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1. The Night Of (2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.

Stars: Riz Ahmed, Bill Camp, Peyman Moaadi, John Turturro

Votes: 68,192

2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.3
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89 Metascore

When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Votes: 721,559 | Gross: $34.13M

3. The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.7
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59 Metascore

A father and daughter isolated on an island off the East Coast and living on a once-thriving commune grapple with the limits of family and sexuality.

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Catherine Keener, Camilla Belle, Ryan McDonald

Votes: 9,756 | Gross: $0.71M

4. Blow (2001)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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52 Metascore

The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 208,286 | Gross: $52.94M

5. The Tree of Life (2011)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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85 Metascore

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken

Votes: 144,177 | Gross: $13.30M

6. Ozark (2017– )

Crime, Drama, Thriller | Filming

A Chicago-based financial advisor secretly relocates his family to the Missouri Ozarks when his dealings with a drug cartel go awry.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Jason Butler Harner, Anthony Collins, Sofia Hublitz

7. 25th Hour (2002)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 154,813 | Gross: $13.06M

8. A Little Chaos (2014)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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51 Metascore

Two talented landscape artists become romantically entangled while building a garden in King Louis XIV's palace at Versailles.

Director: Alan Rickman | Stars: Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Matthias Schoenaerts

Votes: 14,812 | Gross: $0.55M

9. Away We Go (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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58 Metascore

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Carmen Ejogo

Votes: 47,275 | Gross: $9.43M

10. Be Kind Rewind (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy

6.4
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52 Metascore

Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jack Black, Yasiin Bey, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow

Votes: 82,004 | Gross: $11.17M

11. Falling Water (2016– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.5
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An intersection between reality and unconscious thought, follow three strangers who slowly realize that they are dreaming parts of a bigger, more sinister tragedy.

Stars: David Ajala, Lizzie Brocheré, Will Yun Lee, Kai Lennox

Votes: 1,827

12. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

Votes: 49,940 | Gross: $1.97M

13. He Got Game (1998)

R | 136 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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63 Metascore

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 38,092 | Gross: $21.55M

14. Summer of Sam (1999)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American Northeast Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

Votes: 32,188 | Gross: $19.28M

15. Analyze That (2002)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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37 Metascore

Mobster Paul Vitti is released into Dr. Ben Sobol's care, where only more chaos ensues.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow, Joe Viterelli

Votes: 72,580 | Gross: $32.12M

16. Eagle vs Shark (2007)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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55 Metascore

Eagle vs Shark is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Loren Taylor, Jemaine Clement, Craig Hall, Joel Tobeck

Votes: 17,710 | Gross: $0.22M

17. The Mod Squad (1999)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.2
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16 Metascore

Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Silver | Stars: Claire Danes, Omar Epps, Giovanni Ribisi, Dennis Farina

Votes: 7,935 | Gross: $13.26M

18. The Truth About Charlie (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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55 Metascore

A woman returns from holiday to find her husband has been murdered, and several groups of people are pressuring her to unravel the mystery of his true identity and activities during his final days.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton, Tim Robbins, Olga Sékulic

Votes: 8,853 | Gross: $5.29M

19. Personal Velocity (2002)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey, Fairuza Balk, John Ventimiglia

Votes: 3,219 | Gross: $0.77M

20. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 499

21. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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50 Metascore

A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 8,958 | Gross: $2.19M

22. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.1
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

Votes: 7,317

23. If These Walls Could Talk (1996 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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The movie examines the abortion issue through three stories set in different eras: 1952, 1974 and 1996.

Directors: Cher, Nancy Savoca | Stars: Demi Moore, Shirley Knight, Catherine Keener, Jason London

Votes: 3,346

24. Side by Side (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.6
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82 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 11,783 | Gross: $0.03M

25. I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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75 Metascore

Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 60s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to ... See full summary »

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Lili Taylor, Jared Harris, Martha Plimpton, Lothaire Bluteau

Votes: 5,669 | Gross: $1.81M

26. Shine a Light (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.2
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76 Metascore

A career-spanning documentary on the Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood

Votes: 9,998 | Gross: $5.36M

27. Angela (1995)

99 min | Drama

6.5
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The ten year-old Angela and her little sister Ellie move to an old house in the countryside with her parents Mae and Andrew. Their mother has mental illness and has just left an institution... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Miranda Rhyne, Charlotte Eve Blythe, Anna Levine, John Ventimiglia

Votes: 667

28. The 50 Year Argument (2014)

97 min | Documentary

6.7
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A documentary on the history and influence of the New York Review of Books.

Directors: Martin Scorsese, David Tedeschi | Stars: Barbara Epstein, W.H. Auden, Isaiah Berlin, Stephen Jay Gould

Votes: 460

29. Real Sex (1990– )

TV-MA | Documentary

6.8
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Documentary series that explores sex in the '90s. Each episode has several segments about current trends in sexuality as well as street interviews with common people.

Stars: Susan Block, Barbara Carrellas, Samantha Jones, Nely Galan

Votes: 268

30. Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

PG | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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85 Metascore

A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Pegi Young, Ben Keith

Votes: 2,608 | Gross: $1.83M

31. Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.2
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84 Metascore

A mix of Dave Chappelle's sketch comedy and musical interludes, inspired in part by the 1973 documentary Wattstax.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Yasiin Bey, Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu

Votes: 8,041 | Gross: $11.69M

32. Public Speaking (2010)

84 min | Documentary

7.7
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A feature-length documentary starring Fran Lebowitz, a writer known for her unique take on modern life. The film weaves together extemporaneous monologues with archival footage and the ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley, Truman Capote, Pau Casals

Votes: 1,327 | Gross: $0.02M

33. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

8.2
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Bonita Dearmond

Votes: 105

34. 4 Little Girls (1997)

TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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89 Metascore

A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Maxine McNair, Walter Cronkite, Chris McNair, Fred Lee Shuttlesworth

Votes: 2,212 | Gross: $0.13M

35. Just the Ticket (I) (1999)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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A ticket scalper wants to make one last big deal on the pope's visit to finally do something worthwhile about his relationship.

Director: Richard Wenk | Stars: Andy Garcia, Andie MacDowell, Richard Bradford, Alice Drummond

Votes: 1,698

36. Unzipped (1995)

R | 73 min | Documentary

6.4
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Isaac Mizrahi, one of the most successful designers in high fashion, plans his fall 1994 collection. He combines inspirations such as the Hollywood Eskimo look, the Mary Tyler Moore show, ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Keeve | Stars: Isaac Mizrahi, Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Robert Best

Votes: 946 | Gross: $2.88M

37. Swoon (1992)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The true story of gay lovers, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. who kidnapped and murdered a child in the early 1920s for kicks. The plot covers the months before the crime, the ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Kalin | Stars: Daniel Schlachet, Craig Chester, Ron Vawter, Michael Kirby

Votes: 1,350 | Gross: $0.34M

38. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

R | 138 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

Directors: Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin, Robert Altman, John G. Avildsen

Votes: 2,268 | Gross: $0.03M

39. The Key to Reserva (2007)

10 min | Short

8.0
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Finding an unfinished script written by Alfred Hitchcock himself, Martin Scorsese attempts to recreate it himself as Hitchcock would have.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Simon Baker, Kelli O'Hara, Michael Stuhlbarg, Christopher Denham

Votes: 2,531

40. Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012)

77 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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75 Metascore

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and his own ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie Huber | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Sam Shepard, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 565

41. A Huey P. Newton Story (2001 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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The story of how the radical Huey P. Newton developed the Black Panther Party based on his 10-point program for social reform.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Roger Guenveur Smith, Georgina Ransley, Marlon Brando, H. Rap Brown

Votes: 586

42. Berlin (2007)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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72 Metascore

Lou Reed's 2006 live concert performance of his 1973 concept album "Berlin", filmed over five nights at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Lou Reed, Fernando Saunders, Sharon Jones, Antony Hegarty

Votes: 604 | Gross: $0.03M

43. No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)

86 min | Documentary

7.8
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The lifelong friendship of the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond and their impact on American cinema.

Director: James Chressanthis | Stars: Karen Black, Peter Bogdanovich, Sandra Bullock, James L. Carter

Votes: 284

44. Cinematographer Style (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.2
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110 of the world's top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do.

Director: Jon Fauer | Stars: Remi Adefarasin, Russ T. Alsobrook, Howard A. Anderson III, Howard A. Anderson

Votes: 275

45. American Cinema (1995– )

Documentary

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Stars: John Lithgow, Kathleen Turner, Matthew Modine, Ethan Coen

Votes: 150

46. The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008)

96 min | Documentary

7.3
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78 Metascore

The epic story of a family forced to emigrate from Laos after the chaos of the secret air war waged by the U.S. during the Vietnam War. Kuras has spent the last 23 years chronicling the ... See full summary »

Directors: Ellen Kuras, Thavisouk Phrasavath | Star: Thavisouk Phrasavath

Votes: 362

47. Postcards from America (1994)

92 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: Steve McLean | Stars: James Lyons, Michael Tighe, Olmo Tighe, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 181 | Gross: $0.08M

48. Jim Brown: All American (2002 TV Movie)

140 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

5.4
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50 Metascore

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Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Art Modell, Walter Beach, Ed Walsh, Sam Oakley

Votes: 268

49. Scratch the Surface (1997)

PG | 75 min | Documentary

6.6
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Beginning in the early decadent 80's and continuing today, a phenomenon occurred in the US-the Supermodel.

Director: Tara Fitzpatrick | Stars: John Casablancas, Phoebe Cates, Valerie Cates, Tracy Fitzpatrick

Votes: 48

50. Tell It Slant

Drama | Announced

One of America's most iconoclastic poets, Emily Dickinson, in a complex drama of passion, betrayal, love and art.

Director: Ellen Kuras