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1. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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85 Metascore

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 954,147 | Gross: $132.37M

2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.3
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89 Metascore

When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Votes: 729,650 | Gross: $34.13M

3. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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A college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Sarah Roemer

Votes: 183,194

4. 25th Hour (2002)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 155,503 | Gross: $13.06M

5. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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76 Metascore

An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

Votes: 223,896 | Gross: $52.35M

6. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

Votes: 62,738 | Gross: $3.08M

7. The Cider House Rules (1999)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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75 Metascore

A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Michael Caine, Delroy Lindo

Votes: 82,808 | Gross: $57.54M

8. The Squid and the Whale (2005)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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82 Metascore

Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 63,109 | Gross: $7.36M

9. Antiques Roadshow (1997– )

7.4
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Appraisers of antiques travel with the show to various cities. Area citizens bring articles for appraisal and often relate the histories of these items. The appraisers then expand on what ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark L. Walberg, Simeon Lipman, Lara Spencer, Tom Lecky

Votes: 846

10. Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997)

PG | 80 min | Documentary

7.3
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What do an elderly topiary gardener, a retired lion tamer, a man fascinated by mole rats, and a cutting-edge robotics designer have in common? Both nothing and everything in this ... See full summary »

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Dave Hoover, George Mendonça, Rodney Brooks, Raymond A. Mendez

Votes: 3,293 | Gross: $0.83M

11. Broken Flowers (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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79 Metascore

As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Jessica Lange, Sharon Stone, Julie Delpy

Votes: 85,997 | Gross: $13.74M

12. Enchanted (2007)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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75 Metascore

A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.

Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Patrick Dempsey

Votes: 152,258 | Gross: $127.71M

13. Kinsey (2004)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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79 Metascore

A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard

Votes: 43,882 | Gross: $10.21M

14. The Crucible (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen

Votes: 30,527 | Gross: $7.34M

15. Center Stage (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.7
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52 Metascore

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Amanda Schull, Ethan Stiefel, Sascha Radetsky, Christine Dunham

Votes: 16,497 | Gross: $17.17M

16. Ghost Town (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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72 Metascore

Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, Jordan Carlos

Votes: 62,870 | Gross: $13.21M

17. The Hoax (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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70 Metascore

In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, David Aaron Baker, John Carter

Votes: 14,947 | Gross: $7.16M

18. Oleanna (1994)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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Student Carol visits Professor John to discuss how she failed his course but the discussion takes awkward turn.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: William H. Macy, Debra Eisenstadt, Diego Pineda, Scott Zigler

Votes: 2,488 | Gross: $0.12M

19. Floating (1997)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Floating is the story of a young man's struggle to come of age during a violent period of emotional and financial bankruptcy. The film stars Norman Reedus as Van, a son shouldering the ... See full summary »

Director: William Roth | Stars: Norman Reedus, Chad Lowe, Will Lyman, Sybil Darrow

Votes: 584 | Gross: $0.01M

20. The Heat (I) (2013)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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60 Metascore

An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald, Melissa McCarthy, Demián Bichir

Votes: 141,793 | Gross: $159.58M

21. The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.5
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76 Metascore

An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Campbell Scott, Hope Davis, Denis Leary, Robin Tunney

Votes: 3,191 | Gross: $3.71M

22. Outside Providence (1999)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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62 Metascore

After one too many run ins with the law, a punk teenager from a working class background is sent to prep school by his frustrated dad, and learns a thing or two.

Director: Michael Corrente | Stars: Shawn Hatosy, Amy Smart, Alec Baldwin, Tommy Bone

Votes: 7,930 | Gross: $7.29M

23. The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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38 Metascore

A woman's survivor's guilt from a Columbine-like event twenty years ago causes her present-day idyllic life to fall apart.

Director: Vadim Perelman | Stars: Uma Thurman, Evan Rachel Wood, Eva Amurri Martino, Gabrielle Brennan

Votes: 12,543 | Gross: $0.30M

24. Love the Hard Way (2001)

R | 104 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

6.4
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42 Metascore

The story of a petty thief who meets an innocent young woman and brings her into his world of crime while she teaches him the lessons of enjoying life and being loved.

Director: Peter Sehr | Stars: Adrien Brody, Charlotte Ayanna, Jon Seda, August Diehl

Votes: 2,232 | Gross: $0.04M

25. The Human Stain (2003)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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57 Metascore

When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise

Votes: 26,487 | Gross: $5.38M

26. All the King's Men (2006)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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37 Metascore

Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.

Director: Steven Zaillian | Stars: Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Anthony Hopkins

Votes: 21,492 | Gross: $7.22M

27. Message in a Bottle (1999)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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39 Metascore

A woman discovers a tragic love letter in a bottle on a beach, and is determined to track down its author.

Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Paul Newman, John Savage

Votes: 30,828 | Gross: $52.80M

28. Blown Away (1994)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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An Irish bomber escapes from prison and targets a member of the Boston bomb squad.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Suzy Amis, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 24,302 | Gross: $30.16M

29. The Accidental Husband (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge.

Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Uma Thurman, Justina Machado, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Colin Firth

Votes: 20,288

30. Bride Wars (2009)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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24 Metascore

Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen, Bryan Greenberg

Votes: 85,456 | Gross: $58.72M

31. In Dreams (1999)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

5.5
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A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Sagona, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 11,293 | Gross: $11.90M

32. The Love Letter (1999)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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The power of words and images to open hearts. Helen runs, miles a day, to burn off energy: she's an emotional celibate. Going through the post at her shop, she finds a romantic and poetic ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Ho-Sun Chan | Stars: Kate Capshaw, Tom Everett Scott, Tom Selleck, Blythe Danner

Votes: 3,631 | Gross: $8.28M

33. In the Cut (2003)

R | 119 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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46 Metascore

New York City writing professor, Frannie Avery, has an affair with a police detective, who is investigating the murder of a beautiful young woman in her neighborhood.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Nuccio

Votes: 19,364 | Gross: $4.72M

34. My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.1
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50 Metascore

When a regular guy dumps a superhero for her neediness, she uses her powers to make his life a living hell.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 55,879 | Gross: $22.53M

35. Reckless (1995)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.1
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On Christmas Eve, a regretful husband admits to his high-spirited wife that he has hired a contract killer to take her out. She immediately flees. A nice couple offers her shelter, but everyone have dark secrets in this wacky movie.

Director: Norman René | Stars: Mia Farrow, Tony Goldwyn, Juana Barrios, Mike Heibeck

Votes: 388 | Gross: $0.10M

36. Beacon Hill (2004)

Romance, Thriller

5.0
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The late Irish hero fireman's (Lefty) charming son William M. "Billy" Dylan (25) is elected as independent, youngest Massachusettes state representative. He joins the Democrats, Congress ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Connolly, John Stimpson | Stars: Michael Landes, Wendy Benson-Landes, Francis X. McCarthy, Grainger Hines

Votes: 49

37. Antiques Roadshow (1997– )
Episode: Mansion Masterpieces (2016)

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Director: John Boyle | Star: Mark L. Walberg

38. Antiques Roadshow (1997– )
Episode: Vintage Boston (2016)

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Director: John Boyle | Stars: Noel Barrett, Nan Chisholm, H. Douglas Deihl, Nancy Druckman