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1. Menace II Society (1993)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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76 Metascore

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Votes: 42,033 | Gross: $27.90M

2. Treme (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.

Stars: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Melissa Leo

Votes: 11,492

3. Dead Presidents (1995)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodríguez

Votes: 16,060 | Gross: $24.20M

4. 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.

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

Votes: 13,949 | Gross: $7.00M

5. Trees Lounge (1996)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Tommy is an unemployed mechanic who spends most of his time in a bar (Trees Lounge) in a small blue collar town. He seems to always be thinking, "If only X then I could stop drinking".

Director: Steve Buscemi | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Carol Kane, Mark Boone Junior, Bronson Dudley

Votes: 11,796 | Gross: $0.70M

6. Pollock (2000)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Robert Knott, Molly Regan

Votes: 23,880 | Gross: $8.60M

7. Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Music

6.9
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A television newswoman picks up the story of a 1960s rock band whose long-lost leader - Eddie Wilson - may still be alive, while searching for the missing tapes of the band's never-released album.

Director: Martin Davidson | Stars: Tom Berenger, Michael Paré, Joe Pantoliano, Matthew Laurance

Votes: 5,599

8. 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: 493

9. 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: 7,272

10. Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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61 Metascore

When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the ... See full summary »

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: George Clooney, Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Isaiah Washington

Votes: 12,840 | Gross: $0.33M

11. Sleep Dealer (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.9
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59 Metascore

The near future. Like tomorrow. In a world marked by closed borders, corporate warriors, and a global computer network, three strangers risk their lives to connect, break through the barriers of technology, and unseal their fates.

Director: Alex Rivera | Stars: Leonor Varela, Jacob Vargas, Luis Fernando Peña, Metztli Adamina

Votes: 5,874 | Gross: $0.08M

12. The Dead (1987)

PG | 83 min | Drama

7.4
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Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Helena Carroll, Cathleen Delany

Votes: 5,807 | Gross: $4.37M

13. The Night Listener (2006)

R | 91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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51 Metascore

In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions about the boy's identity come up, the host's life is thrown into chaos.

Director: Patrick Stettner | Stars: Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Rory Culkin, Joe Morton

Votes: 13,341 | Gross: $7.83M

14. 30 Beats (2012)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

4.1
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20 Metascore

A summer heat wave and a series of sexual encounters connect a group of New Yorkers.

Director: Alexis Lloyd | Stars: Condola Rashad, Justin Kirk, Jennifer Tilly, Jason Day

Votes: 798 | Gross: $0.01M

15. 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: 449

16. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

8.0
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 360

17. Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary

7.4
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79 Metascore

Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut's 1966 book "Cinema According to Hitchcock" influenced their work.

Director: Kent Jones | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Wes Anderson, Peter Bogdanovich, David Fincher

Votes: 3,446 | Gross: $0.30M

18. Girls Nite Out (1982)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.3
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A killer, wearing a dancing bear suit, stalks a variety of cheerleaders during an all-night scavenger hunt at a remote Ohio college.

Director: Robert Deubel | Stars: Julia Montgomery, James Carroll, Suzanne Barnes, Rutanya Alda

Votes: 829

19. An Invisible Sign (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.4
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23 Metascore

Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her students through their own crises.

Director: Marilyn Agrelo | Stars: Jessica Alba, Chris Messina, Sonia Braga, John Shea

Votes: 3,465

20. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 170

21. 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: 1,319 | Gross: $0.02M

22. Gardener of Eden (2007)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Young man on the wrong track suddenly finds purpose and love when he captures a serial rapist.

Director: Kevin Connolly | Stars: Lukas Haas, Erika Christensen, Giovanni Ribisi, David Patrick Kelly

Votes: 885

23. Love Liza (2002)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, a web designer turns to gasoline fumes and remote-control airplanes while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.

Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Annie Morgan, Kathy Bates, J.D. Walsh

Votes: 6,466 | Gross: $0.21M

24. Lisbon Story (1994)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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The director Friedrich Monroe has trouble with finishing a silent b&w movie about Lisbon. He calls his friend, the sound engineer Phillip Winter, for help. As Winter arrives Lisbon weeks ... See full summary »

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Patrick Bauchau, Vasco Sequeira, Canto e Castro

Votes: 3,493

25. The Lennon Report (2016)

PG-13 | 87 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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The unheard true story of the moments after John Lennon was shot as seen through the eyes of those who lived it. Alan Weiss, an ambitious young news producer, finds himself in a position to break the biggest story of the year following a violent motorcycle accident. The emergency department at Roosevelt Hospital discovers a John Doe shooting victim is the worlds biggest rock star and struggles to... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Profe | Stars: Evan Jonigkeit, Richard Kind, David Zayas, Devin Ratray

Votes: 566

26. The Blues (2003– )

Documentary, Music

8.1
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A documentary series about the origin and history of The Blues.

Stars: B.B. King, Pinetop Perkins, Ike Turner, Dick Waterman

Votes: 903

27. Guncrazy (1992)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A trashy teen murders her sexually abusive step-father, then helps get her reformed prison pen-pal released on good behavior so that she can re-corrupt him.

Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Drew Barrymore, James Le Gros, Robert Greenberg, Rodney Harvey

Votes: 1,747 | Gross: $0.11M

28. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary

8.1
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73 Metascore

Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Terry Kohut, Gary Smith, Pat Kuehn

Votes: 2,835

29. The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.

Director: Patrick Sisam | Stars: Tom Arnold, Armando Acevedo, Holland Hayes, Karl Anthony

Votes: 797

30. The Guys (2002)

PG | 84 min | Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver.

Director: Jim Simpson | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Anthony LaPaglia, Irene Walsh, Jim Simpson

Votes: 1,147 | Gross: $0.02M

31. True Love (I) (1989)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Donna and Michael are getting married. But first, they have to plan the reception, get the tux, buy the rings, and cope with their own uncertainty about the decision. Michael fears ... See full summary »

Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: Annabella Sciorra, Ron Eldard, Aida Turturro, Roger Rignack

Votes: 594 | Gross: $1.40M

32. Don't Blink - Robert Frank (2015)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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75 Metascore

Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. He documented the Beats, Welsh coal miners, Peruvian Indians, The Stones, London bankers, and the Americans. This is the bumpy ... See full summary »

Director: Laura Israel | Stars: Robert Frank, June Leaf

Votes: 115

33. Drunkboat (2010)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

5.0
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Drunkboat tells the story of a young teenager, Abe, who manipulates his unsuspecting alcoholic uncle (Malkovich) into buying a boat from a conman (Goodman).

Director: Bob Meyer | Stars: John Malkovich, John Goodman, Jacob Zachar, Brian Deneen

Votes: 477

34. Forever, Lulu (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Mystery

4.0
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A beautiful novelist gets involved with the violent underworld crime elements in New York City and becomes a target. Alec Baldwin plays the cop who pursues her killers.

Director: Amos Kollek | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Debbie Harry, Alec Baldwin, Annie Golden

Votes: 287

35. The Unattainable Story (2017)

80 min | Drama

6.6
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During the opening night of a theatrical play that deals with conflicts between love and work, Skene - a controlling stage director has an epiphany about how this play came together. As he ... See full summary »

Director: Emilia Ferreira | Stars: Irina Björklund, Harry Hamlin, Kevin Kilner, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 5

36. The Investigators (2000– )

Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Stars: Gene Galusha, Les Marshak, Jerry Palace, Reggie Britt

Votes: 53

37. Three Seasons (1999)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama

7.3
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An American in Ho Chi Minh City looks for a daughter he fathered during the war. He meets Woody, a child who's a street vendor, and when Woody's case of wares disappears, he thinks the ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Bui | Stars: Ngoc Hiep Nguyen, Ngoc Minh, Phat Trieu Hoang, Diem Kieu

Votes: 2,815 | Gross: $2.02M

38. City of Joy (2016)

74 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.5
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This film follows the first class of students at a remarkable leadership center in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a region often referred to as "the worst place in the world to ... See full summary »

Director: Madeleine Gavin | Stars: Christine Schuler-Deschryver, Denis Mukwege Mukengere, Eve Ensler, Jane Mukunilwa

Votes: 13

39. Cabaret Maxime (2017)

Drama | Post-production

A cabaret owner tries to keep his club from being taken over by the powers that be.

Director: Bruno de Almeida | Stars: Michael Imperioli, Ana Padrão, David Proval, John Ventimiglia

40. Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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78 Metascore

Antoine Fuqua's documentary on the blues, shot at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Buddy Guy, Solomon Burke, Mavis Staples

Votes: 575 | Gross: $0.20M

41. Visions of Light (1992)

92 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to... See full summary »

Directors: Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Stuart Samuels | Stars: Conrad L. Hall, John Bailey, Vilmos Zsigmond, Charles Lang

Votes: 2,631 | Gross: $0.80M

42. The War Within (2005)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.

Director: Joseph Castelo | Stars: Ayad Akhtar, Firdous Bamji, Nandana Sen, Sarita Choudhury

Votes: 1,145 | Gross: $0.07M

43. Rick (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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52 Metascore

"Rigoletto" retold at Christmas time in Manhattan's corporate world. Rick, an executive at Image, is a jerk to a woman applying for a job. That evening, he's out for drinks with his much ... See full summary »

Director: Curtiss Clayton | Stars: Bill Pullman, Aaron Stanford, Agnes Bruckner, Sandra Oh

Votes: 761

44. The Soul of a Man (2003)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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

Votes: 709

45. 2B (2009)

Sci-Fi

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When a murder is witnessed by millions around the world, society is forced to confront the moral issues raised by the creation of the first post-human.

Director: Richard Kroehling | Stars: James Remar, Kevin Corrigan, Jane Kim, Hayley DuMond

Votes: 26

46. Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream (2012)

70 min | Documentary

7.5
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Filmmaker Alex Gibney investigates the fact that the 400 richest Americans control more wealth than the 150 million people in the bottom 50 percent of the population.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Jack Abramoff, Michele Bachmann, Bruce Bartlett

Votes: 997

48. Key Exchange (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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A young woman wants to get her boyfriend to commit to her, but the most she can get him to do is exchange apartment keys.

Director: Barnet Kellman | Stars: Brooke Adams, Danny Aiello, Seth Allen, Kerry Armstrong

Votes: 219

49. Touched (1983)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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Two mental patients in an institution fall in love and plan to escape in the search of a normal life.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: Robert Hays, Kathleen Beller, Ned Beatty, Gilbert Lewis

Votes: 84

50. Drum (2004)

94 min | Thriller

6.5
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A hot-shot journalist is swept up in a movement to challenge Apartheid in 1950s South Africa.

Director: Zola Maseko | Stars: Taye Diggs, Gabriel Mann, Tumisho Masha, Moshidi Motshegwa

Votes: 318