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1. At Close Range (1986)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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In 1978 rural Pennsylvania an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons and they become intrigued with romanticized life of crime.

Writers: Elliott Lewitt, Nicholas Kazan | Director: James Foley | Stars: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

Votes: 10,477

2. After Hours (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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90 Metascore

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

Writer: Joseph Minion | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Votes: 37,784

3. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creators: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 841

4. Green Card (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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58 Metascore

A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that.

Writer: Peter Weir | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

Votes: 18,172

5. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

7.9
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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham

Votes: 5,855

6. Enemies: A Love Story (1989)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.

Writers: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska

Votes: 1,629

7. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)

Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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CBS late-afternoon specials designed for junior high and high school students, dramatizing issues affecting teens.

Stars: Monica Calhoun, Tammy Lauren, Nick Angotti, Beau Dremann

Votes: 131

8. Museum Hours (2012)

107 min | Drama

6.9
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84 Metascore

When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Art Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads that sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways in which works of art reflect and shape the world.

Writers: Jem Cohen, Natalie Lettner, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Bobby Sommer | Director: Jem Cohen | Stars: Mary Margaret O'Hara, Bobby Sommer, Ela Piplits, Marcus O'Hara

Votes: 1,502

10. Counting (2015)

111 min | Documentary

5.9
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79 Metascore

Fifteen distinct but interconnected chapters, shot in locations from Russia to New York City to Istanbul. Together, these build to a reckoning at the intersection of city symphony, diary, ... See full summary »

Director: Jem Cohen

Votes: 52

12. Chain (2004)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

As regional character disappears and corporate culture homogenizes our surroundings, it's increasingly hard to tell where you are. Actual malls, theme parks, hotels and corporate centers ... See full summary »

Writer: Jem Cohen | Director: Jem Cohen | Stars: Miho Nikaido, Mira Billotte, Tarik O'Regan, Rick Aquino

Votes: 163

13. Instrument (2003)

115 min | Documentary

8.2
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A collaboration between filmmaker Jem Cohen and the Washington D.C. band Fugazi, covering the 10 year period of 1987-1996. Far from a traditional documentary, this is a musical document; a ... See full summary »

Director: Jem Cohen | Stars: Brendan Canty, Joe Lally, Ian MacKaye, Guy Picciotto

Votes: 609

14. William Eggleston in the Real World (2005)

87 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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69 Metascore

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Writer: Michael Almereyda | Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: William J. Eggleston, Michael Almereyda, Winston Eggleston, Leigh Haizlip

Votes: 167

16. Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (2005)

79 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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An exploration into the life and art of the renowned author of "Last Exit To Brooklyn" and "Requiem For A Dream." Hubert Selby Jr., a self-described "scream looking for a mouth," against ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael W. Dean | Directors: Michael W. Dean, Kenneth Shiffrin | Stars: Hubert Selby Jr., Susan Anton, Darren Aronofsky, Alexis Arquette

Votes: 271

17. Benjamin Smoke (2000)

72 min | Documentary

7.5
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71 Metascore

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Writers: Jem Cohen, Peter Sillen | Directors: Jem Cohen, Peter Sillen | Stars: Benjamin Dickerson, Tim Campion, Brian Halloran, Coleman Lewis

Votes: 186

18. Amber City (1999)

48 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Jem Cohen

Votes: 23

19. R.E.M. Parallel (1995 Video)

70 min | Music

7.5
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A collection of R.E.M. music videos from Automatic for the People and Monster.

Directors: Peter Care, Jem Cohen, Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, Spike Jonze, Mark Romanek, Jake Scott, Randy Skinner, Jodi Wille | Stars: Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Bill Berry

Votes: 123

20. A Tale of two Cities (2007)

1 min | Short

6.3
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Director: Jem Cohen

Votes: 20

21. A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory (2007)

75 min | Documentary

6.9
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Esther Robinson's portrait of her uncle Danny Williams -- Warhol's onetime lover, collaborator and filmmaker in his own right -- offers a exploration of the Factory era, an homage to Williams's talent, a journey of family discovery and a compelling inquiry into Williams's mysterious disappearance at age 27.

Writers: Esther Robinson, Shannon Kennedy | Director: Esther Robinson | Stars: Callie Angell, Brigid Berlin, John Cale, Danny Fields

Votes: 167

22. Evening's Civil Twilight in Empires of Tin (2008)

100 min | Music

7.8
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'Empires of Tin' is a meditation on the decline of empires, juxtaposing the twilight stages of the Habsburg empire with scenes of modern America, using archival imagery, live readings from ... See full summary »

Writer: Jem Cohen | Director: Jem Cohen | Stars: Vic Chesnutt, Thierry Amar, Eric Craven, T. Griffin

Votes: 14

23. The Brooklyn Bridge (2010)

4 min | Documentary, Short, History

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A portrait of The Brooklyn Bridge.

Writer: Derek Shane Garcia | Director: Derek Shane Garcia | Stars: Andy, Cyllie, Didi, Ed

24. Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then (2010)

75 min | Animation

6.9
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The true story of a man who built a house to heal his wife.

Writers: Brent Green, Donna Kozloskie, Michael McGinley | Director: Brent Green | Stars: Donna Kozloskie, Michael McGinley

Votes: 81

26. Lucky Three an Elliott Smith Portrait (1997)

11 min | Short, Documentary, Music

8.5
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this short features Elliott Smith performing 3 beautiful songs acoustically and live, "between the bars", "thirteen", and "angeles". This short is basically a montage with some "stock ... See full summary »

Director: Jem Cohen | Star: Elliott Smith

Votes: 274

27. The 8 (2009)

49 min

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In June 2009, Tamaas, an international non-profit arts organization, invited eight poets and filmmakers coming from France, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, and the United States, to Tangier, ... See full summary »

Directors: Natalia Almada, Ivan Boccara, Jem Cohen, Carla Faesler, Liliane Giraudon, Peter Gizzi, Luc Sante, Akram Zaatari

28. Lost Book Found (1996)

35 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Director: Jem Cohen | Stars: Monroe D. Cohen, Todd James Colby

Votes: 106

29. RoadMovie (1996 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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The American rockers filmed in concert in Atlanta, Georgia, as part of their worldwide 1995 Monster Tour.

Director: Peter Care | Stars: Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe

Votes: 210

30. Every Other Summer (2015)

82 min | Documentary, Music

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Chronicle of Wilco's 2013 Solid Sound music festival, which takes place over three days at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

Writers: Brendan Canty, Christoph Green | Directors: Christoph Green, Brendan Canty | Stars: Wilco, Jeff Tweedy, Patrick Sansone, Mikael Jorgensen

31. R.E.M.: Pop Screen (1990 Video)

32 min | Short, Music

7.6
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Directors: Jem Cohen, Eric Darnell, Katherine Dieckmann, James Herbert, Robert Longo, Matt Mahurin, Michael Stipe | Stars: Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Bill Berry

Votes: 25

32. This Is a History of New York (1987)

23 min | Short

7.8
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Director: Jem Cohen

Votes: 16

33. The Papp Project (2001)

Documentary

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Directors: Tracie Holder, Karen Thorsen | Stars: Tom Bird, Phoebe Brand, Lee Breuer, Roscoe Lee Browne

Votes: 19

34. Joe Papp in Five Acts (2010)

82 min | Documentary

7.8
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Writers: Tracie Holder, Karen Thorsen | Directors: Tracie Holder, Karen Thorsen | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, David Henry Hwang, James Earl Jones

Votes: 8

35. Looking for a Thrill: An Anthology of Inspiration (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 330 min | Documentary

7.4
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Looking For a Thrill: An Anthology of Inspiration is a collection of personal stories about defining moments of musical inspiration (a record, a show, a musician, etc.) for 112 musicians ... See full summary »

Director: Braden King | Stars: Steve Albini, Fred Armisen, Björk, Vic Chesnutt

Votes: 14

36. Long for the City (Patti Smith in New York) (2009)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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A short portrait of Patti Smith in the city where she lives. Patti recites the very first poem-song she ever wrote. We take a walk in her changing neighborhood, and I ask her what she saw.

Writer: Patti Smith | Director: Jem Cohen | Star: Patti Smith

37. From Fur City (2002 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

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Director: Jem Cohen | Star: Cat Power

38. Building a Broken Mousetrap (2006)

63 min | Documentary

7.6
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An unorthodox concert film of the Holland-based band, the Ex, playing in New York. Intercut with city footage and documentation of anti-war, anti-Bush demonstrations.

Director: Jem Cohen | Star: The Ex

Votes: 23

39. Gravity Hill Newsreel No. 10 (2012)

6 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jem Cohen

40. Gravity Hill Newsreel No. 5 (2013)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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41. Anecdotal Evidence (2009)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Director: Jem Cohen | Star: Vic Chesnutt

42. Buried in Light (1994 Video)

60 min

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Director: Jem Cohen

Votes: 12

43. Words in Your Face (1991 TV Short)

26 min | Short

7.8
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Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: KRS-One, John Leguizamo, Henry Rollins

Votes: 10

44. We Have an Anchor (2012)

90 min | Short, Music

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Director: Jem Cohen

45. Annie Truitt, Working (2010)

13 min | Short, Biography

6.6
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Writer: Jem Cohen | Director: Jem Cohen | Star: Anne Truitt

Votes: 10

46. Gravity Hill Newsreel No. 9 (2012)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jem Cohen

47. NYC Weights & Measures (2005)

6 min | Short

8.0
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Director: Jem Cohen

Votes: 6

48. Gravity Hill Newsreel No. 3 (2011)

5 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jem Cohen

49. Gravity Hill Newsreel No. 5 1/2 (2012)

2 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Director: Jem Cohen

50. Gravity Hill Newsreel No. 7 (2012)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jem Cohen