Sundance 2012

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1. The Comedy (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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46 Metascore

Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity and irreverence.

Director: Rick Alverson | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, James Murphy, Jeffrey Jensen

Votes: 3,901 | Gross: $0.04M

2. The End of Love (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

6.0
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56 Metascore

When the mother of his infant son unexpectedly passes away, struggling actor Mark grapples with fatherhood and his inability to grow up. And when he sparks with a single mother, he learns how his choices have real-life consequences.

Director: Mark Webber | Stars: Mark Webber, Alia Shawkat, Shannyn Sossamon, Issac Love

Votes: 1,510 | Gross: $0.01M

3. Filly Brown (2012)

R | 80 min | Drama, Music

5.7
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57 Metascore

A promising hip-hop rhymer from Los Angeles finds herself in a gray area when a record producer offers her a compromising shot at stardom.

Directors: Youssef Delara, Michael D. Olmos | Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Jenni Rivera, Lou Diamond Phillips, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 966 | Gross: $2.83M

4. The First Time (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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55 Metascore

A shy senior and a down-to-earth junior fall in love over one weekend.

Director: Jon Kasdan | Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Britt Robertson, Victoria Justice, James Frecheville

Votes: 56,533 | Gross: $0.02M

5. For Ellen (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

6.0
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61 Metascore

A struggling musician takes an overnight long-distance drive in order to fight his estranged wife for custody of their young daughter.

Director: So Yong Kim | Stars: Paul Dano, Margarita Levieva, Jon Heder, Jena Malone

Votes: 1,653 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Hello I Must Be Going (2012)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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62 Metascore

Circumstances force a young divorcée to move back in with her parents in suburban Connecticut, where an affair with a younger guy rejuvenates her passion for life

Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Christopher Abbott, Blythe Danner, John Rubinstein

Votes: 5,052 | Gross: $0.11M

7. Keep the Lights On (2012)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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79 Metascore

In Manhattan, film-maker Erik bonds with closeted lawyer Paul after a fling. As their relationship becomes one fueled by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries while being true to himself.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth, Julianne Nicholson, Souleymane Sy Savane

Votes: 4,475 | Gross: $0.25M

8. LUV (2012)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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52 Metascore

An 11-year-old boy gets a crash course in what it means to be a man when he spends a day with the ex-convict uncle he idolizes.

Director: Sheldon Candis | Stars: Common, Michael Rainey Jr., Dennis Haysbert, Danny Glover

Votes: 1,861 | Gross: $0.14M

9. Middle of Nowhere (2012)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.5
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75 Metascore

When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Lorraine Toussaint, Edwina Findley Dickerson

Votes: 1,222 | Gross: $0.08M

10. 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: 4,384 | Gross: $0.02M

11. Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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72 Metascore

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel.

Director: Colin Trevorrow | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson, Karan Soni

Votes: 107,215 | Gross: $4.01M

12. Save the Date (I) (2012)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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54 Metascore

Sarah begins to confront her shortcomings after she rejects her boyfriend's hasty proposal and soon finds herself in a rebound romance. Meanwhile, her sister Beth is immersed in the details of her wedding.

Director: Michael Mohan | Stars: Lizzy Caplan, Alison Brie, Mark Webber, Geoffrey Arend

Votes: 6,290 | Gross: $0.00M

13. Simon Killer (2012)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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63 Metascore

A recent college graduate flees to Paris after a break-up, where his involvement with a prostitute begins to reveal a potentially dark recent past.

Director: Antonio Campos | Stars: Brady Corbet, Mati Diop, Lila Salet, Michaël Abiteboul

Votes: 3,447 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Smashed (2012)

R | 81 min | Drama

6.8
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71 Metascore

A married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of alcohol gets their relationship put to the test when the wife decides to get sober.

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally

Votes: 14,789 | Gross: $0.38M

15. 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: 38,235 | Gross: $6.00M

16. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

R | 91 min | Documentary

7.6
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81 Metascore

A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government.

Director: Alison Klayman | Stars: Ai Weiwei, Dan Ai, Lao Ai, Lee Ambrozy

Votes: 3,738 | Gross: $0.49M

17. The Atomic States of America (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History, News

6.3
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A documentary on growing up in Shirley, Long Island -- a nuclear-reactor community.

Directors: Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce | Stars: Michelle Catts, Kelly McMasters

Votes: 261

18. Chasing Ice (2012)

PG-13 | 75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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75 Metascore

Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.

Director: Jeff Orlowski | Stars: James Balog, Svavar Jónatansson, Louie Psihoyos, Kitty Boone

Votes: 7,038 | Gross: $1.33M

19. Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, News

7.2
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67 Metascore

An investigative documentary that uncovers the U.S. healthcare system's true design.

Directors: Susan Froemke, Matthew Heineman | Stars: Clive Alonzo, Don Berwick, Elizabeth Blackburn, Krystal Bracy

Votes: 460 | Gross: $0.10M

20. A Place at the Table (2012)

PG | 84 min | Documentary

6.9
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68 Metascore

A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.

Directors: Kristi Jacobson, Lori Silverbush | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tom Colicchio, Ken Cook, Mariana Chilton

Votes: 1,028 | Gross: $0.23M

21. Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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74 Metascore

A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Directors: Matthew Akers, Jeff Dupre | Stars: Marina Abramovic, Ulay, Klaus Biesenbach, David Balliano

Votes: 4,814 | Gross: $0.09M

22. Me at the Zoo (2012)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

5.6
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Chris Crocker is a video blogger from a small town in Tennessee. The film traces a line through a tapestry of web comments, response videos, fans, and haters to map the controversial rise of an Internet folk hero.

Directors: Chris Moukarbel, Valerie Veatch | Stars: Glenn Beck, Beyoncé, Sean Combs, Chris Crocker

Votes: 310

23. The Other Dream Team (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

8.4
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69 Metascore

The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

Director: Marius A. Markevicius | Stars: Sarunas Marciulionis, Arvydas Sabonis, Rimas Kurtinaitis, Jonas Valanciunas

Votes: 3,217 | Gross: $0.13M

24. Slavery by Another Name (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.

Director: Samuel D. Pollard | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Turron Kofi Alleyne, Douglas A. Blackmon, Mary Ellen Curtin

Votes: 114

25. Ctyri slunce (2012)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna, his son from the first marriage. He did not get married ... See full summary »

Director: Bohdan Sláma | Stars: Jaroslav Plesl, Anna Geislerová, Karel Roden, Jirí Mádl

Votes: 256

26. Momoiro sora o (2011)

113 min | Drama

6.6
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High school student Izumi Kawashima, whose daily routine is rating newspaper articles, finds a wallet containing a large sum of cash. Instead of returning the wallet to its owner, Izumi ... See full summary »

Director: Keiichi Kobayashi | Stars: Ai Ikeda, Ena Koshino, Reiko Fujiwara, Tsubasa Takayama

Votes: 136

27. 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: 40,358 | Gross: $0.45M

28. 2 Days in New York (2012)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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61 Metascore

Manhattan couple Marion and Mingus, who each have children from prior relationships, find their comfortable family dynamic jostled by a visit from Marion's relatives.

Director: Julie Delpy | Stars: Julie Delpy, Chris Rock, Albert Delpy, Alexia Landeau

Votes: 12,758 | Gross: $0.63M

29. Arbitrage (2012)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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73 Metascore

A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

Director: Nicholas Jarecki | Stars: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Brit Marling, Tim Roth

Votes: 44,601 | Gross: $7.92M

30. California Solo (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

6.3
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62 Metascore

A former Britpop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years. His efforts to stay in the U.S. force him to confront the past and current demons in his life.

Director: Marshall Lewy | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Alexia Rasmussen, Kathleen Wilhoite, A Martinez

Votes: 932 | Gross: $0.02M

31. 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: 26,173 | Gross: $3.09M

32. 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: 14,348 | Gross: $1.24M

33. Goats (2012)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.9
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38 Metascore

As Ellis prepares to leave Tucson for his freshman year at an East Coast prep school, he also faces separating from his flaky, new age mother and the only real father he has ever known: Goat Man.

Director: Christopher Neil | Stars: David Duchovny, Vera Farmiga, Graham Phillips, Justin Kirk

Votes: 4,558

34. Lay the Favorite (2012)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.8
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38 Metascore

Ex-private dancer Beth aspires to be a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, when she falls in with Dink, a sports gambler. Sparks fly as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy--much to the ire of Dink's wife, Tulip.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Votes: 9,645 | Gross: $0.02M

35. Liberal Arts (2012)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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55 Metascore

When 30-something Jesse returns to his alma mater for a professor's retirement party, he falls for Zibby, a college student, and is faced with a powerful attraction that springs up between them.

Director: Josh Radnor | Stars: Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Zac Efron, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 31,886 | Gross: $0.32M

36. Price Check (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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67 Metascore

Peter, a family man who works for a failing supermarket chain finds his life shaken up by his new boss, Susan, who starts to groom him for an executive position. Money and opportunities are within his grasp, but at what price?

Director: Michael Walker | Stars: Parker Posey, Eric Mabius, Annie Parisse, Matt Servitto

Votes: 1,972 | Gross: $0.01M

37. Red Hook Summer (2012)

R | 121 min | Drama

5.0
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48 Metascore

A middle-class boy from Atlanta finds his worldview changed as he spends the summer with his deeply religious grandfather in the housing projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Jules Brown, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Toni Lysaith, Limary Agosto

Votes: 1,349 | Gross: $0.34M

38. Red Lights (2012)

R | 114 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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36 Metascore

Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.

Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen

Votes: 52,105 | Gross: $0.05M

39. Robot & Frank (2012)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

Director: Jake Schreier | Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, Liv Tyler

Votes: 56,131 | Gross: $3.33M

40. Shadow Dancer (2012)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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71 Metascore

Set in 1990s Belfast, an active member of the IRA becomes an informant for MI5 in order to protect her son's welfare.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, Gillian Anderson, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 10,779 | Gross: $0.10M

41. The Words (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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37 Metascore

A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work.

Directors: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana

Votes: 65,497 | Gross: $11.49M

42. About Face: Supermodels Then and Now (2012)

75 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.7
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'About Face' explores beauty and aging through the stories of the original supermodels: women, now between fifty and eighty years old, whose images defined our sense of beauty over the last... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Stars: Carmen Dell'Orefice, Isabella Rossellini, Jerry Hall, Christie Brinkley

Votes: 458

43. The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia (2012)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Successful leaders reflect on their Dyslexic experiences, as a high school senior must overcome the challenges of Dyslexia to achieve his dream of getting into a competitive college.

Director: James Redford | Stars: David Boies, Richard Branson, Sheree Carter-Galvan, Toby Cosgrove

Votes: 72

44. Ethel (2012)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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A documentary on Ethel Kennedy that provides an insider's view of a political dynasty, including her life with Robert F. Kennedy and the years following his death when she raised their eleven children on her own.

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Ethel Kennedy, Rory Kennedy, Ralph Bunche, Fidel Castro

Votes: 536

45. A Fierce Green Fire (2012)

TV-G | 101 min | Documentary

6.7
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52 Metascore

An exploration of the environmental movement - grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change.

Director: Mark Kitchell | Stars: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Isabel Allende

Votes: 174 | Gross: $0.03M

46. Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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66 Metascore

A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence.

Directors: Ice-T, Andy Baybutt | Stars: Ice-T, Dr. Dre, Chuck D, Snoop Dogg

Votes: 3,123 | Gross: $0.29M

47. Corpo celeste (2011)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

6.7
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65 Metascore

Thirteen year-old Marta has recently moved back to southern Italy with her mother and older sister and struggles to find her place, restlessly testing the boundaries of an unfamiliar city and the catechism of the Catholic church.

Director: Alice Rohrwacher | Stars: Yle Vianello, Salvatore Cantalupo, Pasqualina Scuncia, Anita Caprioli

Votes: 742 | Gross: $0.01M

48. La guerre est déclarée (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.0
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73 Metascore

When their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumor, young parents Roméo and Juliette unite in the fight for his survival.

Director: Valérie Donzelli | Stars: Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm, César Desseix, Gabriel Elkaïm

Votes: 4,501 | Gross: $0.05M

49. Elena (2011)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

7.3
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87 Metascore

When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan ...

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Nadezhda Markina, Andrey Smirnov, Aleksey Rozin, Elena Lyadova

Votes: 9,745 | Gross: $0.02M

50. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

Votes: 17,153 | Gross: $2.01M

51. O le tulafale (2011)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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Saili, an unassuming villager & taro farmer, lives happily with his beautiful wife Vaaiga and her teenage daughter Litia. Their existence, whilst happy and peaceful; is unconventional. ... See full summary »

Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Fa'afiaula Sanote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia, Ioata Tanielu

Votes: 272

52. The Raid: Redemption (2011)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.

Director: Gareth Evans | Stars: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy, Donny Alamsyah

Votes: 162,469 | Gross: $4.11M

53. Et maintenant on va où? (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf, Layla Hakim

Votes: 9,006 | Gross: $0.53M

54. Wuthering Heights (2011)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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70 Metascore

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, James Howson, Solomon Glave, Shannon Beer

Votes: 7,854 | Gross: $0.10M

55. Your Sister's Sister (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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72 Metascore

Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.

Director: Lynn Shelton | Stars: Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mike Birbiglia

Votes: 23,430 | Gross: $1.57M

56. Black Rock (2012)

R | 83 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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46 Metascore

Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls' weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival.

Director: Katie Aselton | Stars: Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth, Will Bouvier

Votes: 7,069

57. Excision (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama, Horror

6.1
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A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother.

Director: Richard Bates Jr. | Stars: AnnaLynne McCord, Roger Bart, Ariel Winter, Traci Lords

Votes: 17,432

58. Grabbers (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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62 Metascore

When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive.

Director: Jon Wright | Stars: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Lalor Roddy

Votes: 14,681

59. Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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72 Metascore

On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. Documenting this once in a life time performance and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision.

Directors: Will Lovelace, Dylan Southern | Stars: James Murphy, Chuck Klosterman, Keith Wood, Nancy Whang

Votes: 2,350 | Gross: $0.51M

60. Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.3
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40 Metascore

Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course. In order to make the money back, they then attempt to revitalize a failing shopping mall.

Directors: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Robert Loggia, Will Ferrell

Votes: 8,534 | Gross: $0.20M

61. V/H/S (2012)

R | 116 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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55 Metascore

When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard | Stars: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman

Votes: 49,273 | Gross: $0.10M

62. Compliance (2012)

R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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68 Metascore

A normal Friday service at a fast food restaurant becomes interrupted by a police officer who claims an employee stole from a customer, but something more sinister is going on.

Director: Craig Zobel | Stars: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy, Bill Camp

Votes: 26,874 | Gross: $0.32M

63. I Am Not a Hipster (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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53 Metascore

Based in San Diego's indie music and art scene, exploring what it means to be creative in the face of tragedy.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton | Stars: Dominic Bogart, Alvaro Orlando, Tammy Minoff, Lauren Coleman

Votes: 1,386

64. Mosquita y Mari (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

6.2
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66 Metascore

After being assigned as study partners, two Chicana high schoolers find a bond that confuses them at times.

Director: Aurora Guerrero | Stars: Fenessa Pineda, Venecia Troncoso, Joaquín Garrido, Laura Patalano

Votes: 681

65. My Best Day (2012)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy

5.2
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Karen's life as a small town receptionist is turned upside down when the father she never knew calls for a refrigerator repair. Karen sets out to investigate, dragging along her friend ... See full summary »

Director: Erin Greenwell | Stars: Rachel Style, Ashlie Atkinson, Robert Salerno, Jo Armeniox

Votes: 167

66. Pursuit of Loneliness (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.2
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An elderly patient dies in a county hospital leaving no known next of kin. Over the course of the next twenty-four hours, we chart the efforts of four central characters in finding a family... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Thrush | Stars: Joy Hillie, Suzanne Faha, John Magginetti, Monique Flores

Votes: 26

67. 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: 10,757 | Gross: $2.26M

68. That's What She Said (I) (2012)

R | 84 min | Comedy

3.8
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22 Metascore

Bebe and DeeDee, best friends with different relationship problems, embark on a New York City misadventure with their new acquaintance, Clementine.

Director: Carrie Preston | Stars: Anne Heche, Marcia DeBonis, Alia Shawkat, William Jackson Harper

Votes: 555

69. 28 Hotel Rooms (2012)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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50 Metascore

A novelist and an accountant meet while they are traveling for work, and though they both are in relationships, their one-night stand could become something more.

Director: Matt Ross | Stars: Marin Ireland, Chris Messina, Robert Deamer, Marine Buton

Votes: 2,574 | Gross: $0.02M

70. Bestiaire (2012)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

6.6
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71 Metascore

Along the rhythm of the seasons, beasts and humans regard each other. 'Bestiary' unfolds like a picture book about mutual observation. A contemplation of a stable imbalance, and of loose, tranquil and indefinable elements.

Director: Denis Côté

Votes: 337 | Gross: $0.00M

71. An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012)

84 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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74 Metascore

A quixotic artist hypothesizes about why he feels bad when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what's the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Nance | Stars: Alisa Becher, Jc Cain, Dexter Jones, Namik Minter

Votes: 495 | Gross: $0.07M

72. The Perception of Moving Targets (2012)

81 min | Drama

7.7
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A segmenting gaze into the private lives and emotional horror of four neighbors.

Director: Weston Currie | Stars: Cherie Blackfeather, Jin Camou, Gerald Casey, Erin Gwynn

Votes: 23

73. Room 237 (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

6.2
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80 Metascore

An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining (1980).

Director: Rodney Ascher | Stars: Bill Blakemore, Geoffrey Cocks, Juli Kearns, John Fell Ryan

Votes: 18,371 | Gross: $0.26M

74. '92 Skybox Alonzo Mourning Rookie Card (2012)

12 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Jim and Dave are brothers. They haven't spoken in years and don't like each other very much, but are forced to come together for a week when their dad dies in Kansas City. Alonzo Mourning ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Sklar | Stars: Hari Leigh, James Pumphrey, Alex Rennie

Votes: 191

75. Jallaabasho shabaq la'aan (2012)

17 min | Short, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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Pirates in Somalia, from the perspective of the pirates.

Director: Cutter Hodierne | Stars: Abdikani Muktar, Abu Bakr Mirre, Ali Daudi Osman, Abdulkadir Hassan

Votes: 161

76. The Fort (I) (2011)

12 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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On a rainy day, a young boy builds a fort in the woods when a man appears and offers to help.

Director: Andrew Renzi | Stars: Jake Weber, Kyle Catlett, Maria Dizzia

Votes: 33

77. Fourplay: Tampa (2011)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Satisfaction is hard to find in a Florida mall bathroom. A Chaplinesque gang-bang farce.

Director: Kyle Henry | Stars: Jose Villarreal, Carlos Treviño, Paul Soileau, Sammy DeSilva

Votes: 17

78. Hellion (2012)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Little seven-year old, Petey, falls prey to his older brothers' hellion ways.

Director: Kat Candler | Stars: Deke Garner, Karinne Berstis, Arthur Dale, Tommy Hohl

Votes: 94

79. Henley (2011)

11 min | Short

7.4
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Meet 9 year old Ted Henley, budding motel manager and roadkill entrepreneur.

Director: Craig William Macneill | Stars: Hale Lytle, James Vidos, Susan Misner, James Matthew Ryan

Votes: 105

80. L Train (2011)

10 min | Short, Drama

8.7
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L TRAIN is the story of Sunny, a teenaged African American girl. Her commute through an inner city Chicago winter reinforces a negativity in her, until one day an encounter with a young ... See full summary »

Director: Anna Musso | Stars: Khadijah Davis, Natalie Davis, Brenda Barrie, Nadirah Bost

Votes: 20

81. Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke (2012)

10 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

7.4
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'Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke' A modern Miami adaptation of the 1962 French short film 'La Jetee', the film recounts Luke's (Uncle Luke, legendary rapper from the hip-hop group 2 ... See full summary »

Directors: Lucas Leyva, Jillian Mayer | Stars: Shira Abergel, Luther Campbell, Nick Ducassi, Orlando Estrada

Votes: 29

82. Ok Breathe Auralee (2012)

16 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Take a journey with a baby-crazed young lady.

Director: Brooke Swaney | Stars: Nathaniel Arcand, Kendra Mylnechuk, Peter O'Leary

Votes: 9

83. Rolling on the Floor Laughing (2011)

19 min | Short, Drama

7.7
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Two grown brothers return home for their widowed mother's birthday, only to find themselves competing with a strange man for her affection.

Director: Russell Harbaugh | Stars: Christopher Ryan Grant, Jack Hayflick, Grace Heid, Phoebe Koehler-Derrick

Votes: 22

84. The Thing (II) (2011)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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There's something missing in Tristan and Zooey's relationship. Zooey has spent weeks planning a road trip to a mysterious roadside attraction known as 'The Thing' in the hopes that she and ... See full summary »

Director: Rhys Ernst | Stars: Ruthie Doyle, Hilt Trollsplinter, Chevy Corriveau, Tom Demar

Votes: 14

85. Una Hora Por Favora (2011)

13 min | Short, Comedy

6.5
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A woman hires a day laborer for an hour and gets more than she bargained for.

Director: Jill Soloway | Stars: Michaela Watkins, Wilmer Valderrama, Pedro Juarez, Audrey Ellis Fox

Votes: 51

86. Aquadettes (2011)

11 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.6
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The Aquadettes are a group of elderly synchronized swimmers from Leisure World, a retirement community nestled in Orange County, California, who regular practice routines and new water ... See full summary »

Directors: Drea Cooper, Zackary Canepari

Votes: 25

87. The Debutante Hunters (2013)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.5
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In the Lowcountry of South Carolina a group of true Southern belles reveal their more rugged side, providing a glimpse into what drives them to hunt in the wild.

Director: Maria White

Votes: 26

88. Family Nightmare (2011)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

6.8
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A dizzy trip through the mid-1990s with a dysfunctional American family. Reliving a distracted child's birthday party, an emotionless wedding, a Halloween in a garage and a Christmas marked... See full summary »

Director: Dustin Guy Defa

Votes: 18

89. Meaning of Robots (2012)

4 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.3
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Mike Sullivan has been shooting a stop-motion robot sex film in his apartment for the past 10 years. Now his miniature robot porn stars are threatening to squeeze him out of the space he needs to shoot his epic.

Director: Matt Lenski

Votes: 30

90. The Movement: One Man Joins an Uprising (2011)

40 min | Documentary, Sport

9.2
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In 2004 Rick Finkelstein was paralyzed in a ski accident on Aspen Mountain. With a severed spine and severe internal trauma, he wasn't expected to live. Six years, nine surgeries, and a ... See full summary »

Directors: Greg Hamilton, Kurt Miller | Stars: Matt Feeney, Jim Martinson, Mike May, Traci Anne Taylor

Votes: 23

91. Odysseus' Gambit (2011)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

8.4
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A Cambodian immigrant plays chess in the heart of New York with the hopes of finding a better position on the board of life.

Director: Àlex Lora | Star: Saravuth Inn

Votes: 62

92. The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan's recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins.

Director: Lucy Walker

Votes: 284

93. Dr Breakfast (2012)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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One day at breakfast, a man's soul bursts out of his eyeball. While the soul roams the earth eating everything in sight, two wild deer bathe, clothe, and feed the man's catatonic body. A ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen P. Neary | Stars: Robin Arnott, Vadim Bazhanov, Stephen P. Neary, Chris Siemasko

Votes: 19

94. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011)

23 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.6
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Don Hertzfeldt closes his trilogy as Bill struggles to piece together his shattering psyche.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Sara Cushman, Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 1,686

95. Night Hunter (2011)

16 min | Animation, Short, Drama

6.4
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In this handmade film, composed of more than four thousand collages and shot in 35mm color, the actress Lillian Gish is seamlessly appropriated from silent-era cinema and plunged into a new... See full summary »

Director: Stacey Steers | Star: Lillian Gish

Votes: 9

96. Once It Started It Could Not End Otherwise (2011)

8 min | Animation, Short, History

6.2
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Once it started it could not end otherwise recounts terrifying and strange happenings that descend on a 1970s high school.

Director: Kelly Sears

Votes: 29

97. Barbie Blues (2011)

18 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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When Mika, a suburban teenager teenager finds a disturbing creature in her swimming pool she asks her neighbor Gershon for help. What starts off as a friendly encounter between two ... See full summary »

Director: Adi Kutner | Stars: Dvir Benedek, Meyrav Feldman

Votes: 15

98. Bear (I) (2011)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Follows the continuing adventures of Jack, who always takes things too far. This time he is organizing a surprise for his girlfriend, with unintended consequences.

Director: Nash Edgerton | Stars: Nash Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Warwick Thornton

Votes: 780

99. Opowiesci z chlodni (2011)

26 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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Two supermarket workers under the pressure of the boss have to mobilize themselves. They have only two days to find a goal in life. They decide to participate in the TV program "The unhappiest person of the month".

Director: Grzegorz Jaroszuk | Stars: Piotr Trojan, Andrzej Walden, Justyna Wasilewska, Piotr Zurawski

Votes: 71

100. El somriure amagat (2011)

13 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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Following a 10-year-old kid who arrives at the Ethiopian capital after escaping from his home and his misfortunes to integrate into a street children group, The Hidden Smile constructs a ... See full summary »

Director: Ventura Durall

Votes: 14