Movies I should see in 2012

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1. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 233,476 | Gross: $59.65M

2. Detachment (2011)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

7.7
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52 Metascore

A substitute teacher who drifts from classroom to classroom finds a connection to the students and teachers during his latest assignment.

Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Adrien Brody, Christina Hendricks, Marcia Gay Harden, Lucy Liu

Votes: 64,278 | Gross: $0.07M

3. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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59 Metascore

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

Director: Lorene Scafaria | Stars: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Melanie Lynskey, Patton Oswalt

Votes: 96,333 | Gross: $6.62M

4. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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61 Metascore

Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree.

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Kal Penn, John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris, Patton Oswalt

Votes: 59,307 | Gross: $35.03M

5. Young Adult (2011)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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71 Metascore

Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 68,833 | Gross: $16.31M

6. For a Good Time, Call... (2012)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.0
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55 Metascore

Former college frenemies Lauren and Katie move into a fabulous Gramercy Park apartment, and in order to make ends meet, the unlikely pair start a phone sex line together.

Director: Jamie Travis | Stars: Ari Graynor, Lauren Miller, Justin Long, James Wolk

Votes: 14,416 | Gross: $1.24M

7. Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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59 Metascore

A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people.

Director: Lee Toland Krieger | Stars: Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Elijah Wood, Emma Roberts

Votes: 26,295 | Gross: $3.09M

8. The Sitter (2011)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.7
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39 Metascore

A college student on suspension is coaxed into babysitting the kids next door, though he is fully unprepared for the wild night ahead of him.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Jonah Hill, Ari Graynor, Sam Rockwell, Max Records

Votes: 63,404 | Gross: $30.54M

9. Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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While drinking at their local pub, three social outcasts attempt to navigate a time-travel conundrum.

Director: Gareth Carrivick | Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Marc Wootton, Dean Lennox Kelly, Anna Faris

Votes: 28,705

10. Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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44 Metascore

A graduate student (Nicholson) copes with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men.

Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Ben Shenkman, Timothy Hutton, Michael Cerveris

Votes: 3,041 | Gross: $0.03M

11. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi | Stars: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Moises Arias

Votes: 61,216 | Gross: $19.20M

12. Friends with Kids (2011)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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55 Metascore

Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships.

Director: Jennifer Westfeldt | Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd

Votes: 38,054 | Gross: $7.25M

13. Idiocracy (2006)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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66 Metascore

Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

Votes: 120,585 | Gross: $0.44M

14. Employee of the Month (2004)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack ... See full summary »

Director: Mitch Rouse | Stars: Matt Dillon, Steve Zahn, Christina Applegate, Andrea Bendewald

Votes: 8,784

15. Hugo (2011)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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83 Metascore

In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 268,553 | Gross: $73.86M

16. No Strings Attached (I) (2011)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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50 Metascore

A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes

Votes: 184,906 | Gross: $70.66M

17. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.9
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42 Metascore

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria

Votes: 146,605 | Gross: $177.24M

18. Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass | Stars: Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Judy Greer, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 58,233 | Gross: $4.24M

19. LolliLove (2004)

Not Rated | 64 min | Comedy

6.4
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Mockumentary about a wealthy couple who set out to make a difference in the lives of homeless people by giving each of them a lollipop with a cheery slogan on the wrapper.

Director: Jenna Fischer | Stars: James Gunn, Jenna Fischer, Peter Alton, Sarah Sido

Votes: 1,260

20. Black Swan (2010)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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79 Metascore

A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

Votes: 604,244 | Gross: $106.95M

21. New York, I Love You (2008)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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49 Metascore

Several love stories set in one of the most loved cities of the world, New York City.

Directors: Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman, Bradley Cooper, Hayden Christensen

Votes: 41,607 | Gross: $1.59M

22. The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

R | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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67 Metascore

A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Amara Karan

Votes: 152,378 | Gross: $11.90M

23. My Blueberry Nights (2007)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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52 Metascore

A young lonely woman takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Norah Jones, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Chad R. Davis

Votes: 47,251 | Gross: $0.87M

24. Post Grad (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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35 Metascore

Ryden Malby graduates from college and is forced to move back into her childhood home with her eccentric family, while she attempts to find a job, the right guy, and just a hint of where her life is headed.

Director: Vicky Jenson | Stars: Alexis Bledel, Michael Keaton, Carol Burnett, Zach Gilford

Votes: 12,457 | Gross: $6.37M

25. Fanboys (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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45 Metascore

Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) before its release.

Director: Kyle Newman | Stars: Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Bell, Sam Huntington

Votes: 52,307 | Gross: $0.69M

26. The Big Year (2011)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

6.2
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53 Metascore

Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition.

Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jack Black, Steve Martin, John Cleese

Votes: 37,606 | Gross: $7.20M

27. Monogamy (2010)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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47 Metascore

The strained relationship of an engaged Brooklyn couple, Theo (Chris Messina) and Nat (Rashida Jones). Theo is bored with his job as a wedding photographer-the generic backgrounds, the ... See full summary »

Director: Dana Adam Shapiro | Stars: Chris Messina, Rashida Jones, Meital Dohan, Zak Orth

Votes: 637 | Gross: $0.02M

28. Bachelorette (2012)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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53 Metascore

Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.

Director: Leslye Headland | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, James Marsden

Votes: 40,673 | Gross: $0.45M

29. Everything Must Go (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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65 Metascore

When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.

Director: Dan Rush | Stars: Will Ferrell, Rebecca Hall, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Michael Peña

Votes: 43,887 | Gross: $2.71M

30. Super (I) (2010)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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50 Metascore

After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 66,651 | Gross: $0.32M

31. The Bourne Legacy (2012)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.7
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61 Metascore

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

Director: Tony Gilroy | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Scott Glenn

Votes: 253,692 | Gross: $113.20M

32. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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66 Metascore

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 491,889 | Gross: $262.03M

33. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,081,164 | Gross: $623.36M

34. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

Votes: 215,739 | Gross: $65.42M

35. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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41 Metascore

The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Adrianne Palicki, Byung-hun Lee

Votes: 156,382 | Gross: $122.52M

36. Flight 7500 (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.8
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Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Leslie Bibb, Ryan Kwanten, Amy Smart, Jamie Chung

Votes: 12,719

37. Seeking Justice (2011)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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38 Metascore

After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 41,243 | Gross: $0.04M

38. Twelve (2010)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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22 Metascore

A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Chace Crawford, Emma Roberts, Rory Culkin, Philip Ettinger

Votes: 11,210 | Gross: $0.18M

39. Movie 43 (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

4.3
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18 Metascore

A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 86,965 | Gross: $8.83M

40. Afterschool (2008)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Mystery

6.1
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66 Metascore

An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.

Director: Antonio Campos | Stars: Ezra Miller, Jeremy Allen White, Emory Cohen, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 3,742 | Gross: $0.00M

41. The Speed of Life (2007)

85 min | Drama

7.0
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A young kid escapes life on the streets of New York City by stealing video cameras with his friends and retreating into the footage he's found.

Director: Ed Radtke | Stars: Jeremy Allen White, Peter Appel, Agnes Brenson, Gilbert Cruz

Votes: 95

42. Aquarium (2007)

TV-MA | 17 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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At fifteen, David and his two buddies are the youngest members of the Boston Aquarium Society. The three make their way to a monthly meeting at the New England Aquarium, but David has a secret he is reluctant to share.

Director: Rob Meyer | Stars: Jeremy Allen White, Kaitlin Kiyan, Zachary Brian, Matthew Simpson

Votes: 133

43. The Sessions (2012)

R | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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79 Metascore

A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.

Director: Ben Lewin | Stars: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood

Votes: 38,375 | Gross: $6.00M

44. Dirty Girl (2010)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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37 Metascore

It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.

Director: Abe Sylvia | Stars: Juno Temple, Jeremy Dozier, Milla Jovovich, Zach Lasry

Votes: 9,529 | Gross: $0.05M

45. Bart Got a Room (2008)

R | 80 min | Comedy

5.7
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57 Metascore

While Danny's father and mother independently search for love, Danny is on his own desperate quest to find a prom date. Danny's search becomes progressively more pathetic once he and his family learn that Bart, the school's biggest dweeb, not only secured a date for the prom, but got a hotel room as well.

Director: Brian Hecker | Stars: Steven Kaplan, William H. Macy, Cheryl Hines, Alia Shawkat

Votes: 3,871 | Gross: $0.05M

46. Panic (2000)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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77 Metascore

Alex, a hit man, tries to get out of the family business, but his father won't let him do so. While seeking the help of a therapist, he meets a sexually charged 23-year-old woman with whom he falls in love.

Director: Henry Bromell | Stars: William H. Macy, Neve Campbell, John Ritter, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 7,466 | Gross: $0.78M

47. The Wool Cap (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama

7.2
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The mute superintendent of a ramshackle apartment building, becomes the unwilling guardian of a little girl with an attitude.

Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Ned Beatty, Keke Palmer, Don Rickles

Votes: 1,040

48. Edmond (2005)

R | 82 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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61 Metascore

A fortune-tellers teasing rumination sends Edmond Burke lurching into New York City's hellish underworld.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: William H. Macy, Julia Stiles, Joe Mantegna, Frances Bay

Votes: 10,336 | Gross: $0.13M

49. Dare (2009)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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54 Metascore

A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.

Director: Adam Salky | Stars: Emmy Rossum, Zach Gilford, Ashley Springer, Cady Huffman

Votes: 3,773

50. Hunger (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Stuart Graham, Laine Megaw, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahon

Votes: 57,217 | Gross: $0.15M

51. Shame (2011)

NC-17 | 101 min | Drama

7.2
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72 Metascore

A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Lucy Walters

Votes: 161,293 | Gross: $4.00M

52. Thirteen (2003)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.8
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70 Metascore

A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Vanessa Hudgens

Votes: 72,954 | Gross: $4.60M

53. Submarine (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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76 Metascore

15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.

Director: Richard Ayoade | Stars: Craig Roberts, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine, Noah Taylor

Votes: 74,580 | Gross: $0.47M

54. Bunny and the Bull (2009)

Unrated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A young shut-in takes an imaginary road trip inside his apartment, based on mementos and memories of a European trek from years before.

Director: Paul King | Stars: Edward Hogg, Simon Farnaby, Verónica Echegui, Richard Ayoade

Votes: 4,262

55. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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60 Metascore

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer

Votes: 133,010 | Gross: $216.39M

56. Tiny Furniture (2010)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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72 Metascore

About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life.

Director: Lena Dunham | Stars: Lena Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Grace Dunham, Rachel Howe

Votes: 12,890 | Gross: $0.39M

57. Nobody Walks (2012)

R | 83 min | Drama

5.4
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51 Metascore

A Silver Lake family's relaxed dynamic is tested after they take in a young artist so she can complete her art film.

Director: Ry Russo-Young | Stars: John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt, India Ennenga

Votes: 4,397 | Gross: $0.02M

58. Creative Nonfiction (2009)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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College student Ella is completely focused on her ambiguously romantic relationship with her dorm-mate, Chris. She is so consumed by trying to understand his behavior that she's neglecting ... See full summary »

Director: Lena Dunham | Stars: Richard Brundage, Jeff Cristiani, Grace Dunham, Lena Dunham

Votes: 390

59. Gabi on the Roof in July (2010)

Unrated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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58 Metascore

An ambitious painter on the verge of a big break confronts his moral decay when his idealist, hell-raising, younger sister comes to stay with him in New York City for the summer.

Director: Lawrence Michael Levine | Stars: Sophia Takal, Lawrence Michael Levine, Brooke Bloom, Louis Cancelmi

Votes: 254

60. Cry Funny Happy (2003)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

4.5
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Six characters at a crossroads in their lives come together for a thirtieth birthday party that will change them forever.

Director: Sam Neave | Stars: Tif Luckenbill, Marjan Neshat, Amy Redford, David Robinette

Votes: 102

61. The Hole Story (2005)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

6.0
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An aspiring television producer cashes in his life savings to produce the pilot to a documentary television series, only to find himself in a battle with nature, reality, and his own internal demons. Hilarious and moving in equal measure.

Director: Alex Karpovsky | Star: Alex Karpovsky

Votes: 156

62. Cubby Knowles (2008)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

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Through an on-line website a lovesick long distance runner and recovering cancer patient meet, work out their many gaping problems and find a strange, strange splash of modern romance. A ... See full summary »

Director: Garth Donovan | Stars: Garth Donovan, Alex Karpovsky, Skip Shea, Andrew Bujalski

63. Beeswax (2009)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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69 Metascore

A pair of identical twin sisters -- one, who has been paraplegic since youth and gets around in a wheelchair, and the other -- 'same face, different bodies.'

Director: Andrew Bujalski | Stars: Tilly Hatcher, Maggie Hatcher, Alex Karpovsky, Katy O'Connor

Votes: 681 | Gross: $0.05M

64. Harmony and Me (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy

6.4
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67 Metascore

A physical comedy about yearning

Director: Bob Byington | Stars: Justin Rice, Kevin Corrigan, Pat Healy, Kristen Tucker

Votes: 336

65. Bass Ackwards (2010)

Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.

Director: Linas Phillips | Stars: Linas Phillips, Davie-Blue, Sebastien Scandiuzzi, Jim Fletcher

Votes: 310

66. Lovers of Hate (2010)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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72 Metascore

A dark comedy which follows two brothers who are in love with the same woman.

Director: Bryan Poyser | Stars: Chris Doubek, Heather Kafka, Alex Karpovsky, Zach Green

Votes: 156

67. The GrownUps (2010)

Short, Drama

7.5
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Made by the Arts + Labor team over a single weekend as a part of the 48 Hour Film Project, The GrownUps catches up with two couples as they try to return to normal after a dinner that ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Wehling | Stars: Jourdan Gibson, Alex Karpovsky, Jonny Mars, Briana McKeague

Votes: 19

68. Incredibly Small (2010)

Comedy

7.3
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Two recent college graduates, Anne, an ambitious law student and Amir, an aimless escalator attendant and aspiring sculptor move into a 300 square foot apartment and try to start a life ... See full summary »

Director: Dean Peterson | Stars: Susan Burke, Stephen Gurewitz, Alex Karpovsky, Amy Seimetz

Votes: 91

69. Almost in Love (2011)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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38 Metascore

A love triangle - shot in two single 45 minute takes set eighteen months apart: the first over a sunset, the second a sunrise.

Director: Sam Neave | Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Marjan Neshat, Gary Wilmes, Alan Cumming

Votes: 60

70. Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (2011)

PG | 76 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.2
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63 Metascore

The adventures of lesbian space aliens on the planet Earth, and the story of the romance between Jane, a shy greeting card store employee, and Zoinx, the woman Jane does not realize is from... See full summary »

Director: Madeleine Olnek | Stars: Lisa Haas, Susan Ziegler, Jackie Monahan, Cynthia Kaplan

Votes: 249

71. Wuss (2011)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy

6.9
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72 Metascore

WUSS is the story of a high school teacher who faces constant ridicule after he's repeatedly beaten up by several of his own students. Having nowhere else to turn, he eventually teams up ... See full summary »

Director: Clay Liford | Stars: Nate Rubin, Alicia Anthony, Ryan Anderson, Chris Gardner

Votes: 74

72. Sleepwalk with Me (2012)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy

6.8
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71 Metascore

A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.

Directors: Mike Birbiglia, Seth Barrish | Stars: Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose, James Rebhorn, Carol Kane

Votes: 10,799 | Gross: $2.26M

73. Gayby (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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58 Metascore

Jenn (straight) and Matt (gay) are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, they decide to fulfill a youthful promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way.

Director: Jonathan Lisecki | Stars: Jenn Harris, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Matthew Wilkas, Christian Coulson

Votes: 2,286

74. Rubberneck (2012)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

5.3
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57 Metascore

Paul Harris works at a small research facility on the outskirts of Boston. After a weekend tryst with a co-worker leaves him wanting more, his unreciprocated desires gradually mold into an ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Karpovsky | Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Jaime Ray Newman, Dennis Staroselsky, Amanda Good Hennessey

Votes: 403

75. Marvin Seth and Stanley (2012)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Marvin's estranged sons, Seth and Stanley, return home for a camping trip. As past grudges are exposed, their weekend getaway slowly unfurls.

Director: Stephen Gurewitz | Stars: Marvin Gurewitz, Stephen Gurewitz, Alex Karpovsky

Votes: 33

76. Wisdom Teeth (2013)

109 min | Comedy

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Danny gets kicked out of his college dormitory a month before graduating and moving to LA with his roommate Cameron, where they have secured jobs as writers on a reality TV show. He spends ... See full summary »

Directors: James Benson, Bernardo Britto | Stars: Robert Asch, James Benson, Efrén Hernández, Sarita Jaccard

77. The Open Road (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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47 Metascore

Movie centers on the adult son of a baseball legend who, together with his girlfriend, embarks on a road trip with his estranged father.

Director: Michael Meredith | Stars: Justin Timberlake, Ted Danson, Harry Dean Stanton, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 3,133 | Gross: $0.02M

78. Ted (2012)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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62 Metascore

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale

Votes: 510,142 | Gross: $218.82M

79. Moving McAllister (2007)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.3
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Rick Robinson is a ladder-climbing law intern from Miami with four days until the Bar Exam. Desperate to score points with his boss (McAllister), he commits to a favor he can't afford. He ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Black | Stars: Benjamin Gourley, Mila Kunis, Jon Heder, Rutger Hauer

Votes: 3,474 | Gross: $0.04M

80. After Sex (2007)

Unrated | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Vignettes about eight different couples at varying points in their relationships, each having conversations immediately after having sex.

Director: Eric Amadio | Stars: Marc Blucas, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Emmanuelle Chriqui, James DeBello

Votes: 7,384

81. Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

4.9
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An anthropologist creates a fictitious lost New Guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Jenna Elfman, Natasha Lyonne, Gregory Smith

Votes: 4,784 | Gross: $7.51M

82. Gia (1998 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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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.

Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Faye Dunaway, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mercedes Ruehl

Votes: 34,978

83. Tom Cool (2009)

Comedy

5.9
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After going through 50 jobs, a young man lands a dream gig as a driver for an escort service.

Director: Ron Carlson | Stars: Mila Kunis, Nicki Aycox, Dian Bachar, Priscilla Barnes

Votes: 132