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1. Ray Donovan (2013– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

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Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in LA, can make anyone's problems disappear except those created by his own family.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 50,810

2. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 947,101 | Gross: $130.73M

3. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 186,198 | Gross: $77.32M

4. That Thing You Do! (1996)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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71 Metascore

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron, Tom Everett Scott

Votes: 52,055 | Gross: $25.81M

5. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

Votes: 148,998 | Gross: $22.25M

6. 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: 46,934 | Gross: $9.43M

7. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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71 Metascore

Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Max Records, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Pepita Emmerichs

Votes: 90,122 | Gross: $77.22M

8. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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78 Metascore

An African-American man is hired to find a woman, and gets mixed up in a murderous political scandal.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle

Votes: 13,935 | Gross: $16.03M

9. Beloved (1998)

R | 172 min | Drama, History, Horror

5.9
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57 Metascore

Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Yada Beener, Emil Pinnock

Votes: 6,219 | Gross: $22.84M

10. Enlightened (2011–2013)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening becomes determined to live an enlightened life, creating havoc at home and work.

Stars: Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Luke Wilson

Votes: 5,606

11. Something Wild (1986)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.9
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73 Metascore

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, George 'Red' Schwartz, Leib Lensky

Votes: 12,473 | Gross: $8.36M

12. Our Family Wedding (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

4.9
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38 Metascore

The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding are comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay their long standing feud to rest.

Director: Rick Famuyiwa | Stars: America Ferrera, Forest Whitaker, Carlos Mencia, Regina King

Votes: 5,878 | Gross: $20.25M

13. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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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.

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

Votes: 21,330 | Gross: $1.00M

14. The Ref (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.

Votes: 20,233 | Gross: $11.44M

15. Married to the Mob (1988)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.1
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71 Metascore

An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife, who is trying to restart her life following her husband's murder while being pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Paul Lazar, Captain Haggerty

Votes: 12,890 | Gross: $21.49M

16. Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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76 Metascore

A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life.

Director: Miranda July | Stars: John Hawkes, Miranda July, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff

Votes: 31,829 | Gross: $3.89M

17. The Truth About Charlie (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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55 Metascore

A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his,... See full summary »

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

Votes: 8,759 | Gross: $5.29M

18. Elsa & Fred (2014)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Marcia Gay Harden, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 2,236

19. Miami Blues (1990)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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When Fred Frenger gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, Florida, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student/prostitute ... See full summary »

Director: George Armitage | Stars: Fred Ward, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

Votes: 6,326 | Gross: $9.89M

20. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »

Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

Votes: 2,181 | Gross: $0.61M

21. Ulee's Gold (1997)

R | 113 min | Drama

7.1
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77 Metascore

A reclusive beekeeper slowly pulls his dysfunctional family back together, but not without having to fight his son's previous dastardly cohorts.

Director: Victor Nunez | Stars: Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson, Christine Dunford, Tom Wood

Votes: 5,885 | Gross: $9.05M

22. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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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.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

Votes: 5,245 | Gross: $1.51M

23. The 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Bryan Adams, Antonio Banderas, Kathy Bates

Votes: 305

24. SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997 TV Movie)

R | 80 min | Drama

6.6
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The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Balaban, Patricia Benoit, Julie Dash, Jonathan Demme, Ted Demme, Abel Ferrara, Alison Maclean, Craig McKay, Lucas Platt, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld | Stars: Bill Irwin, KRS-One, Tina North, Paul Lazar

Votes: 1,136

25. The Opportunists (2000)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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71 Metascore

A struggling auto mechanic with a criminal past agrees to one last heist to pay off his debts.

Director: Myles Connell | Stars: Christopher Walken, Peter McDonald, Anne Pitoniak, Kate Burton

Votes: 1,038 | Gross: $0.58M

26. Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (1991 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.7
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Three short stories about women & men relationship. The first about a successful boxer in New York, whose wife only wants to return to her home town in Kansas. The second about a man who ... See full summary »

Directors: Walter Bernstein, Mike Figgis, Kristi Zea | Stars: Matt Dillon, Kyra Sedgwick, Ray Liotta, Andie MacDowell

Votes: 195

27. Household Saints (1993)

R | 124 min | Drama

6.9
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Unsettling drama about three generations of Italian-American women struggling to get by in post-World War II New York's Little Italy.

Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: Tracey Ullman, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lili Taylor, Judith Malina

Votes: 748 | Gross: $0.57M

28. Mandela (1996)

118 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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Follows Nelson Mandela, from his early protests against racial discrimination, to his election as South Africa's first Democratically elected leader.

Directors: Angus Gibson, Jo Menell | Stars: Winnie Mandela, Nelson Mandela, F.W. de Klerk, Eugene Terre'Blanche

Votes: 252

29. Big River Man (2009)

100 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

Martin Strel attempts to cover 3,375 miles of the Amazon River, the longest continuous swim in history.

Director: John Maringouin | Stars: Matthew Mohlke, Borut Strel, Martin Strel

Votes: 1,402

30. Zeitoun

Animation, Drama, History | Announced

In post-Katrina New Orleans, a Syrian-born painting contractor assisting in the rescue efforts finds he's suspected of being a terrorist.

31. Scout's Honor (1999)

Comedy, Short

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Director: Neil Leifer | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray, Frank Pellegrino, Edward Saxon

Votes: 85

32. Storefront Hitchcock (1998)

PG-13 | 77 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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Rock-music lover and feature-film director Jonathan Demme takes on eccentric British singer-songwriter, Robyn Hitchcock, in an ambitious concert film. Setting up a stage in a New York ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Robyn Hitchcock, Deni Bonet, Tim Keegan

Votes: 210 | Gross: $0.00M

33. The Young Ones

Drama | Announced

Based on real events in 1950s Hollywood, THE YOUNG ONES tells the story of visionary director Nicholas Ray and his journey making the groundbreaking film REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE.

Director: Tom Dolby

34. The Last of the Tribe

Drama | Announced

A washed-up former Chicago cop finds himself in the middle of a fight to save a lone Indian--the last of his tribe--from corporate interests trying to kill him.

Director: Yuval Adler

35. In The Flames

Drama | Announced

A political thriller about an American journalist who travels to Africa to hunt down a murderous Colonel and bring him to justice.

36. One Foot on a Banana Peel, the Other Foot in the Grave: Secrets from the Dolly Madison Room (1994)

79 min | Documentary

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A group of AIDS patients share their stories in the doctor's office.

Directors: Juan Botas, Lucas Platt | Stars: Paul Bellman, Juan Botas, Daniel Chapman, Jonathan Demme

Votes: 32

37. Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' (2001 Video)

63 min | Documentary

7.1
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this Oscar winning thriller, prepared for its tenth anniversary. Includes interviews with star Anthony Hopkins, as well as other members of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Colleen Atwood, Diane Baker, Ronald M. Bozman, Roger Corman

Votes: 227

38. Cousin Bobby (1992)

70 min | Documentary

6.8
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A documentary about Director Jonathan Demme's cousin, an Episcopalian minister in Harlem.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Robert W. Castle, Jonathan Demme

Votes: 98

39. Page to Screen (2002– )

Documentary

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Stars: John Douglas, Jodie Foster, Peter Gallagher, Scott Glenn

40. People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' (2003 Video)

58 min | Documentary

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10 years after the release of "Philadelphia", director Jonathan Demme, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington and others discuss about the making of that film and it's important legacy through the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Paul Bellman, Juan Botas, Ronald M. Bozman

Votes: 47

41. The Making of 'Away We Go' (2009 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Tyson Bidner, Jeff Daniels, Carmen Ejogo, Jess Gonchor

42. Haiti Dreams of Democracy (1988 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Jonathan Demme

Votes: 8

43. The Longest Shadow (1991)

Documentary, Short

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On Easter morning, 1951, seven years after the fall of Bulgaria to Communist rule, thousands of men disappeared. Among them were both of Kalina Ivanov's grandfathers. The Longest Shadow is ... See full summary »

Director: Kalina Ivanov

44. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Burn It Down (2011)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Can change come from within? At three in the morning, Levi breaks into Helen's home, strung out, depressed, demanding to see Amy. He agrees to go to rehab the next day, giving Amy hope that... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Laura Dern, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns

Votes: 107

45. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Chinese Algebra (2016)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Ray's latest attempt to save Avi and square his debts to the mob takes a hit when FBI agent Frank Barnes becomes involved.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 332

46. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Comrades Unite! (2011)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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On her way to and from work, Amy passes a Justice for Janitors picket line at a Riverside Hotel. She has her own labor issues: on the Monday following his party at a bar, Dougie reports Amy... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Timm Sharp

Votes: 112

47. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Consider Helen (2011)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A chance encounter with an old acquaintance at a supermarket and Levi's dropping off photo albums for Amy bring memories to Helen. As she walks through the house or looks out a window, she ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Morrison | Stars: Laura Dern, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Barbara Barrie

Votes: 153

48. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Federal Boobie Inspector (2016)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Ray visits a Hollywood power player in an attempt to get the Russian mob off his back and unearths a secret Ezra shared in the past. Meanwhile, Lena and a ex-girlfriend take Abby out on the... See full summary »

Director: Phil Abraham | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 410

49. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Fish and Bird (2016)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama

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Mickey takes the blame for the Armenian hit and goes to prison. Belikov is released. Bunchy baptizes his daughter and comes to live with Ray after Teresa left him. Ray settles his debt with the Russian mob, but new troubles arise.

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 438

50. Ray Donovan (2013– )
Episode: Get Even Before Leavin' (2016)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Ray goes with Mickey to Primm, to retrieve the money from the recent heist at the Casino. Meanwhile, Abby has some difficult decisions to make about her cancer, Bridget returns home and Bunchy has serious marital problems.

Director: Robert McLachlan | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok

Votes: 391