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1. Time Flies When You're Alive (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Time Flies When You're Alive is a gripping one-man show. Paul Linke recounts, in no small detail the highs and lows of his marriage, specifically around his wife's losing struggle with ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Star: Paul Linke

2. Cyndi Lauper: 12 Deadly Cyns... and Then Some (1994 Video)

80 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.4
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Cyndi Lauper tours a theme park, meeting strange characters and remembering her past. The film is also illustrated by a collection of Cyndi's pop videos, like "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" and "Sally's Pigeons".

Directors: Patricia Birch, Edd Griles, Scott Kalvert, Cyndi Lauper, John Maybury, Andrew Morahan | Stars: Cyndi Lauper, Lou Albano, Blaze Berdahl, Steve Forbert

3. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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72 Metascore

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

Writers: Danny Rubin, Harold Ramis | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

4. Days of Heaven (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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93 Metascore

A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.

Writer: Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

5. Ordinary People (1980)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.

Writers: Judith Guest, Alvin Sargent | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

6. 3 Women (1977)

PG | 124 min | Drama

7.9
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71 Metascore

Pinky is an awkward adolescent who starts work at a spa in the California desert. She becomes overly attached to fellow spa attendant, Millie when she becomes Millie's room-mate. Mille is a... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Altman | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier

7. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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A fictionalized account in four segments of the life of Japan's celebrated twentieth-century author Yukio Mishima. Three of the segments parallel events in Mishima's life with his novels (... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Schrader, Leonard Schrader | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda

8. As Good as It Gets (1997)

PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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67 Metascore

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.

Writers: Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr.

9. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

10. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

Spalding Gray tells about his participation in the film, "The Killing Fields" & the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.

Writer: Spalding Gray | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Spalding Gray, Sam Waterston, Ira Wheeler

11. 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 »

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

12. Passion (1996 TV Movie)

114 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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In 19th century Italy, a young soldier becomes shattered by the obsessive love of Fosca, his Colonel's homely, ailing cousin.

Writers: James Lapine, Ettore Scola | Director: James Lapine | Stars: Donna Murphy, Jere Shea, Marin Mazzie, Gregg Edelman

13. And the Oscar Goes To... (2014 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary

7.6
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On the opening night of its annual 31 Days of Oscar festival, TCM presents the world premiere of "And the Oscar Goes To...", a documentary tracing the history of the Academy Awards. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Craig Barron, Kirk Baxter, Ben Burtt

14. A Brief History of Time (1991)

G | 80 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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78 Metascore

A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time.

Writer: Stephen Hawking | Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Stephen Hawking, Isobel Hawking, Janet Humphrey, Mary Hawking

15. The New Cinema (1968 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writer: George Eells | Director: Gary Young | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Edith Evans, Peter Fonda, Terry Garin

16. The Way Way Back (2013)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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68 Metascore

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

Writers: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash | Directors: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, AnnaSophia Robb

17. Nobody's Fool (1994)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Russo, Robert Benton | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy, Melanie Griffith

18. The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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75 Metascore

Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).

Writers: Robert Evans, Brett Morgen | Directors: Nanette Burstein, Brett Morgen | Stars: Robert Evans, Eddie Albert, Peter Bart, Charlie Bluhdorn

19. Michael Jordan to the Max (2000)

46 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

7.4
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57 Metascore

Michael Jordan Is Praised as the Greatest Basketball Player of All Time in This Documentary!

Writer: Jonathan Hock | Directors: Don Kempf, James D. Stern | Stars: Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Doug Collins, Bob Greene

20. Forever (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Writers: Judy Blume, AJ Carothers | Director: John Korty | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Dean Butler, John Friedrich, Beth Raines

21. Via Dolorosa (2000)

99 min | Drama

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Writer: David Hare | Director: John Bailey | Star: David Hare

22. Looking at Animals (2009)

25 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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After a lifetime alone, photographing animals in the wild, Raymond retires to a small town and turns to observing his neighbors through their windows. His familiar role as an observer ... See full summary »

Writer: Marc Turtletaub | Director: Marc Turtletaub | Stars: Troy Bishop, Matt Hill, Mandy McMillian, Will Patton

23. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

R | 102 min | Drama

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Story of two men drag racing across the USA in a primer grey 55 chevy. Wilson is the mechanic, James Taylor is the driver.

Writers: Rudy Wurlitzer, Will Corry | Director: Monte Hellman | Stars: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson

24. John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (1988)

126 min | Documentary, Biography

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Biography of risk-taker and raconteur John Huston from his childhood to become one of the most highly respected filmmakers in the world.

Writers: Frank Martin, Charles Degelman | Director: Frank Martin | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Lauren Bacall, Paul Newman, Evelyn Keyes

25. The Big Chill (1983)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Barbara Benedek | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt

26. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Writer: Jeff Maguire | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

27. Silverado (1985)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Mark Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover

28. Always Outnumbered (1998 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Drama

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An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Mosley | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Daniel Williams, Bill Cobbs, Natalie Cole

29. A Question of Guilt (1978 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, Thriller

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Inspired by the Alice Crimmins case in New York, Doris Winters (Tuesday Weld) is an attractive woman whose personal lifestyle is viewed by many as distasteful when she is accused of murdering her young daughter.

Writers: Mary Pleshette Willis, Jack Willis | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Tuesday Weld, Ron Leibman, Peter Masterson, Alex Rocco

30. Mariette in Ecstasy (1996)

PG-13 | Drama

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Writer: Ron Hansen | Director: John Bailey | Stars: Alex Appel, Nancy Beatty, Rutger Hauer, John Mahoney

31. The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe (1991)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy

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Writer: Jane Wagner | Director: John Bailey | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Clay Walker

32. Anatomy of a Scene (2001– )

30 min | Documentary

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This monthly series examines the creation of a scene from a new feature film from the point of view of the director and other key collaborators.

Stars: Edward Burns, James Lyons, Craig Armstrong, Juan Ruiz Anchía

33. The Late Show (1977)

PG | 93 min | Crime, Mystery, Comedy

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A grumpy semi-retired private investigator partners with a quirky female client to catch the people who murdered his partner.

Writer: Robert Benton | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche

34. Mad Dogs & Englishmen (1971)

GP | 117 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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This classic concert from Joe Cocker was filmed at the Metropol in Berlin on October 31st 1980 with Cocker in fine voice on a strong set with many of his most famous tracks including "Delta... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Adidge | Stars: Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, Chris Stainton, Jim Price

35. Crossroads (1986)

R | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

7.0
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Ralph Macchio is Lightning Boy. A kid who can make a slide guitar sing. Blind Dog is an old pro who knows it. Together, they're headed to a place where deals are made. And legends are born.

Writer: John Fusco | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton

36. Without a Trace (1983)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Mystery

7.0
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This film, centering on a child's abduction, casts Kate Nelligan as the distraught mother who lashes out at the police (in the person of a relentless detective played by Judd Hirsch), who ... See full summary »

Writer: Beth Gutcheon | Director: Stanley R. Jaffe | Stars: Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes, Stockard Channing

37. Hollywood Mavericks (1990)

90 min | Documentary

7.0
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A documentary focusing on seventeen maverick directors who were not afraid to break the rules of filmmaking to advance their art from John Ford to Martin Scorsese.

Writers: Todd McCarthy, Michael Henry Wilson | Directors: Florence Dauman, Dale Ann Stieber | Stars: Woody Allen, Robert Altman, George Bancroft, Richard Barthelmess

38. The Accidental Tourist (1988)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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53 Metascore

An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.

Writers: Anne Tyler, Frank Galati, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, Amy Wright

39. Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy

6.8
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Gene Saks | Stars: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick, Lisa Waltz

40. City in Fear (1980 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

6.8
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A psycho-on-the-loose story, about a burned-out newspaper columnist and his circulation-hungry publisher who wants him to turn the killer into Page One news.

Writers: Peter Masterson, Albert Ruben | Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: David Janssen, Robert Vaughn, Perry King, Mickey Rourke

41. Ramona and Beezus (2010)

G | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.7
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56 Metascore

Follows the misadventures of young grade schooler Ramona Quimby from Beverly Cleary's popular children's book series.

Writers: Laurie Craig, Nick Pustay, Beverly Cleary | Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum | Stars: Joey King, Selena Gomez, Bridget Moynahan, John Corbett

42. The Greatest (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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45 Metascore

A drama that is centered around a troubled teenage girl and a family that is trying to get over the loss of their son.

Writer: Shana Feste | Director: Shana Feste | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon

43. The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)

R | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on. The aftermath of the robbery gets them ... See full summary »

Writer: Vincent Patrick | Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page

44. Racing with the Moon (1984)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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In 1942 California, two young men await induction into the U.S. Marines and say goodbye to their girlfriends.

Writer: Steve Kloves | Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, Nicolas Cage, John Karlen

45. Naqoyqatsi (2002)

PG | 89 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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59 Metascore

A visual montage portrait of our contemporary world dominated by globalized technology and violence.

Writer: Godfrey Reggio | Director: Godfrey Reggio | Stars: Marlon Brando, Bella Donna, Elton John, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

46. Incident at Loch Ness (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

6.7
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62 Metascore

A documentary exploring the myth of the Loch Ness monster.

Writer: Zak Penn | Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Werner Herzog, Kitana Baker, Gabriel Beristain, Russell Williams II

47. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

Writers: Ann Brashares, Delia Ephron, Elizabeth Chandler | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively

48. Wyatt Earp (1994)

PG-13 | 191 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.6
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47 Metascore

Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals.

Writers: Dan Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews

49. Living Out Loud (1998)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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64 Metascore

Judith Nelson quit her medical studies to marry. Years later, her husband, a physician, divorces her to be with another doctor. Deeply frustrated, she now lives alone in her luxury ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard LaGravenese | Director: Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Holly Hunter, Danny DeVito, Queen Latifah, Martin Donovan

50. Big Miracle (2012)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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61 Metascore

In small town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.

Writers: Jack Amiel, Michael Begler, Thomas Rose | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney