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1. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Writers: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

2. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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83 Metascore

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Writers: Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah

3. Death Proof (2007)

R | 113 min | Action, Thriller

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Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

Writer: Quentin Tarantino | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Kurt Russell, Zoë Bell, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito

4. School of Rock (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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82 Metascore

A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack, Adam Pascal

5. Clerks. (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

7.9
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70 Metascore

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonhauer

6. Before Sunrise (1995)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

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77 Metascore

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl

7. Before Sunset (2004)

R | 80 min | Drama, Romance

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90 Metascore

Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torres

8. Dazed and Confused (1993)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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78 Metascore

The adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

9. A Scanner Darkly (2006)

R | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

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73 Metascore

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

10. Spy Kids (2001)

PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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71 Metascore

The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.

Writer: Robert Rodriguez | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino

11. Before Midnight (2013)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

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We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Ariane Labed

12. Waking Life (2001)

R | 99 min | Animation, Drama

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82 Metascore

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins

13. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

PG-13 | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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64 Metascore

The dimwitted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Writers: Mike Judge, Joe Stillman, Brian Mulroney | Directors: Mike Judge, Mike de Seve, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan | Stars: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Cloris Leachman

14. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

7.9
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80 Metascore

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Writers: Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein, Kim Roberts | Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb, Vince Edwards

15. Bernie (2011)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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75 Metascore

In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp.

Writers: Skip Hollandsworth, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman

16. The Colbert Report (2005– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Satirist news caster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger then life ego and overly patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Trevor Potter

17. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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64 Metascore

An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

Writers: Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

18. Bad News Bears (2005)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

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65 Metascore

A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs.

Writers: Bill Lancaster, Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden, Sammi Kane Kraft

19. Tape (2001)

R | 86 min | Drama

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71 Metascore

Three old high school friends pass the time in a Michigan motel room dissecting the painful memories of their high school years.

Writer: Stephen Belber | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman

20. Slacker (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

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69 Metascore

Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey

21. The Doom Generation (1995)

R | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Rose McGowan, Johnathon Schaech, Cress Williams

22. Side by Side (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

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82 Metascore

The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.

Writer: Christopher Kenneally | Director: Christopher Kenneally | Stars: Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Dion Beebe

23. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

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73 Metascore

A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar" directed by a young Orson Welles in 1937.

Writers: Holly Gent Palmo, Robert Kaplow, Vincent Palmo Jr. | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

24. Hamlet (2000)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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70 Metascore

Modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder in New York City.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Michael Almereyda | Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Diane Venora, Sam Shepard

25. The Newton Boys (1998)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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57 Metascore

The story of the Newton gang, the most successful bank robbers in history, thanks to their good planning and minimal violence.

Writers: Claude Stanush, Richard Linklater, Clark Walker | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Skeet Ulrich, Vincent D'Onofrio

26. SubUrbia (1996)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

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62 Metascore

A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.

Writer: Eric Bogosian | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Steve Zahn, Jayce Bartok, Amie Carey

27. I Am a Sex Addict (2005)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Romance

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Autobiographical comedy about a recovering sex addict, about his obsession with prostitutes, and how that affected his relationships and his life altogether.

Writer: Caveh Zahedi | Director: Caveh Zahedi | Stars: Caveh Zahedi, Christoff Colas, Rebecca Lord, Lindsey Tjian

28. The Hottest State (2006)

R | 117 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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45 Metascore

A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.

Writer: Ethan Hawke | Director: Ethan Hawke | Stars: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Laura Linney, Mark Webber, Daniel Ross Owens

29. Computer Chess (2013)

92 min | Comedy

6.3
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74 Metascore

A 1980s-set story centered around a man vs. machine chess tournament.

Writer: Andrew Bujalski | Director: Andrew Bujalski | Stars: Kriss Schludermann, Tom Fletcher, Wiley Wiggins, Patrick Riester

30. The Underneath (1995)

R | 99 min | Crime, Thriller

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69 Metascore

A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend.

Writers: Don Tracy, Steven Soderbergh, Daniel Fuchs | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Peter Gallagher, Elisabeth Shue, Alison Elliott, William Fichtner

31. Come Early Morning (2006)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

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64 Metascore

A 30-something southern woman searches for love, despite the burdens she carries with her.

Writer: Joey Lauren Adams | Director: Joey Lauren Adams | Stars: Ashley Judd, Jeffrey Donovan, Tim Blake Nelson, Jason T. Davis

32. Full Tilt Boogie (1997)

R | 97 min | Documentary

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A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.

Director: Sarah Kelly | Stars: Rick Stribling, Ken Bondy, Amy Minda Cohen, Elizabeth Avellan

33. Chelsea Walls (2001)

R | 109 min | Drama

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34 Metascore

This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.

Writers: Nicole Burdette, Arthur Rimbaud, Dylan Thomas | Director: Ethan Hawke | Stars: Paz de la Huerta, Vincent D'Onofrio, Bianca Hunter, Kevin Corrigan

34. The 86th Academy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 214 min

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Writers: Kristin Gore, Amy Ozols, Jon Macks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Balian, Vance DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jason Gelles, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Kevin Leman, Kevin Nealon, Paula Pell, Lauren Pomerantz, Allison Silverman, Adam Yenser | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper, Michael Fassbender

35. Totally F***ed Up (1993)

Unrated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Gay teen angst...

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Roko Belic, Susan Behshid, Jenee Gill

36. Horrors of War (2006)

99 min | Action, Drama, Horror

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HORRORS OF WAR derives from the "B" movie, Grindhouse tradition, made to play like a like a midnight movie. It is an independently-produced film made in a B-movie style, yet with a dramatic... See full summary »

Writers: Peter John Ross, John Whitney, Philip R. Garrett, Scott Spears | Directors: Peter John Ross, John Whitney | Stars: Jon Osbeck, Joe Lorenzo, Daniel Alan Kiely, C. Alec Rossel

37. Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004)

99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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69 Metascore

Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of Townes Van Zandt.

Director: Margaret Brown | Stars: Joe Ely, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson

38. Boyhood (2014)

R | 163 min | Drama

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96 Metascore

The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18.

Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater

39. RSO [Registered Sex Offender] (2008)

80 min | Comedy

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There may be one thing worse than being a sex offender sent to prison: Being a sex offender released from prison. RSO tells the story of one offender's unlikely rehabilitation.

Writer: Bob Byington | Director: Bob Byington | Stars: Gabriel McIver, Kristen Tucker, Kevin Corrigan, Andrew Bujalski

40. It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)

85 min | Drama

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Writer: Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Richard Linklater, James Goodwin, Dan Kratochvil, Linda Finney

41. Great Directors (2009)

90 min | Documentary

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49 Metascore

Great Directors, directed by Angela Ismailos, features conversations with ten of the world's greatest living directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Liliana Cavani, Stephen Frears, ... See full summary »

Writer: Angela Ismailos | Director: Angela Ismailos | Stars: David Lynch, Catherine Breillat, Bernardo Bertolucci, Liliana Cavani

42. Tales of the Rat Fink (2006)

78 min | Documentary, Biography

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67 Metascore

The life and times of famed hot rod & custom car designer Ed "Big Daddy" Roth.

Writers: Adam Cawley, Solomon Vesta | Director: Ron Mann | Stars: John Goodman, Ted Rosnick, Alex Xydias, Paul Le Mat

43. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

44. The Directors (1999– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep

45. Woodshock (1985)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Richard Linklater | Star: Daniel Johnston

46. The Man Who Never Cried (2011)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Ralph Winston has never cried; not when he was a baby, not when his heart was crushed by his high school sweetheart, not even when he first saw Steven Spielberg's E.T. So when his father ... See full summary »

Writer: Bradley Jackson | Director: Bradley Jackson | Stars: Keir O'Donnell, Jess Weixler, Dora Madison Burge, Heather Kafka

47. Live from Shiva's Dance Floor (2003)

21 min | Short

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The imcomparable Speed Levitch waxes philosophical about New York City, the Twin Towers, and Buffalo.

Director: Richard Linklater | Star: Timothy 'Speed' Levitch

48. Ebert Presents: At the Movies (2010– )

30 min | Talk-Show | Active

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Two film critics review newly-released films, while the renowned critic Roger Ebert presents his own reviews voiced by guest readers.

Stars: Christy Lemire, Roger Ebert, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, Bill Kurtis

49. Scotch and Milk (1998)

117 min

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A brooding self-styled swinger obsessed with things from the 1950's loses himself in booze and night clubbing amongst similar other men. Meanwhile he pines for the woman he really loves, ... See full summary »

Writer: Adam Goldberg | Director: Adam Goldberg | Stars: Adam Goldberg, Nicky Katt, Clea Lewis, Giovanni Ribisi

50. At Sundance (1995)

71 min | Documentary

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Directors: Michael Almereyda, Amy Hobby | Stars: Atom Egoyan, Matthew Harrison, Todd Haynes, Richard Linklater