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1. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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93 Metascore

In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Writers: Thomas Keneally, Steven Zaillian | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 819,811

2. Aladdin (1992)

G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.

Writers: Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Burny Mattinson, Roger Allers, Daan Jippes, Kevin Harkey, Sue C. Nichols, Francis Glebas, Darrell Rooney, Larry Leker, James Fujii, Kirk Hanson, Kevin Lima, Rebecca Rees, David S. Smith, Chris Sanders, Brian Pimental, Patrick A. Ventura | Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman

Votes: 246,524

3. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 153 min | Drama, War

8.5
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90 Metascore

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Writers: John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 430,828

4. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince.

Writers: Linda Woolverton, Brenda Chapman, Chris Sanders, Burny Mattinson, Kevin Harkey, Brian Pimental, Bruce Woodside, Joe Ranft, Tom Ellery, Kelly Asbury, Robert Lence | Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart

Votes: 290,690

5. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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83 Metascore

A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Writers: Gary K. Wolf, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Votes: 133,970

6. Dick Tracy (1990)

PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

Writers: Chester Gould, Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr. | Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino, Charlie Korsmo

Votes: 46,576

7. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

PG | 115 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.4
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In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.

Writers: Jack Finney, W.D. Richter | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 35,703

8. 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.

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

Votes: 14,336

9. The Quiet (2005)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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29 Metascore

Dot (Belle), a young deaf and mute woman, is sent to live with her godparents (Falco and Donovan) and their daughter (Cuthbert). The new addition to the household realizes that everything is not copacetic in the home, and the family's dark come to light.

Writers: Abdi Nazemian, Micah Schraft | Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Camilla Belle, Elisha Cuthbert, Edie Falco, Martin Donovan

Votes: 13,289

10. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 1,031

11. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 408

12. The Harder They Come (1972)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.1
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Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.

Writers: Perry Henzell, Trevor D. Rhone | Director: Perry Henzell | Stars: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman

Votes: 3,961

13. Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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73 Metascore

A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

Writers: Alex Gibney, Hunter S. Thompson | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Depp, Joe Cairo, David Carlo

Votes: 6,419

14. Salsa (1988)

PG | 97 min | Romance, Music

4.8
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Fatherless barrio Puertorican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy ... See full summary »

Writers: Boaz Davidson, Eli Tavor, Tomás Benitez, Shepard Goldman | Director: Boaz Davidson | Stars: Draco Rosa, Rodney Harvey, Magali Alvarado, Miranda Garrison

Votes: 813

15. Welcome to Death Row (2001 Video)

104 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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The true story of the rise and fall of Death Row Records.

Writer: Jeff Scheftel | Directors: S. Leigh Savidge, Jeff Scheftel | Stars: Frank Alexander, Sam Gideon Anson, William J. Bennett, Lamont Blumfield

Votes: 547

16. 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: 842

17. The Grateful Dead (1977)

PG | 131 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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The Grateful Dead performs live at Winterland in San Francisco in October 1974.

Directors: Jerry Garcia, Leon Gast | Stars: Jerry Garcia, Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Mickey Hart

Votes: 545

18. The Other Dream Team (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

8.4
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69 Metascore

The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

Writers: Marius A. Markevicius, Jon Weinbach | Director: Marius A. Markevicius | Stars: Sarunas Marciulionis, Arvydas Sabonis, Rimas Kurtinaitis, Jonas Valanciunas

Votes: 3,042

19. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 150

20. 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: 536

21. Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.2
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Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.

Writer: Richard Pryor | Director: Richard Pryor | Stars: Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney

Votes: 1,517

22. Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (2012)

R | 89 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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56 Metascore

Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Hinojosa | Stars: Betty Beck, Camille Beck, Diane Beck, Misty Beck

Votes: 418

23. The Last Survivor (2010)

92 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The Last Survivor presents the stories of genocide survivors and their struggle to make sense of tragedy. They work to educate, motivate and promulgate a civic response to mass atrocity ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Kleiman, Michael Pertnoy

Votes: 30

24. Modern Marvels (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Nash | Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 1,283

25. Night Crawlers (2009)

76 min | Comedy, Horror

3.9
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Blood is thicker than water in this tiny Texas town. After two centuries of Vampire blood lust one man becomes a hero...without a clue.

Writer: Benjamin Wilbanks | Director: Benjamin Wilbanks | Stars: Eryn Brooke, Joel Ferrell, Joel S. Greco, Mathew Greer

Votes: 146

26. The Girls in the Band (2011)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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90 Metascore

The untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their journeys from the late 1930's to the present day.

Writers: Judy Chaikin, Edward Osei-Gyimah | Director: Judy Chaikin | Stars: Geri Allen, Jane Ira Bloom, Clora Bryant, Terry Lyne Carrington

Votes: 56

27. Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

8.6
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The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent mission to rescue the hostages from the airport terminal at Entebbe in Uganda. The movie... See full summary »

Writers: Noah Morowitz, Jeff Scheftel, Eyal Sher | Director: Eyal Sher | Stars: Janet Almog, Michel Bacos, Ehud Barak, Moshe Betser

Votes: 36

28. Steal a Pencil for Me (2007)

94 min | Documentary, Romance

7.4
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69 Metascore

STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME is a compelling documentary feature film by Academy Award® nominee Michèle Ohayon about the power of love and the ability of humankind to rise above unimaginable ... See full summary »

Writer: Michèle Ohayon | Director: Michèle Ohayon | Stars: J.P. Gillain, Jeroen Krabbé, Marieke Oudejans, Jack Polak

Votes: 262

29. Intimate Stranger (1991 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Thriller

5.6
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A struggling bar singer takes a job as a phone-sex operator in order to make ends meet. One night she gets a call from a man who tricks her into listening while he murders a prostitute. ... See full summary »

Writers: Rob Fresco, Jeff Scheftel | Director: Allan Holzman | Stars: Debbie Harry, James Russo, Paige French, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 190

30. Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (1985)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Sport

4.8
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A documentary crew sets out to unravel one of professional wrestling's most closely guarded secrets: is former champion "Mad Dog" Joe DeCurso.

Writers: Allan Holzman, Tony Randel, Lisa Tomei, Barry Zetlin, Roger D. Manning | Director: Allan Holzman | Stars: Magic Schwarz, Steve Strong, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Lydie Denier

Votes: 165

31. TV Junkie (2006)

91 min | Documentary

7.4
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A man tries to discover his purpose in life after searching through 3000 hours of video and over 5000 photos.

Writer: Rick Kirkham | Directors: Michael Cain, Matt Radecki | Stars: Rick Kirkham, Tom Brokaw, James Brown, George Bush

Votes: 680

32. Comic Book Confidential (1988)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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A survey of the artistic history of the comic book medium and some of the major talents associated with it.

Writers: Charles Lippincott, Ron Mann | Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Robert Crumb

Votes: 699

33. Hell's Angel (1994 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary

8.2
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Christopher Hitchens investigates whether Mother Teresa of Calcutta deserves her saintly image. He probes her campaigns against contraception and foeticide and her questionable relationships with wealthy religious and political leaders.

Writer: Christopher Hitchens | Director: Jenny Morgan | Stars: Christopher Hitchens, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Mihir Bose, Mary Loudon

Votes: 292

34. No Place Like Home (I) (2006)

Drama

7.1
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When Susan, a film producer from NYC, goes to Jamaica to shoot a shampoo commercial, she finds herself, through a series of unforeseen circumstances, drifting further and further away from ... See full summary »

Writer: Perry Henzell | Director: Perry Henzell | Stars: Susan O'Meara, Carl Bradshaw, Countryman, P.J. Soles

Votes: 41

35. Earthship.TV (2001 TV Movie)

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Footage from James Cameron's return trip to the wreck of the Titanic.

Writers: John C. Kelley, Josh Williams | Directors: James Cameron, Sven Pape, Jeff Scheftel

Votes: 68

36. 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (2004 TV Movie)

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Writer: Brad Stevens | Stars: Aerosmith, Pamela Anderson, Christina Applegate, Samaire Armstrong

Votes: 154

37. Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Writers: Kevin Burns, Steve Bell, Louise Gallop-Roholt, Debra Sanderson | Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Shirley Jones, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jeanne Crain

Votes: 79

38. Eye for an Eye (2003– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

4.3
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Weekly pseudo-court program in which Judge "Extreme Akim" Anastopoulo awards different forms of revenge to the guilty litigant.

Stars: Akim Anastopoulo, John McCalmont, Ray Phillips, Tommy Habeeb

Votes: 113

39. My Name Was Sabina Spielrein (2002)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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66 Metascore

The history of psychoanalysis is littered with the discarded psyches of the women whose diagnoses were key to the fame of the great masters. One such woman was Sabina Spielrein. Unlike the ... See full summary »

Writers: Yolande Knobel, Elisabeth Márton, Signe Mähler, Kristina Hjertén von Gedda | Director: Elisabeth Márton | Stars: Eva Österberg, Lasse Almebäck, Mercedez Csampai, Palle Granditsky

Votes: 108

40. The Kill-Off (1989)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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Business at The Pavilion bar is down so Pete and Rags decide that the best way to get The Pavilion off the skids is to turn it into a strip joint.

Writers: Maggie Greenwald, Jim Thompson | Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Loretta Gross, Andrew Lee Barrett, Jackson Sims, Steve Monroe

Votes: 114

41. Darius Goes West (2007)

92 min | Documentary

8.9
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Darius Weems, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, travels across the country with eleven friends on a mission to get his wheelchair customized by MTV's "Pimp My Ride."

Director: Logan Smalley | Stars: Darius Weems, Andrew Carson, Daniel Epting, John Hadden

Votes: 246

42. Music in High Places (2000– )

Documentary, Music

8.5
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Wynonna Judd's pilgrimage to Venice, Italy, for the third episode of Music in High Places premiered December 1, 2000. The series takes entertainers to faraway lands to experience foreign ... See full summary »

Creator: Parvene Michaels | Stars: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Votes: 17

43. Valentino's Ghost (2012)

93 min | Documentary, History, News

7.7
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84 Metascore

The documentary exposes the ways in which America's foreign policy agenda in the Middle East drives the U.S. media's portrayals of Arabs and Muslims. The film lays bare the truths behind ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Singh | Director: Michael Singh | Stars: Ahmed Ahmed, Hillary Clinton, Walter Cronkite, Niall Ferguson

Votes: 44

44. One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

8.3
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Writers: Terence Dackombe, Lewis Friedman | Stars: Erykah Badu, Tracy Chapman, Jimmy Cliff, Eve

Votes: 55

45. I Ride (2013)

82 min | Documentary, Family, Music

9.5
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In 1982, Harry and Tommy Fryed formed a band The Fryed Brothers Band in honor of their beloved brother Mark to keep his memories alive. For nearly three decades later, The Fryed Brothers ... See full summary »

Director: Daron Ker | Stars: Sonny Barger, Charlie Brechtel, Steve Day, Gerry Fryed

Votes: 6

46. Super Structures of the World (1998– )

8.3
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Creators: Jeff Scheftel, Andrew Thomas | Star: Mark Hamill

Votes: 15

47. Alien Encounters from New Tomorrowland (1995 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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A travel of the UFO's universe and the big question: there is life in outer space?.

Writer: Andrew Thomas | Director: Andrew Thomas | Stars: Robert Urich, Clifford E. Stone, Steven Schiff, Donald R. Schmitt

Votes: 23

48. It Was a Wonderful Life (1993)

82 min | Documentary

6.9
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Feature-length documentary deals with homeless women, once secure in their middle-class status, who through divorce, misfortune, or circumstances were reduced to living on the street.

Director: Michèle Ohayon | Stars: Jodie Foster, Lou Hall, Reena Sands, Josephine

Votes: 117

49. Too Hip for the Room: The Righteous Reign of Lord Buckley (2016)

105 min | Documentary, Biography | Filming

'Too Hip For the Room' is a feature length documentary exploring the eccentric life and art of the little known jazz humorist Lord Buckley. Archival materials, intriguing presentations of ... See full summary »

Writer: Doug Cruickshank | Directors: Michael Monteleone, Jeff Scheftel

50. The Paw Project (2013)

58 min | Documentary, History, News

8.3
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This is a David and Goliath story of one veterinarian's battle to protect her patients (tigers, lions and even house cats) from big corporations, with their big corporate money, that will ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Conrad

Votes: 192