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1.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
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A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down. (119 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
2.
Monkey on My Back (1957)
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The true story of Barney Ross, a World War II hero and champion professional boxer, who became addicted to morphine. (94 mins.)
Director: André De Toth
 
3.
Smithereens (1982)
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A narcissistic runaway engages in a number of parasitic relationships amongst members of New York's waning punk scene. (89 mins.)
Director: Susan Seidelman
 
4.
Tribes (1970 TV Movie)
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A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things. (90 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
5.
Up the Junction (1968)
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Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A... (119 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
 
6.
Wild in the Streets (1968)
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A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers. (97 mins.)
Director: Barry Shear
 
7.
Private Road (1971)
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The childish love story between a young depressive girl and a talented young writer and the first steps into their adult life. (89 mins.)
 
8.
Z (1969)
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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles. (127 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
9.
The Confession (1970)
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Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed... (139 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
10.
The Glitterball (1977)
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Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to its mothership, while the army and a devious petty crook pursue the creature for its wonderful powers. (56 mins.)
Director: Harley Cokliss
 
11.
The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
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Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989. (95 mins.)
Director: Radu Muntean
 
12.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
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A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land. (144 mins.)
Director: Ken Hughes
 
13.
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
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From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters... (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Newman
 
14.
A Cold Night's Death (1973 TV Movie)
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Scientists Culp and Wallach suspect that there is someone other than their research primates inhabiting their polar station. (74 mins.)
 
15.
The Ruling Class (1972)
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A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other, somewhat more respectable, members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensue. (154 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
 
16.
The Mind Benders (1963)
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A dedicated British scientist tests the possibility of brainwashing. If the experiment succeeds, he will stop loving his wife. (109 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
 
17.
The Dirtiest Girl I Ever Met (1970)
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A naive couple leave their small town for success in London's adult entertainment culture. (102 mins.)
Director: Pete Walker
 
18.
Twins of Evil (1971)
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A religious sect led by Gustav Weil hunts all women suspected of witchcraft, killing a number of innocent victims. Young Katy, Gustav's niece, will involve herself in a devilish cult, and become an instrument of Justice in the region. (87 mins.)
Director: John Hough
 
19.
ITV Playhouse (1967 TV Series)
Episode: Casting the Runes (1979)
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Like NIGHT OF THE DEMON, this adaptation is based only very loosely based on the original ghost story by M.R. James. However, it does feature eerie scenic views and is directed by Lawrence "Ghost Story For Christmas" Gordon Clark
 
20.
Scum (1979)
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An uncompromising story of life in a British juvenile offender institution in the 70's. (98 mins.)
Director: Alan Clarke
 
21.
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
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A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust. (117 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
22.
My Sweet Little Village (1985)
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Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik,... (98 mins.)
Director: Jirí Menzel
 
23.
The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972)
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A mysterious, very old solicitor Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen and her young children in her squalid... (99 mins.)
Director: Lionel Jeffries
 
24.
What's Good for the Goose (1969)
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A middle aged banker picks up two young free minded women on his way to a banker's convention and falls head over heels for one of them. (105 mins.)
Director: Menahem Golan
 
25.
Love and Doves (1985)
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Injured on the job Vasily Kuzyakin gets a ticket to the resort. There he meets femme fatale Raisa Zakharovna, and once under the charm, moves to live with her. Unfortunately, a new life is not all that sweet as dreamed hapless Vasily. (107 mins.)
 
26.
Ironiya sudby, ili S legkim parom! (1975 Mini-Series)
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A group of old friends have a tradition of going to a public bathing house on New Years eve. Incidentally... (192 mins.)
Director: Eldar Ryazanov
 
27.
Office Romance (1977)
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Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman... (159 mins.)
Director: Eldar Ryazanov
 
28.
Afonya (1975)
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The 1975 film by Georgi Daneliya "Afonya" was an unexpected commercial hit in USSR. The main character Borshev A.N... (92 mins.)
 
29.
A Forgotten Tune for the Flute (1987)
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A flutist in the forgotten past, at present the husband of a "big man's" daughter and head of one of... (134 mins.)
Director: Eldar Ryazanov
 
30.
Four Sided Triangle (1953)
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Bill and Robin, helped by their childhood friend, Lena, develop a "reproducer" which can exactly duplicate any object... (81 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
31.
It Can't Be! (1975)
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The movie includes three diffirent skits, including different actors. The first skit is about a store owner who steals goods from himself... (100 mins.)
Director: Leonid Gayday
 
32.
The Brotherhood of the Bell (1970 TV Movie)
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A successful professor has his life disrupted by a secret from his past - in his college days he became a member of a powerful secret society, and now the society has a job for him. (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
 
33.
The War Game (1965 Documentary)
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The War Game is a fictional, worst-case-scenario docu-drama about nuclear war and its aftermath in and around a typical English city... (48 mins.)
Director: Peter Watkins
 
34.
The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
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Follows the lives of heroin addicts who frequent "Needle Park" in New York City. (110 mins.)
 
35.
The Borgia Stick (1967 TV Movie)
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A suburban couple discovers that they are pawns for a powerful crime syndicate. They try to break away from the cartel and go legitimate, but the syndicate doesn't want to give them up so easily. (120 mins.)
 
36.
Morgan! (1966)
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After his wife leaves him for his former best friend, a failed London artist begins his descent into madness into trying to win her back. (97 mins.)
Director: Karel Reisz
 
37.
Charly (1968)
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An intellectually disabled man undergoes an experiment that gives him the intelligence of a genius. (103 mins.)
Director: Ralph Nelson
 
38.
Demon Seed (1977)
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A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife. (94 mins.)
Director: Donald Cammell
 
39.
Joanna (1968)
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A provincial girl is entangled in the mod morality of London. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Sarne
 
40.
Mr. Freedom (1968)
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Mr. Freedom is an all-American superhero that destroys everyone who even remotely disagrees with imperialism. The film accounts his latest assignment to save France from being taken over by the commies. (95 mins.)
Director: William Klein
 
41.
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
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A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem. (108 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
42.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
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Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
43.
Goodbye Gemini (1970)
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Unnaturally close, jet-setting twins become enmeshed in the Swinging London scene, where their relationship is strained after they befriend a predatory hustler and his girlfriend. (89 mins.)
Director: Alan Gibson
 
44.
Secret Ceremony (1968)
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A penniless woman meets a strange girl who insists she is her long-lost mother, and becomes enmeshed in a web of deception, and perhaps madness, in this powerful psychological thriller. (109 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
45.
Executive Action (1973)
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Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop. (91 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
46.
Seven Days in May (1964)
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United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack. (118 mins.)
 
47.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)
 
48.
Papillon (1973)
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A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape. (151 mins.)
 
49.
The Pocket Lover (1978)
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"The Pocket Lover" tells the story of Julien, a 15 year-old boy who falls in love with an older woman... (95 mins.)
 
50.
Radio On (1979)
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Set in 1970's Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother's death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of odd people. (104 mins.)
 
51.
Harold and Maude (1971)
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. (91 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
52.
Life Is Sweet (1990)
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A waitress, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London. (103 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
53.
Naked (1993)
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Parallel tales of two sexually obsessed men, one hurting and annoying women physically and mentally, one wandering around the city talking to strangers and experiencing dimensions of life. (132 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
54.
Career Girls (1997)
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2 young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier. (83 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
55.
High Hopes (1988)
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Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful... (108 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
56.
Bronco Bullfrog (1970)
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Del and his friends agree to take part in a robbery with a boy fresh from the borstal. When Del falls in love with Irene they decide to run away from their nagging parents - and the law. (86 mins.)
 
57.
Smashing Time (1967)
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Two young women arrive in London to make it big in show business, and become corrupted by money and fame in the process. (96 mins.)
Director: Desmond Davis
 
58.
To Sir, with Love (1967)
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Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End. (105 mins.)
Director: James Clavell
 
59.
Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1968)
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This comedy / drama film follows the sexual exploits of teenager Jamie McGregor and the permissive society of the 60's. (96 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
60.
Young Soul Rebels (1991)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Isaac Julien
 
61.
Kes (1969)
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A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon. (111 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Loach
 
62.
All the Right Noises (1971)
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A married man with two small children has an affair with a young teenage girl (92 mins.)
Director: Gerry O'Hara
 
63.
The Organization (1971)
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In San Francisco, Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs helps a group of idealistic vigilantes expose a drug ring controlled by powerful businessmen. (106 mins.)
Director: Don Medford
 
64.
A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
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During the Cold War, the British and Soviet intelligence services attempt to out-fox one another using the homesick double-agent Krasnevin as pawn in the complex spy-game. (107 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
65.
The Conversation (1974)
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A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered. (113 mins.)
 
66.
Marathon Man (1976)
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A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent. (125 mins.)
 
67.
Telefon (1977)
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A Russian officer is sent to USA to try and stop sleeper agents who will mindlessly attack government entities when they hear certain coded words. (102 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
68.
The Boys from Brazil (1978)
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A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich. (125 mins.)
 
69.
Coma (1978)
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When a young female doctor notices an unnatural amount of comas occurring in her hospital she uncovers a horrible conspiracy. (113 mins.)
 
70.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
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In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion. (115 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
71.
JFK (1991)
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New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. (189 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
72.
Empire of the Sun (1987)
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A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (153 mins.)
 
73.
Four Days in September (1997)
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Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties... (110 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
74.
Between Two Worlds (1944)
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Passengers on an ocean liner can't recall how they got on board or where they are going yet, oddly enough, it soon becomes apparent that they all have something in common. (112 mins.)
Director: Edward A. Blatt
 
75.
The Domino Principle (1977)
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A Vietnam War veteran, imprisoned for murder, is offered his freedom if he accepts to undertake a contract killing for a shady organization. (100 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
76.
Christiane F. (1981)
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This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F... (138 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Edel