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1. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., 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. Entourage (2004–2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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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

3. 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

4. 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

5. Kids (1995)

91 min | 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. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. Portlandia (2011– )

22 min | Comedy

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

Stars: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan, Chloë Sevigny

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

15. The Sea of Trees (2015)

Drama | Post-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, Katie Aselton, Ken Watanabe

16. Laurence Anyways (2012)

Not Rated | 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

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. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama

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

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

23. Michael (I) (2015)

Drama | Filming

A gay activist and magazine founder is saved from his homosexuality after turning to God.

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

24. Junebug (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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

28. Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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82 Metascore

A pharmacy-robbing dope fiend and his crew pop pills and evade the law.

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

29. 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

30. 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

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

11 min | Comedy

7.7
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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

32. 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

34. 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

35. Undertow (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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63 Metascore

Following the death of his wife Audrey, John Munn moves with his two sons, mid-teen Chris Munn and adolescent Tim Munn, to a pig farm in rural Drees County, Georgia, where they lead a ... 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. 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

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

40. 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

41. Massholes (2012– )

Comedy | Active

6.8
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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

42. 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

43. El camino (III) (2008)

Drama

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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

44. 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

45. 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

46. Untitled Taylor Lautner/Gus Van Sant Project

Drama | Announced

Based on a New Yorker article.

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

47. Le grand journal de Canal+ (2004– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.2
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Stars: Michel Denisot, Jean-Michel Aphatie, Ariane Massenet, Yann Barthes

48. My Own Private River (2012)

Documentary

6.4
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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

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. Gomorron (1992– )

News

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Stars: Tilde De Paula, Jenny Östergren, Steffo Törnqvist, Rania Shemoun Olsson