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1. Chasing Amy (1997)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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71 Metascore

Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's gay.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee, Scott Mosier

Votes: 116,662 | Gross: $12.01M

2. Clerks (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

7.8
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70 Metascore

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer

Votes: 185,751 | Gross: $3.15M

3. Mallrats (1995)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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41 Metascore

Both dumped by their girlfriends, two best friends seek refuge in the local mall.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee, Claire Forlani

Votes: 101,059 | Gross: $2.12M

4. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

R | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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81 Metascore

Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.

Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez | Stars: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin

Votes: 195,869 | Gross: $140.53M

5. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.1
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79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

Votes: 16,297 | Gross: $1.21M

6. Slacker (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey

Votes: 15,624 | Gross: $1.23M

7. Crumb (1994)

R | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.0
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93 Metascore

An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky, Charles Crumb, Maxon Crumb

Votes: 14,559 | Gross: $3.17M

8. Roger & Me (1989)

R | 91 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Roger B. Smith, Rhonda Britton, Fred Ross

Votes: 23,261 | Gross: $6.71M

9. She's Gotta Have It (1986)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Story of a woman and her three lovers.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Tracy Camilla Johns, Tommy Redmond Hicks, John Canada Terrell, Spike Lee

Votes: 4,906 | Gross: $7.14M

10. Hollywood Adventures (2015)

114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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A young man goes from China to Hollywood on short notice to find his girlfriend. He ends up connected with two others in his quest, which gets much more complicated than he envisioned.

Director: Timothy Kendall | Stars: Wei Zhao, Xiaoming Huang, Dawei Tong, Sung Kang

Votes: 407

11. Go Fish (1994)

R | 83 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in ... See full summary »

Director: Rose Troche | Stars: V.S. Brodie, Guinevere Turner, T. Wendy McMillan, Migdalia Melendez

Votes: 1,683 | Gross: $2.41M

12. The Daytrippers (1996)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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When a happily married woman discovers a love letter written by her husband to an unknown party, she enlists her dysfunctional family to discover the truth.

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Hope Davis, Stanley Tucci, Parker Posey, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 3,522 | Gross: $2.08M

13. Parting Glances (1986)

90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.8
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As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Sherwood | Stars: John Bolger, Richard Ganoung, Steve Buscemi, Adam Nathan

Votes: 2,249 | Gross: $0.54M

14. 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: 1,309 | Gross: $0.34M

15. Working Girls (1986)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

6.4
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A day in the life of several prostitutes in an upscale Manhattan whore house. The film is a stark portrayal of the women prostitutes, the male customers and the motivations of both. Watch ... See full summary »

Director: Lizzie Borden | Stars: Louise Smith, Ellen McElduff, Amanda Goodwin, Deborah Banks

Votes: 580 | Gross: $1.78M

16. Kissing on the Mouth (2005)

Unrated | 78 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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Raw. Honest. Naked. "Kissing on the Mouth" is post-college life in close-up. Ellen is sleeping with her ex-boyfriend while trying to ignore the fact that he's looking for more than just sex... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg | Stars: Kate Winterich, Joe Swanberg, Kevin Pittman, Kris Swanberg

Votes: 542

17. Winnebago Man (2009)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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71 Metascore

Jack Rebney is the most famous man you've never heard of - after cursing his way through a Winnebago sales video, Rebney's outrageously funny outtakes became an underground sensation and ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Steinbauer | Stars: Jack Rebney, Ben Steinbauer, Keith Gordon, Nick Prueher

Votes: 4,058 | Gross: $0.18M

18. Divine Trash (1998)

97 min | Documentary

7.8
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The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Yeager | Stars: John Waters, Pat Waters, John Waters Sr., Steve Buscemi

Votes: 864 | Gross: $0.04M

19. Indie Sex: Taboos (2001 TV Movie)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary

6.0
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Directors: Lisa Ades, Lesli Klainberg | Stars: John Waters, Elvis Mitchell, Allison Anders, Jami Bernard

Votes: 275

20. Reel Paradise (2005)

R | 110 min | Documentary

6.6
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63 Metascore

Former indie film "guru" John Pierson takes his family to Fiji for one year to run the world's most remote movie theater.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Georgia Pierson, Janet Pierson, John Pierson, Wyatt Pierson

Votes: 422 | Gross: $0.03M

21. Starving the Beast (2016)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

7.7
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77 Metascore

STARVING THE BEAST examines the on-going power struggle on college campuses across the nation as political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform America's public ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Mims

Votes: 15

22. Snowball Effect: The Story of 'Clerks' (2004 Video)

91 min | Documentary

8.1
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A feature-length documentary about the making of Kevin Smith's "Clerks" and the commercial success that followed.

Director: Phil Benson | Stars: Kevin Smith, Scott Mosier, Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson

Votes: 484

23. Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1993)

PG | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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A documentary about the inventor of the first electronic synthesiser instrument and his subsequent life after he was abducted by the KGB as well as a history of his instrument.

Director: Steven M. Martin | Stars: Leon Theremin, Robert Moog, Clara Rockmore, Nicolas Slonimsky

Votes: 846 | Gross: $0.19M

24. Manufacturing Dissent (2007)

R | 97 min | Documentary

5.7
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A documentary that looks to distinguish what's fact, fiction, legend, and otherwise as a camera crew trails Michael Moore while he tours with his film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Directors: Rick Caine, Debbie Melnyk | Stars: Michael Moore, Debbie Melnyk, Rick Caine, Dave Barber

Votes: 1,968

25. Lie Down with Dogs (1995)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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Tommie is a young guy in Manhattan with a dead-end job handing out fliers in Times Square. At the beginning of a fateful summer, he has a chance encounter with a friend who tells Tommie ... See full summary »

Director: Wally White | Stars: Wally White, Bash Halow, James Sexton, Darren Dryden

Votes: 582 | Gross: $0.24M

26. Independent's Day (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Brian Flemming, Dan Mirvish, Peter Baxter, Tom Bernard

Votes: 118

27. Bend & Break (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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BEND & BREAK explores young relationships and the cluelessness of men in search of direction. Set in beautiful Montréal, a group of twenty-somethings struggle through the misguided ... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Crowder | Stars: Jordan Crowder, Steven Crowder, Julian Di Nardo, John G. Goodman

Votes: 11

28. My Life's in Turnaround (1993)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.3
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Two Manhattan slacker dudes, best friends, want to make a movie about their lives. Splick drives a hack, Jason tends bar; each has a stuttering relationship with a down-to-earth woman. But ... See full summary »

Directors: Eric Schaeffer, Donal Lardner Ward | Stars: Eric Schaeffer, Donal Lardner Ward, Dolores McDougal, Tara Shannon

Votes: 294 | Gross: $0.20M

29. How's Your News? (1999)

82 min | Documentary

7.6
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A Documentary chronicling the travels of a team of reporters and crew across America in a hand painted RV. Each of the reporters have a disability ranging from Down's Syndrome to spastic ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Bradford | Stars: Robert Bird, Sean Costello, Chad Everett, Susan Harrington

Votes: 232

30. American Job (1996)

95 min

6.9
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American Job is a narrative film about Randy Scott, a youth caught in the dismal confusion of living and working in the world of minimum wage. American Job follows main character Randy ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Smith | Stars: Randy Russell, Matt Collier, Ed English, Gary Ganakas

Votes: 165

31. Searching for Paradise (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama

5.9
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A young woman, coping with the death of her father, embarks on a quest to meet a Hollywood star with whom she has become obsessed.

Director: Myra Paci | Stars: Susan May Pratt, Chris Noth, Jeremy Davies, John Pierson

Votes: 173

32. Split Screen (1997–2000)

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Split Screen is an irreverent, sly, magazine format show which looks at the tremendous diversity within the world of independent filmmaking in the United States. Created, written and hosted... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Flemming, John Pierson, Kevin Smith, Anthony Barounis

Votes: 36

33. The Cassidy Kids (2006)

6.0
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Murder, memory and Saturday morning television collide in THE CASSIDY KIDS. 25 years ago five suburban kids stumbled on a murder in their sleepy hometown and led police to the killer... See full synopsis »

Director: Jacob Vaughan | Stars: Kadeem Hardison, Anne Ramsay, Judah Friedlander, Tiger Darrow

Votes: 125

34. Lauren Hutton and... (1995–1997)

30 min | Talk-Show

7.2
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Former model Lauren Hutton interviews various personalities in an intimate, one-on-one format.

Stars: Lauren Hutton, Valerie Harper, John Stamos, Cindy Adams

Votes: 17

35. The Vigil (1998)

86 min

6.6
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Set in 1994, a group of young people drive from Lethbridge to Seattle for Kurt Cobain's vigil.

Director: Justin MacGregor | Stars: Damon Johnson, Donny Lucas, Allan Franz, Trevor White

Votes: 86

36. Macked, Hammered, Slaughtered and Shafted (2004)

92 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: David F. Walker | Stars: Jim Brown, Mayme Clayton, Larry Cohen, D-Knowledge

Votes: 20

37. Who Is Bernard Tapie? (2001)

PG | 56 min | Documentary

5.8
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This documentary tells two stories simultaneously: it's a profile of Bernard Tapie, a wealthy man who rises and falls spectacularly in French society and may be on the rise again; and, it's... See full summary »

Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Claude Lelouch, Marina Zenovich, Bernard Tapie, Anne-Laure Plante

Votes: 56

38. We Are Strangers (2014)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Three interconnected stories about not having it all figured out in your early thirties - and not necessarily caring.

Director: Sean Weiner | Stars: Stacy Antoville, Kelsey Bailey, Liz Calvert, Jennifer Case

Votes: 11

39. I'll Make Me a World (1999 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

8.0
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A history of African-American arts in the 20th century.

Stars: Vanessa Williams, Julie Dash, Dizzy Gillespie, Lorraine Hansberry

Votes: 7

40. Back Home Years Ago: The Real Casino (2003 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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About the real people who formed the basis for the mob epic, Casino.

Director: Joseph F. Alexandre

Votes: 23

41. Junior! The Wendy's Guy (2006)

15 min | Short

8.1
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A short documentary about a man who has attained cult status on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin through his speedy and unorthodox handling of the register at the Wendy's in ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Stephanian | Star: Ishmael Mohammed Jr.

Votes: 15

42. Love Math (2005)

10 min | Short

7.9
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By way of couplings, coincidence and interconnections, a young man retraces the variables between his dream girl, an ex-girlfriend, a former football star, an amateur pornographer, two ... See full summary »

Director: Kent Carpenter Zambrana | Stars: Preston Jones, Alexis Celeste Elliott, Helen Browning, Andrew Rosas

Votes: 27

43. The Best of Secter & the Rest of Secter (2005)

58 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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Tells the story of David Secter, Canada's first acclaimed indie filmmaker.

Director: Joel Secter | Stars: Joey Asaro, Beverly Bronson, David Cronenberg, Kee Faun

Votes: 10

44. Living with Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @ 100 (1999)

60 min | Documentary

6.9
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Director: Yvonne Welbon | Stars: Ruth C. Ellis, James E. Sanford

Votes: 59

45. I Am Nick Robinson (2007)

11 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

7.1
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A delivery mix-up spells doom for Nick Robinson when he meets his neighbor...Nick Robinson.

Director: Nick Robinson | Stars: Ashley Adams, Logan Hill, Kent Kincannon, Monty Muir

Votes: 18

46. Jimmy's Story (2006)

120 min | Documentary, Comedy

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Billy Yeager's life was being filming since 1967 by his aunt Bunny Yeager and his sister in the 19070's and then Yeager began mounting cameras in his car, apartment, and taking them with him everywhere he went documenting his entire life.

Director: Billy Yeager | Stars: Stan Jeff Brown, Gerry Georgettis, John Pierson, Mark Smith

47. Room 314 (II) (2006)

20 min | Short, Horror

6.2
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With a last minute cancellation, Elliot Renfield counts himself as quite fortunate that he has found accommodations in the last vacant room in the hotel. That is, until a man comes calling,... See full summary »

Director: Kyle Bogart | Stars: Ryan Wickerham, Tony Bottorff, Brent A. McCoy, Erin Fallon

Votes: 10

48. The Alternate (2008)

22 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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The NSA is brought in to investigate a group of scientists after one of them breaks into a time travel facility and makes an unapproved time jump without leaving record of his travel log.

Directors: Mark Dennis, Ben Foster | Stars: Heath Allyn, Karl Anderson, Mark Dennis, Troy Dillinger

49. Lauren Hutton and... (1995–1997)
Episode: John Pierson (1996)

Talk-Show

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Director: Luca Babini | Stars: Lauren Hutton, John Pierson

50. Split Screen (1997–2000)
Episode: Reverse Speech (1999)

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Director: James WilderHancock | Star: John Pierson