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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Votes: 481,326 | Gross: $56.95M

2. 2010 (1984)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban

Votes: 44,137 | Gross: $40.20M

3. VH1 Rock Docs: Lords of the Revolution (2009)
Episode: Timothy Leary (2009)

Documentary, Biography

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Star: Richard Belzer

4. Dr. Timothy Leary (1979 Video)

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Director: Timothy Leary

5. Everyman (1977– )
Episode: Famous Last Words: Dr. Timothy Leary (1986)

Documentary

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Director: Patti Steeples | Stars: Peter France, Timothy Leary

6. Timothy Leary's Dead (1996)

R | 80 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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Journalizing his final year before dying of cancer in May 1996, this documentary takes a sentimental walk down memory-lane to honor a man whose place in history is surely guaranteed. ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Davids | Stars: Todd Mills, Mark Bernheimer, Michael Bowen, Ram Dass

Votes: 114

7. Flashbacks (1990)

Documentary, Short

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Directors: Jeff Scheftel, Andrew Thomas | Stars: Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary, G. Gordon Liddy

8. Mindwalk (1990)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.6
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A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in ... See full summary »

Director: Bernt Amadeus Capra | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Sam Waterston, John Heard, Ione Skye

Votes: 2,511 | Gross: $0.77M

9. Altered States (1980)

R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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58 Metascore

A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid

Votes: 26,383 | Gross: $19.85M

10. Pi (1998)

R | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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72 Metascore

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Votes: 152,951 | Gross: $3.22M

11. Sphere (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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35 Metascore

A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote

Votes: 88,258 | Gross: $37.02M

12. Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer (2004)

91 min | Documentary

5.5
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32 Metascore

History, speculation, experimental footage, and even animation is all used to explore the impact of Carlos Castaneda's teachings of perceiving non-ordinary reality.

Director: Ralph Torjan | Stars: Carlos Castaneda, Peter Coyote, Robert J. Feldman, Ron Goldstein

Votes: 71 | Gross: $0.09M

13. Masters of Darkness (2002– )
Episode: Aleister Crowley: The Wickedest Man in the World (2002)

50 min | Documentary

7.0
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Famous for his occult writings, founder of the religion of Thelema, which became adopted by the Ordo Templis Orientis (O.T.O.) as well as the magical order Argenteum Astrum, the Order of the Silver Star.

Director: Neil Rawles | Stars: Brian Cox, Aleister Crowley, Gavin Baddeley, Colin Wilson

Votes: 143

14. The Adventure of a Worm: A Short Tribute to Mr. Aleister Crowley, the Magus (2008 Video)

4 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Richard Pecha

15. Monitor (1958– )
Episode: Duke Ellington/Aldous Huxley/Cilli Wang (1958)

Documentary

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Stars: Huw Wheldon, Duke Ellington, Humphrey Lyttelton, John Dankworth

16. Un siècle d'écrivains (1995– )
Episode: Aldous Huxley, un visionnaire aux portes de la perception (2000)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Béatrice Limare | Stars: Aldous Huxley, Bernard Rapp

17. Aldous Huxley: The Gravity of Light (1996)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary

5.7
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Aldous Huxley: The Gravity Of Light incorporates rare archival footage, computer rendered 3D animation, speculative fictions, and selections from his essays. The film begins by reflecting ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Hockenhull | Stars: Jean Houston, Judy Klassen, David Odhiambo

Votes: 78

18. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Votes: 228,487 | Gross: $10.68M

19. The Trip (II) (1967)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

6.1
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After his wife leaves him, a disillusioned director dives into the drug scene, trying anything his friend suggests.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 3,674

20. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

Votes: 65,163 | Gross: $22.24M

21. The Doors (1991)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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62 Metascore

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

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

Votes: 73,082 | Gross: $35.18M

22. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 147 min | Drama, War

8.5
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94 Metascore

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 497,239 | Gross: $83.47M

23. The Fountain (2006)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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51 Metascore

As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 205,338 | Gross: $10.14M

24. The Mike Wallace Interview (1957–1958)
Episode: Ayn Rand (1959)

Talk-Show

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Mike Wallace interviews Ayn Rand on her self-made philosophy, which Wallace calls Randism, but which Rand herself prefers to call Objectivism.

Director: Max Miller | Stars: Mike Wallace, Ayn Rand

Votes: 13

25. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.0
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The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Peter Fonda

Votes: 1,313

26. Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1997)

Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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A documentary focusing on the life of novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, the author of the bestselling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged and originator of the Objectivist philosophy.

Director: Michael Paxton | Stars: Sharon Gless, Michael S. Berliner, Harry Binswanger, Sylvia Bokor

Votes: 488 | Gross: $0.21M

27. Ayn Rand: In Her Own Words (2011 Video)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

6.5
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Revealing the surprising life story of one of the world's most influential minds, this unprecedented film weaves together Ayn Rand's own recollections and reflections, providing a new understanding of her inspirations and influences.

Directors: Robert Anderson, John Little | Stars: Phil Donahue, Ayn Rand, Mike Wallace

Votes: 105

28. We the Living (1942)

170 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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The time is the Russian Revolution. The place is a country burdened with fear - the midnight knock at the door, the bread hidden against famine, the haunted eyes of the fleeing, the ... See full summary »

Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Alida Valli, Fosco Giachetti, Rossano Brazzi, Emilio Cigoli

Votes: 155

29. Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged (2011)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary

5.9
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'Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged is a feature length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in Ayn Rand's epic and controversial 1957 novel and the validity of its dire prediction for America.

Director: Chris Mortensen | Stars: John Allison, Clifford Asness, Rajia Baroudi, Mike Berliner

Votes: 392

30. Understanding Our World: An Interview with Ayn Rand (1961 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Stars: James V. McConnell, Ayn Rand

Votes: 13

31. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith

Votes: 7,845

32. Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)

G | 108 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Dragan Maksimovic, Terence Stamp, Mikica Dimitrijevic, Athol Fugard

Votes: 773

33. The Razor's Edge (1984)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.

Director: John Byrum | Stars: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 4,293 | Gross: $6.55M

34. Kafka (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.9
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46 Metascore

Kafka works during the day at an insurance company, where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Theresa Russell, Joel Grey, Ian Holm

Votes: 8,414 | Gross: $1.06M

35. The Trial (1993)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Joseph K. awakens one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told, with what he is charged, and despite being "arrested", is allowed ... See full summary »

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Anthony Hopkins, Jason Robards, Juliet Stevenson

Votes: 1,887

36. I Heart Huckabees (2004)

R | 107 min | Comedy

6.7
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55 Metascore

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 58,787 | Gross: $12.78M

37. Cosmos (1980)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.3
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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn, Alan Belod

Votes: 26,646

38. Hawking (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Brandon, Tom Hodgkins, Christian Rubeck

Votes: 4,702

39. Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking (2010– )

Documentary

8.6
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In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Hawking, Melissa Ricci, Christopher Goh

Votes: 4,373

40. Stephen Hawking's Universe (1997– )

360 min | Documentary

8.3
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6-part documentary series from arguably the greatest scientific mind in the world, the wheelchair-bound Stephen Hawking, which describes all current thinking on the Big Bang, origins of the... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Hawking, Eugene Babaev, Jeff Rawle, Gregory Benford

Votes: 827

41. From Aristotle to Hawking (2007– )

Documentary

7.3
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Stars: David Bowles, Andrew Bullock, Roy Dotrice, Spiros Focás

Votes: 37

42. Psychedelic Warriors of Modern Philosophy (2006 Video)

26 min | Documentary, Comedy, Musical

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What do you get when you decide to turn your camera on and film glimpses of lives of wacked out needy people who are all inter-connected in some way?

Director: Vitold Vidic

43. The Matrix (1999)

R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.7
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73 Metascore

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 1,357,302 | Gross: $171.48M

44. Vanilla Sky (2001)

R | 136 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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45 Metascore

A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell

Votes: 220,299 | Gross: $100.61M

45. Waking Life (2001)

R | 99 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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82 Metascore

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins

Votes: 53,596 | Gross: $2.89M

46. Solaris (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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65 Metascore

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis

Votes: 71,387 | Gross: $14.97M

47. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated with another woman.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

Votes: 46,761 | Gross: $18.25M

48. The Seventh Seal (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe

Votes: 125,695

49. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

Votes: 64,450 | Gross: $3.08M

50. What the Bleep!?: Down the Rabbit Hole (2006)

156 min | Documentary, Drama

6.5
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45 Metascore

Interviews with scientists and authors, animated bits, and a storyline involving a deaf photographer are used in this docudrama to illustrate the link between quantum mechanics, neurobiology, human consciousness and day-to-day reality.

Directors: William Arntz, Betsy Chasse, Mark Vicente | Stars: Marlee Matlin, Elaine Hendrix, Barry Newman, Armin Shimerman

Votes: 2,375 | Gross: $0.14M

51. My Dinner with Andre (1981)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Votes: 13,658 | Gross: $5.25M

52. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.3
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89 Metascore

When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Votes: 745,720 | Gross: $34.40M

53. Donnie Darko (2001)

R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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88 Metascore

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Votes: 643,583 | Gross: $0.19M

54. Henry David Thoreau: Role Model (2001)

12 min | Comedy, Documentary, Short

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Comedian Ritch Duncan returns to his hometown of Concord Massachusetts to see if anything remains of Thoreau's Walden Pond.

Director: Paul Francis Sullivan | Stars: Ritch Duncan, Patrick Gallo

55. Wittgenstein (1993)

72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Karl Johnson, Michael Gough, Tilda Swinton, John Quentin

Votes: 1,692

56. The Great Philosophers (1987– )

45 min | Documentary, History

9.0
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A sequential account of the history of western philosophy.

Stars: Bryan Magee, A.J. Ayer, Michael Ayres, Myles Burnyeat

Votes: 21

57. Stardust Memories (1980)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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While attending a retrospective of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault

Votes: 18,149 | Gross: $10.39M

58. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

R | 164 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Paul Greco

Votes: 43,148 | Gross: $7.63M

59. Secret Quest: A Three Part Series on the Christian Gnostics (2009 Video)

65 min | Documentary, Family, History

9.3
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For the first time ever the Gnostics tell their own story. This series goes beyond an historical account of Gnosticism and delves into the mysteries of Gnosis itself. It is the first of its... See full summary »

Votes: 33

60. Mysteries of the Bible (1994–1998)

300 min | Documentary

7.7
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Stars: Richard Kiley, Jean Simmons, David Wolpe, Daniel Smith-Christopher

Votes: 113

61. The Sixth Sense (1999)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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64 Metascore

A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Votes: 775,501 | Gross: $293.51M

62. Harvey (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn, Victoria Horne

Votes: 47,358

63. Gattaca (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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64 Metascore

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

Votes: 241,192 | Gross: $12.34M

64. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.1
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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 300,065 | Gross: $20.05M

65. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

Votes: 95,372 | Gross: $14.93M

66. Blade Runner (1982)

R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.2
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89 Metascore

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 548,455 | Gross: $27.00M

67. Dune (1984)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Votes: 104,371 | Gross: $30.93M

68. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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43 Metascore

Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy.

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 47,819 | Gross: $52.21M

69. Nattvardsgästerna (1963)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

8.1
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A small town priest struggles with his faith.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom, Max von Sydow

Votes: 15,895

70. The Lightbringers: The Emissaries of Jahbulon (2005 Video)

54 min | Documentary

6.8
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Director: Jüri Lina | Star: Robert Clarke

Votes: 29

71. Freemasonry Revealed: Secret History of Freemasons (2007 TV Movie)

Documentary

5.7
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Directors: Gary Lang, Edward Mowbray, Matt Trecartin | Stars: Bridget Adamo, Geoff Ball, Barry Birnberg, Anthony Cristiano

Votes: 63

72. Meeting of Minds (1977–1981)
Episode: Leonardo da Vinci/William Blake/Niccolo Paganini: Part 1 (1981)

Biography, History, Talk-Show

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Director: Perry Rosemond | Stars: Robert Rudie, Louis Turenne, Harris Yulin

73. Maybe Logic: The Lives and Ideas of Robert Anton Wilson (2003 Video)

82 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Guerrilla ontologist. Psychedelic magickian. Outer head of the Illuminati. Quantum psychologist. Sit-down comic/philosopher. Discordian Pope. Whatever the label and rank, Robert Anton ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Bauscher | Stars: Robert Anton Wilson, Valerie Corral, Paul Krassner, Tom Robbins

Votes: 234

74. LSD-25 (1967)

25 min | Short, Documentary

6.1
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The dangers of LSD are driven home to teenagers in this classroom training film, which is "narrated" by an LSD tab. The "tab" tells kids that he is "a depth charge in the mind!" and various... See full summary »

Director: David Parker

Votes: 30

75. The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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In 1943, the year in which the first A-bomb was built, Albert Hofmann discovered LSD, a substance that was to become an A-bomb of the mind. Fractions of a milligram are enough to turn our ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Witz | Stars: Trevor J. Roling, Hanspeter Müller, Mario Scarabelli, Albert Hofmann

Votes: 521

76. The Occult Experience (1985)

96 min | Documentary

6.5
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An examination of occultism as practiced in different parts of the world.

Director: Frank Heimans | Stars: Margot Adler, Michael Aquino, Lilith Sinclair, Anton LaVey

Votes: 67

77. The Celestine Prophecy (2006)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama

4.9
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23 Metascore

An adaptation of James Redfield's novel about the search for a sacred manuscript in the Peruvian rain forest.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Matthew Settle, Thomas Kretschmann, Sarah Wayne Callies, Annabeth Gish

Votes: 3,190 | Gross: $0.62M

78. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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89 Metascore

A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

Director: Steven Zaillian | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Ben Kingsley, Max Pomeranc, Joan Allen

Votes: 25,485 | Gross: $7.27M