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1. The Salt of the Earth (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography

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83 Metascore

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major ... See full summary »

Writers: Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, David Rosier | Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | Stars: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Hugo Barbier

Votes: 4,080

2. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Writers: Jack Kerouac, Jose Rivera | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 29,650

3. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 147 min | Drama

8.1
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A man is found in the desert after four years.

Writers: L.M. Kit Carson, Sam Shepard | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Sam Berry

Votes: 41,220

4. Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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49 Metascore

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief, and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Writers: Jules Verne, David N. Titcher, David Benullo, David Andrew Goldstein | Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Kathy Bates

Votes: 61,346

5. City of Angels (1998)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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54 Metascore

Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke, Richard Reitinger, Dana Stevens | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz

Votes: 86,742

6. Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)

118 min | Drama

6.1
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34 Metascore

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?

Writer: Bjørn Olaf Johannessen | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Peter Stormare, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Votes: 307

7. The Oscars (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Music

6.6
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The 87th Acadamy Awards ceremony. The casts and crews of 2014's greatest films gather to see who wins and who doesn't.

Writers: Greg Berlanti, Seth Grahame-Smith, Michael Green, Andrew Kreisberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Dave Boone, Tim Carvell, Derek DelGaudio, Liz Feldman, Paul Greenberg, Paula Pell, Mason Steinberg | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, Lupita Nyong'o

Votes: 2,539

8. Wings of Desire (1987)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.1
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79 Metascore

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke, Richard Reitinger | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

Votes: 42,513

9. Stories We Tell (2012)

PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary

7.6
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91 Metascore

A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.

Writers: Sarah Polley, Michael Polley | Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Michael Polley, John Buchan, Mark Polley, Joanna Polley

Votes: 7,958

10. The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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25 Metascore

Tragi-comic, romantic whodunnit set in a run down hotel which plays host to mentally ill people too poor to afford medical insurance.

Writers: Bono, Nicholas Klein | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, Mel Gibson, Jimmy Smits

Votes: 17,709

11. Don't Come Knocking (2005)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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55 Metascore

Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Shepard, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Sam Shepard, Jessica Lange, Tim Roth, James Roday

Votes: 6,239

13. Pina (2011)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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83 Metascore

A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations.

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Pina Bausch, Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo, Ruth Amarante

Votes: 10,256

14. Buena Vista Social Club (1999)

G | 105 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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81 Metascore

Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Nick Gold | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Eliades Ochoa

Votes: 12,064

15. The Open Road (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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47 Metascore

Movie centers on the adult son of a baseball legend who, together with his girlfriend, embarks on a road trip with his estranged father.

Writer: Michael Meredith | Director: Michael Meredith | Stars: Justin Timberlake, Ted Danson, Harry Dean Stanton, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 2,686

16. Beyond the Clouds (1995)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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66 Metascore

Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, ... See full summary »

Writers: Tonino Guerra, Michelangelo Antonioni, Wim Wenders, Soheil Ghodsy | Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Wim Wenders | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Chiara Caselli, Irène Jacob, John Malkovich

Votes: 4,255

17. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 2,313

18. Faraway, So Close! (1993)

PG-13 | 140 min | Fantasy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A group of angels in the German capital look longingly upon the life of humans.

Writers: Richard Reitinger, Wim Wenders, Ulrich Zieger | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Otto Sander, Bruno Ganz, Mikhail Gorbachev, Nastassja Kinski

Votes: 5,326

19. The American Friend (1977)

125 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.

Writers: Patricia Highsmith, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

Votes: 7,598

20. 8 (2008)

100 min | Drama

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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

Votes: 727

21. The End of Violence (1997)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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Mike Max is a Hollywood producer who became powerful and rich thanks to brutal and bloody action films. His ignored wife Paige is close to leaving him. Suddenly Mike is kidnapped by two ... See full summary »

Writers: Nicholas Klein, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Traci Lind, Rosalind Chao, Bill Pullman, Andie MacDowell

Votes: 4,066

23. The Blues (2003– )

Documentary, Music

8.2
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A documentary series about the origin and history of The Blues.

Stars: Willie Dixon, Fats Domino, B.B. King, John Mayall

Votes: 795

24. Soy Negro

Drama | Filming

Nero, a 19 year old Mexican, dreams of becoming an American. He joins the U.S Army as a Green Card soldier - a shortcut to citizenship. Nero is shipped out to the Middle East to fight a war where he doesn't belong.

Writers: Rafi Pitts, Razvan Radulescu | Director: Rafi Pitts | Stars: Rory Cochrane, Johnny Ortiz, Khleo Thomas, Aml Ameen

25. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 518

26. Palermo Shooting (2008)

124 min | Drama

6.2
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After the wild life-style of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman help him calm himself down?

Writers: Wim Wenders, Norman Ohler, Bernd Lange | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Campino, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Dennis Hopper, Inga Busch

Votes: 2,027

28. Until the End of the World (1991)

R | 158 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Set in 1999, a woman (Dommartin) has a car accident with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the bank money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Almereyda, Peter Carey, Solveig Dommartin, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: William Hurt, Solveig Dommartin, Pietro Falcone, Enzo Turrin

Votes: 6,159

29. A Fuller Life (2013)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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57 Metascore

Friends and admirers of iconoclastic film director Sam Fuller read from his memoirs.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, Samantha Fuller | Director: Samantha Fuller | Stars: Samuel Fuller, Jennifer Beals, Robert Carradine, Joe Dante

Votes: 44

30. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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From TWI STUDIOS ( The fun, friendly makers of: FRANKENPIMP!, VIXEN HIGHWAY 2006: It Came From Uranus, & ACID HEAD: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter ), comes this reimagining /... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Watt | Directors: Tony Watt, Vivita, John Migliore | Stars: Max Schreck, Vivita, Tony Watt, John Migliore

Votes: 26

31. Land of Plenty (2004)

123 min | Drama, War

6.5
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62 Metascore

A drama that investigates anxiety and disillusionment in America.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Scott Derrickson, Michael Meredith | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Wendell Pierce, Shaun Toub

Votes: 3,235

33. Wrong Move (1975)

103 min | Drama

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Six days in the life of Wilhelm: a detached man without qualities. He wants to write, so his mother gives him a ticket to Bonn, telling him to live. On the train he meets an older man, an ... See full summary »

Writers: Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Peter Handke | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Hanna Schygulla, Hans Christian Blech, Nastassja Kinski

Votes: 1,343

34. Tausend Augen (1984)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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Writer: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg | Director: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg | Stars: Barbara Rudnik, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Karin Baal, Peter Kraus

Votes: 58

35. Occupy Los Angeles (2012)

PG | 84 min | Documentary, Drama, Western

4.1
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From the Arab Spring to the American Autumn, director Joseph Quinn seeks to find out the origins of the Occupy Movement and shine a light on its long-term goals.

Writer: Joseph G. Quinn | Director: Joseph G. Quinn | Stars: George Carlin, Deepak Chopra, Albert Einstein, Mohandas K. Gandhi

Votes: 183

36. The Red Machine (2009)

84 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Washington, DC, 1935: At the height of the Great Depression, a charming and irrepressible young thief is forced to help an icy and mysterious United States Navy spy steal a brand new device... See full summary »

Directors: Stephanie Argy, Alec Boehm | Stars: Lee Perkins, Donal Thoms-Cappello, Meg Brogan, Mo Byrnes

Votes: 232

37. La otra conquista (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama, History

6.9
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It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »

Writer: Salvador Carrasco | Director: Salvador Carrasco | Stars: Damián Delgado, José Carlos Rodríguez, Elpidia Carrillo, Iñaki Aierra

Votes: 1,012

38. Hammett (1982)

PG | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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The novel writter Dashiell Hammett is involved in the investigation of the mysterious disappearance of a beautiful chinese cabaret actress in San Francisco.

Writers: Joe Gores, Dennis O'Flaherty, Thomas Pope, Ross Thomas | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 1,970

39. The Soul of a Man (2003)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Chris Thomas King, Keith B. Brown, James Hughes, David F. Hughes

Votes: 664

40. Alice in the Cities (1974)

110 min | Drama

8.0
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A German journalist is saddled with a nine-year-old girl after encountering her mother at a New York airport.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Veith von Fürstenberg | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Yella Rottländer, Rüdiger Vogler, Lisa Kreuzer, Edda Köchl

Votes: 5,077

41. The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (1972)

101 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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A goalkeeper Josef Bloch is ejected during a game for foul play. He leaves the field and goes to spend the night with a cinema cashier.

Writers: Peter Handke, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Arthur Brauss, Kai Fischer, Erika Pluhar, Libgart Schwarz

Votes: 760

42. Tokyo-Ga (1985)

92 min | Documentary

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Moved by the work of director Yasujirô Ozu, Wim Wenders travels to Japan in search of the Tokyo seen in Ozu's films.

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Werner Herzog, Yûharu Atsuta, Chris Marker

Votes: 1,380

43. Waiting for the Miracle to Come (2015)

Drama | Post-production

An aspiring trapeze artist discovers a cryptic letter her recently deceased father once wrote directing her to a gold mine in a remote California desert. Upon arriving in a mysterious town,... See full summary »

Writer: Lian Lunson | Director: Lian Lunson | Stars: Sophie Lowe, Charlotte Rampling, Willie Nelson, Waylon Payne

44. The Scarlet Letter (1973)

90 min | Drama, History

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In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older ... See full summary »

Writers: Tankred Dorst, Ursula Ehler, Bernardo Fernández, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Senta Berger, Hans Christian Blech, Lou Castel, Yelena Samarina

Votes: 485

45. Kings of the Road (1976)

175 min | Drama

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A traveling projection-equipment mechanic works in Western Germany along the East-German border, visiting worn-out film-theatres. He meets up with a depressed young man whose marriage has just broken up, and the two decide to travel together.

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Hanns Zischler, Lisa Kreuzer, Rudolf Schündler

Votes: 2,640

46. Room 666 (1982 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

6.5
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During the '35th Cannes International Film Festival' (14th-26th May 1982), German director Wim Wenders asked a sample of 15 other international film directors to get, each one at a time, ... See full summary »

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Wim Wenders, Michelangelo Antonioni, Maroun Bagdadi, Ana Carolina

Votes: 726

47. Cathedrals of Culture (2014)

165 min | Documentary | Active

7.6
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Stars: Jonas Salk, Louis Khan, Thomas D. Albright, Martin Baer

Votes: 21

48. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 113

49. The State of Things (1982)

121 min | Drama

7.2
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On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's _Day the World Ended, The (1956)_. The producer is nowhere to be found and director ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Kramer, Josh Wallace, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Allen Garfield, Samuel Fuller, Isabelle Weingarten, Rebecca Pauly

Votes: 1,785

50. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Elena S. Sánchez

Votes: 133