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1 American Gangster (2007)

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

7.8/10 267,026
2 Ray (2004)

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

"   86,796
3 The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction...

7.3/10 61,641
4 The Doors (1991)

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

7.2/10 57,182
5 Gia (1998 TV movie)

The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death from AIDS at age 26.

7.0/10 24,384
6 24 Hour Party People (2002)

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

7.4/10 22,476
7 Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.

6.5/10 19,603
8 Sid and Nancy (1986)

Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen...

7.1/10 19,030
9 Factory Girl (2006)

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

6.4/10 15,679
10 Veronica Guerin (2003)

An Irish journalist is assassinated by drug dealers she wrote about in a series of stories.

6.9/10 14,161
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11 Basquiat (1996) 6.9/10 13,417
12 Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo (1981) 7.7/10 11,164
13 Party Monster (2003) 6.3/10 10,937
14 Lenny (1974) 7.7/10 9,273
15 Bird (1988) 7.2/10 7,451
16 The Falcon and the Snowman (1985) 6.8/10 7,033
17 Permanent Midnight (1998) 6.3/10 5,459
18 American Me (1992) 7.2/10 4,665
19 The Filth and the Fury (2000 documentary) 7.7/10 4,187
20 Kurt & Courtney (1998 documentary) 6.2/10 4,069
21 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998) "   2,473
22 Lady Sings the Blues (1972) 7.1/10 2,235
23 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996 TV movie) 7.8/10 2,008
24 Steal This Movie (2000) 6.4/10 1,945
25 Piñero (2001) "   1,135
26 Crossfire Hurricane (2012 documentary) 7.3/10 974
27 Party Monster (1998 documentary) 7.1/10 799
28 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004 documentary) 8.0/10 780
29 The Cross and the Switchblade (1970) 6.0/10 637
30 Zuotian (2001) 7.2/10 604
31 Nico Icon (1995 documentary) "   483
32 Sex and Lies in Sin City (2008 TV movie) 5.2/10 418
33 La bocca del lupo (2009 documentary) 6.8/10 219
34 Narcotic (1933) 3.6/10 180
35 Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story (2000 documentary) 7.3/10 179
36 R.I.P., Rest in Pieces (1997 documentary) 7.4/10 103
37 Giovanni Falcone, l'uomo che sfidò Cosa Nostra (2006 TV movie) "   87
38 Down on Us (1984) 3.9/10 83
39 Angel on My Shoulder (1998 documentary) 6.8/10 15
40 Black Tar Road (2012) 7.9/10 13
41 Das schafft die nie (1994 TV movie) 6.9/10 7
42 Naked Songs: The Life & Times of Rickie Lee Jones (1996 documentary) 6.4/10 5
43 Motown Mafia: The Story of Eddie Jackson and Courtney Brown (2011 documentary)

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