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1. Entourage (2004–2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.

Stars: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara

2. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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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

3. Boss (2011–2012)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

Creator: Farhad Safinia | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner

4. Promised Land (2012)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.6
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55 Metascore

A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.

Writers: John Krasinski, Matt Damon, Dave Eggers | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski, Hal Holbrook

5. Kids (1995)

Unrated | 91 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins.

Writers: Larry Clark, Harmony Korine, Jim Lewis | Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloë Sevigny, Sarah Henderson

6. The Canyons (2013)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

3.9
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36 Metascore

When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence.

Writer: Bret Easton Ellis | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, James Deen, Nolan Gerard Funk, Amanda Brooks

7. Psycho (1998)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.6
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47 Metascore

A young female embezzeler arrives at the Bates Motel which has terrible secrets of its own.

Writers: Robert Bloch, Joseph Stefano | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen

8. Portlandia (2011– )

22 min | Comedy

7.8
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A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.

Creators: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel | Stars: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan, Chloë Sevigny

9. Milk (I) (2008)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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84 Metascore

The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

10. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

R | 104 min | Comedy

6.9
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51 Metascore

The comic 'Bluntman and Chronic' is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation they set out to wreck the movie.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, Jeff Anderson

11. I'm Not There. (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Writers: Todd Haynes, Oren Moverman | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

12. Shortbus (2006)

Unrated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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64 Metascore

A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.

Writer: John Cameron Mitchell | Director: John Cameron Mitchell | Stars: Sook-Yin Lee, Peter Stickles, PJ DeBoy, Paul Dawson

14. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

15. Finding Forrester (2000)

PG-13 | 136 min | Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

A young writing prodigy finds a mentor in a reclusive author.

Writer: Mike Rich | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin

16. Sea of Trees

Drama | Pre-production

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.

Writer: Chris Sparling | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Ken Watanabe

17. To Die For (1995)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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86 Metascore

Suzanne Stone is an aspiring TV personality who will do anything to be in the spotlight- including enlisting 3 teenagers to kill her husband.

Writers: Joyce Maynard, Buck Henry | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon, Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck

18. Elephant (2003)

R | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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70 Metascore

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.

Writer: Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Elias McConnell, Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson

19. I'm Still Here (I) (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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48 Metascore

Documenting Joaquin Phoenix's transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper.

Writers: Casey Affleck, Joaquin Phoenix | Director: Casey Affleck | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Antony Langdon, Carey Perloff, Larry McHale

20. Virginia (2010)

R | 116 min | Drama

5.4
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33 Metascore

A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Dustin Lance Black | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Harrison Gilbertson, Amy Madigan

21. Last Days (2005)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.7
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67 Metascore

A Seattle-set rock & roll drama about a musician whose life and career is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain's.

Writer: Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Michael Pitt, Lukas Haas, Asia Argento, Scott Patrick Green

22. Restless (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII.

Writer: Jason Lew | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Henry Hopper, Ryô Kase, Schuyler Fisk

23. Michael (I) (2015)

Drama | Pre-production

A gay activist and magazine founder rejected his homosexuality to become an anti-gay Christian pastor.

Writers: Justin Kelly, Stacey Miller | Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: James Franco, Emma Roberts, Zachary Quinto, Chris Zylka

24. Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

5.3
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47 Metascore

Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.

Writer: Travis Mathews | Directors: James Franco, Travis Mathews | Stars: Val Lauren, Christian Patrick, James Franco, Travis Mathews

25. Laurence Anyways (2012)

168 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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73 Metascore

A drama that charts ten years in the relationship of a male-to-female transsexual's relationship with her lover.

Writer: Xavier Dolan | Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Emmanuel Schwartz, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye

26. Junebug (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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80 Metascore

A dealer in "outsider" art travels from Chicago to North Carolina to meet her new in-laws, challenging the equilibrium of this middle class Southern home.

Writer: Angus MacLachlan | Director: Phil Morrison | Stars: Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, David Kuhn, Alicia Van Couvering

27. Paranoid Park (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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83 Metascore

A teenage skateboarder's life begins to fray after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard.

Writers: Gus Van Sant, Blake Nelson | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Gabe Nevins, Daniel Liu, Taylor Momsen, Jake Miller

28. Gerry (2002)

R | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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54 Metascore

A friendship between two young men is tested when they go for a hike in a desert and forget to bring any water or food with them.

Writers: Casey Affleck, Matt Damon, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Casey Affleck, Matt Damon

29. Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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82 Metascore

A realistic road movie about a drug addict, his 'family', and their inevitable decline into crime.

Writers: James Fogle, Gus Van Sant, Daniel Yost | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros, Heather Graham

30. Death Note

Thriller | Announced

Light, a bright student who stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in it. Light decides to launch a secret crusade to rid the streets... See full summary »

Writers: Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata, Vlas Parlapanides, Charley Parlapanides, Anthony Bagarozzi, Chuck Mondry | Director: Gus Van Sant

31. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.2
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28 Metascore

Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Robbins, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson

32. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Writers: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

33. The Greatest Event in Television History (2012– )

11 min | Comedy

7.8
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Adam Scott is determined to make the greatest event in television history by remaking the opening sequences of TV shows.

Creators: Adam Scott, Naomi Scott | Stars: Amanda Anka, Jeff Probst, Jon Schroeder, Adam Scott

34. Undertow (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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63 Metascore

The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows ... See full summary »

Writers: Lingard Jervey, Joe Conway, David Gordon Green | Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Jamie Bell, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney, Devon Alan

36. El camino (III) (2008)

Drama

6.9
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Elliot, 31, a product of the Washington D.C. foster care system, has spent most of his life moving from place to place. When he is contacted by Matthew, a childhood friend from "the system"... See full summary »

Writers: Salvatore Interlandi, Erik S. Weigel | Director: Erik S. Weigel | Stars: Leo Fitzpatrick, Elisabeth Moss, Christopher Denham, Wes Studi

37. Accidents Happen (2009)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Carbee | Director: Andrew Lancaster | Stars: Geena Davis, Harrison Gilbertson, Harry Cook, Joel Tobeck

38. Massholes (2012– )

Comedy | Active

8.6
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A mock-reality show depicting two guys from South Boston who move to Hollywood to become the next "Matt & Ben" in the wake of their viral YouTube video.

Stars: Kenny Wormald, Paddy Quinn, Jimmy Ruggiero, Kurt Finney

39. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd, Lars von Trier

40. Untitled Taylor Lautner/Gus Van Sant Project

Drama | Announced

Based on a New Yorker article.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Taylor Lautner, Xavier Dolan

41. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min

8.0
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Writers: Jon Macks, Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon, John Hoffman, Phil Alden Robinson, Bruce Vilanch, Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Ben Schwartz, Joel Stein, Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, Robert Cohen | Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

42. My Own Private River (2012)

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Footage from My Own Private Idaho (1991) is re-contextualized in James Franco's tribute to River Phoenix.

Directors: James Franco, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Wilmer Calderon, Jim Freivogel, Brian Lally, River Phoenix

43. Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his newfound sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school.

Writer: Cam Archer | Director: Cam Archer | Stars: Malcolm Stumpf, Patrick White, Max Paradise, Fairuza Balk

44. Mala Noche (1986)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama

6.8
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A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »

Writers: Walt Curtis, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Tim Streeter, Doug Cooeyate, Ray Monge, Nyla McCarthy

45. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

46. Shit Year (2010)

95 min | Drama

5.8
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50 Metascore

An actress finds herself adrift after she quits performing.

Writer: Cam Archer | Director: Cam Archer | Stars: Ellen Barkin, Luke Grimes, Bob Einstein, Theresa Randle

47. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Add a Plot

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

48. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

Writers: Vito Russo, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood, Armistead Maupin | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

49. 8 (2008)

100 min | Drama

4.7
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8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.

Writers: Regine Abadia, Jane Campion, Erin Dignam, Gael García Bernal, Jan Kounen, Suketu Mehta, Rashida Mustafa, Gaspar Noé, Abderrahmane Sissako, Wim Wenders | Directors: Jane Campion, Gael García Bernal, Jan Kounen, Mira Nair, Gaspar Noé, Abderrahmane Sissako, Gus Van Sant, Wim Wenders | Stars: Nigist Anteneh, Tefera Gizaw, Fekadu Kebede, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

50. Speedway Junky (1999)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.1
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40 Metascore

A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then ... See full summary »

Writer: Nickolas Perry | Director: Nickolas Perry | Stars: Jesse Bradford, Jordan Brower, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Daryl Hannah