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1 Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

7.3/10 101,517
2 Persepolis (2007)

Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

8.0/10 57,555
3 Midnight Express (1978)

The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

7.7/10 45,002
4 The Soloist (2009)

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

6.7/10 38,564
5 American Splendor (2003)

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

7.5/10 38,139
6 Shine (1996)

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.

7.7/10 37,747
7 Andrey Rublyov (1966)

The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.

8.3/10 18,832
8 Bright Star (2009)

The three-year romance between 19th-century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne near the end of his life.

7.0/10 17,978
9 Last Days (2005)

A Seattle-set rock & roll drama about a musician whose life and career is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain's.

5.7/10 16,685
10 Zerkalo (1975)

A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.

8.1/10 15,374
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11 Capturing the Friedmans (2003 documentary) 7.9/10 14,844
12 Party Monster (2003) 6.3/10 11,280
13 Il divo: La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti (2008) 7.3/10 8,476
14 The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) 7.4/10 8,410
15 Grey Gardens (2009 TV movie) 7.5/10 6,109
16 Tarnation (2003 documentary) 7.1/10 5,333
17 Surviving Picasso (1996) 6.3/10 5,105
18 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005) 7.3/10 4,479
19 Kurt & Courtney (1998 documentary) 6.2/10 4,210
20 Camille Claudel (1988) 7.3/10 4,174
21 Prick Up Your Ears (1987) "   3,676
22 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) 7.2/10 3,234
23 Le château de ma mère (1990) 7.5/10 3,161
24 The First Grader (2010) 7.4/10 2,229
25 Klimt (2006) 5.1/10 2,038
26 Shackleton (2002 TV movie) 7.7/10 1,905
27 The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997) 5.9/10 1,538
28 Mahler (1974) 7.3/10 1,371
29 Laissez-passer (2002) 7.0/10 1,010
30 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004 documentary) 8.0/10 803
31 Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012 documentary) 7.4/10 745
32 The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) 6.4/10 716
33 The Actress (1953) 6.7/10 694
34 Trumbo (2007 documentary) 7.5/10 668
35 Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008 TV documentary) 7.7/10 659
36 Blonde (2001 TV mini-series) 6.5/10 642
37 Herb & Dorothy (2008 documentary) 7.5/10 592
38 Jacquot de Nantes (1991) 7.4/10 506
39 Balzac (1999 TV movie) 6.9/10 425
40 Monsieur Vincent (1947) 7.0/10 402
41 Little Richard (2000 TV movie) 6.6/10 397
42 Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd (1982) 7.0/10 387
43 Le tombeau d'Alexandre (1993 documentary) 7.7/10 362
44 Detstvo Gorkogo (1938) 7.5/10 360
45 That Man: Peter Berlin (2005 documentary) 7.0/10 277
46 A Love Divided (1999) 6.9/10 276
47 Beau James (1957) 6.7/10 266
48 Moses: Egypt's Great Prince (1998 video) 6.5/10 18
49 Worship (2010 short) 7.2/10 9
50 Full Blossom: The Life of Poet/Actor Roberts Blossom (2000 documentary) 7.5/10 8
51 This is Kevin (2011 documentary short)
52 Cherry Pop: The Story of the World's Fanciest Cat (2014 documentary short)

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