directors: Martin Bedogne, Brent Scarpo | Stars: Roma Downey, John Dye, Elton John, Kathy Najimy

Votes: 48

44. Depth Study (1957)

Animation, Short

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Three archaeologists learn about the impact television, especially the CBS network, had on postwar America.

Directors: Gene Deitch, Ray Favata | Star: Allen Swift

45. Jeden ze souboju (1971 TV Movie)

66 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Eva Sadková | Stars: Josef Abrhám, Jana Brejchová, Vlastimil Brodský, Jaroslava Brousková

Votes: 7

46. Up Is Down (1969)

5 min | Animation, Short

7.4
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A boy who walks on his hands enjoys a different view of the world.

Director: Millie Goldsholl | Star: Hans Conried

Votes: 22

47. Edgar Morin, chronique d'un regard (2014)

81 min | Documentary

6.2
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Directors: Olivier Bohler, Céline Gailleurd | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Edgar Morin

Votes: 14

48. Shirts and Skins: The Sociology of Basketball (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Ron Osgood

49. A l'instar du père Noël et de la pizza (2007)

5 min | Short

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A journalist must portray a sociologist.

Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Jeanne Bischoff, Florence Janas

50. Sociologia (1967)

16 min | Short

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Director: Alberto Bojórquez



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