Oscar Winning Movies I Haven't Seen But Want To

by Spikeless894 | created - 27 Apr 2013 | updated - 1 day ago | Public

These are all movies/documentaries/short films that have won at least one Oscar that I haven't seen but want to.

Here's a link to the list of Oscar winning movies I have seen: [link]http://www.imdb.com/list/ls051245402/[/link]

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1. Forushande (2016)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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85 Metascore

While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati

Votes: 32,685 | Gross: $3.40M

Iran won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

2. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

9.0
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A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 12,966

Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Feature"

3. Sing (2016)

25 min | Short, Drama, Music

8.1
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'Sing' is a childhood drama with a lot of music, set in 1990s Budapest, Hungary. Inspired by a true story, it follows an award winning school choir and the new girl in class who just might uncover the ugly secret behind their fame.

Director: Kristóf Deák | Stars: Zsófia Szamosi, Dorka Hais, Dorka Gáspárfalvi, Péter Bregyán

Votes: 3,904

Kristóf Deák and Anna Udvardy won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

4. The White Helmets (2016)

TV-14 | 41 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.6
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As daily airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: Khalid Farah, Mohammed Farah, Abu Omar, Raed Saleh

Votes: 5,131

Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

5. Saul fia (2015)

R | 107 min | Drama, War

7.5
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89 Metascore

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.

Director: László Nemes | Stars: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont

Votes: 34,463 | Gross: $1.78M

Hungary won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

6. Amy (III) (2015)

R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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85 Metascore

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Russell Brand

Votes: 39,580 | Gross: $8.41M

Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Feature"

7. A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (2015)

TV-PG | 40 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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A woman in Pakistan sentenced to death for falling in love becomes a rare survivor of the country's harsh judicial system.

Director: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy | Stars: Asad Jamal, Saba

Votes: 1,038

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subject"

8. Ida (2013)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela

Votes: 41,523 | Gross: $3.83M

Poland won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

9. Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (2013)

TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Counselors provide support, guidance and hope to despondent servicemen dealing with emotional, physical and financial troubles.

Director: Ellen Goosenberg Kent

Votes: 433

Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Heinz Perry won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subject"

10. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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88 Metascore

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum

Votes: 45,033 | Gross: $2.80M

Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy, and Dirk Wilutzky won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Feature"

11. The Great Beauty (2013)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama

7.8
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86 Metascore

Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso

Votes: 65,946 | Gross: $2.85M

Italy won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

12. Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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83 Metascore

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill

Votes: 10,642 | Gross: $4.95M

Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen, and Caitrin Rogers (posthumous win) won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

13. Saving Face (2012)

Not Rated | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

8.1
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Plastic surgeon Dr. Mohammad Jawad returns to his native Pakistan to help those left horribly scarred by acid attacks.

Directors: Daniel Junge, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy | Stars: Sarkar Abbas, Mohammad Jawad

Votes: 1,198

Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

14. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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79 Metascore

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.

Director: Malik Bendjelloul | Stars: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore

Votes: 54,867 | Gross: $3.97M

Malik Bendjelloul and Simon Chinn won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

15. Inocente (2012)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.4
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A personal and vibrant coming of age story about a young artist's determination never to surrender to the bleakness of her surroundings. At 15, Inocente refuses to let her dream of becoming... See full summary »

Directors: Sean Fine, Andrea Nix

Votes: 315 | Gross: $2.14M

Sean Fine and Andrea Nix won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

16. The Shore (2011)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The story of Joe and Paddy, whose childhood friendship is shattered by the troubles in Northern Ireland. Twenty five years later they are reunited.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Anthony Brophy, Conleth Hill, Packy Lee, Aidan McAteer

Votes: 931

Terry George and Oorlagh George won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

17. Undefeated (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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71 Metascore

Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.

Directors: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin | Stars: Bill Courtney, O.C. Brown, Montrail 'Money' Brown, Chavis Daniels

Votes: 6,242 | Gross: $0.56M

Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin, and Rich Middlemas won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

18. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011)

TV-G | 15 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.0
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After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life.

Directors: William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg

Votes: 4,931

William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

19. In a Better World (2010)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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65 Metascore

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard, Wil Johnson

Votes: 35,093 | Gross: $1.01M

Denmark won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

20. The Wolfman (2010)

R | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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43 Metascore

Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells

Votes: 94,306 | Gross: $61.98M

Rick Baker and Dave Elsey won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Makeup"

21. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir

Votes: 62,293 | Gross: $4.31M

Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

22. Strangers No More (2010)

40 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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In the heart of Tel Aviv, there is an exceptional school where children from forty-eight different countries and diverse backgrounds come together to learn. Many of the students arrive at ... See full summary »

Directors: Karen Goodman, Kirk Simon

Votes: 170

Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

23. Music by Prudence (2010)

33 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.5
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Prudence Mabhena leads a group of young, disabled Africans who inspire others with their music, proving that disability does not mean inability.

Director: Roger Ross Williams | Stars: Farai Mabhande, Prudence Mabhena, Energy Maburutse, Marvelous Mbulo

Votes: 100

Roger Ross Williams and Elinor Burkett won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

24. God of Love (2010)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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A lovestruck, lounge-singing darts champion finds his prayers are answered -- literally -- when he mysteriously receives a box of love-inducing darts.

Director: Luke Matheny | Stars: Luke Matheny, Marian Brock, Christopher Hirsh, Emily Young

Votes: 1,487

Luke Matheny won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

25. The Lost Thing (2010)

Not Rated | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.4
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A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to.

Directors: Andrew Ruhemann, Shaun Tan | Star: Tim Minchin

Votes: 3,057

Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

26. The Young Victoria (2009)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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64 Metascore

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 50,707 | Gross: $11.00M

Sandy Powell won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Costume Design"

27. The Cove (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

8.5
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84 Metascore

Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Hardy Jones, Michael Illiff

Votes: 43,358 | Gross: $0.86M

Louie Psihoyos and Fisher Stevens won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

28. Logorama (2009)

R | 16 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.6
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Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos.

Directors: François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy, Ludovic Houplain | Stars: Bob Stephenson, Sherman Augustus, Aja Evans, Joel Michaely

Votes: 5,105

Nicolas Schmerkin won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

29. Departures (2008)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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68 Metascore

A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.

Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Ryôko Hirosue, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 42,252 | Gross: $1.54M

Japan won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

30. The Duchess (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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62 Metascore

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 68,049 | Gross: $13.82M

Michael O'Connor won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Costume Design"

31. Smile Pinki (2008)

39 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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A destitute Indian child meets a social worker who makes it possible for her to obtain free surgery to cure her cleft lip.

Director: Megan Mylan | Stars: Anti Chauhan, Ghutaru Chauhan, Virendra Kumar Das, Ravi Anand Manya

Votes: 380

Megan Mylan won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subject"

32. The Counterfeiters (2007)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, War

7.6
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78 Metascore

The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Stars: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Martin Brambach

Votes: 39,273 | Gross: $5.48M

Austria won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

33. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

7.6
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82 Metascore

Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 12,733 | Gross: $0.27M

Alex Gibney and Eva Orner won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

34. Spielzeugland (2007)

TV-PG | 14 min | Short, Drama, War

7.8
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A German mother lies to her son about where the Nazis are sending their Jewish neighbors.

Director: Jochen Alexander Freydank | Stars: Julia Jäger, Cedric Eich, Tamay Bulut Özvatan, Torsten Michaelis

Votes: 2,023

Jochen Alexander Freydank won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

35. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

8.5
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89 Metascore

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 294,404 | Gross: $11.29M

Germany won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

36. Once (2007)

R | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.9
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88 Metascore

A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Hugh Walsh, Gerard Hendrick

Votes: 100,674 | Gross: $9.44M

Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song" for the song "Falling Slowly"

37. Freeheld (2007)

Not Rated | 39 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Lieutenant Laurel Hester is dying. All she wants to do is leave her pension benefits to her life partner - Stacie, so Stacie can afford to keep their house. Laurel is told no; they are not ... See full summary »

Director: Cynthia Wade | Stars: Laurel Hester, Stacie Andree, Dane B. Wells, Steven Goldstein

Votes: 270

Cynthia Wade and Vanessa Roth won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

38. Marie Antoinette (2006)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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65 Metascore

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen, and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Rip Torn, Judy Davis

Votes: 88,007 | Gross: $15.96M

Milena Canonero won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Costume Design"

39. The Danish Poet (2006)

15 min | Animation, Short, Romance

7.6
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A woman ponders over the strange coincidences that made her forefathers and -mothers meet and create the premises for her becoming the person that she is.

Director: Torill Kove | Star: Liv Ullmann

Votes: 2,002

Torill Kove won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

40. The Blood of Yingzhou District (2006)

Not Rated | 38 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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A year in the life of children in the Province of Anhui in China, who have lost their parents to AIDS. Traditional obligations to family and village collide with terror of the disease.

Director: Ruby Yang | Stars: Huang Children, Gao Jun, Nan Nan

Votes: 234

Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

41. The Mozart of Pickpockets (2006)

31 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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Richard and Philippe live hand to mouth, backing up a gang of Spanish pickpockets on the streets of Paris, posing as policemen who arrest a gang member while the others rifle the pockets ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Pollet-Villard | Stars: Matteo Razzouki-Safardi, Philippe Pollet-Villard, Richard Morgiève, Samir Guesmi

Votes: 681

Philippe Pollet-Villard won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

42. Peter & the Wolf (2006)

G | 32 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.6
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An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather, his only friend a duck. In town, he's bullied. When a... See full summary »

Director: Suzie Templeton

Votes: 3,469

Suzie Templeton and Hugh Welchman won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

43. Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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54 Metascore

Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Suzuka Ohgo

Votes: 126,609 | Gross: $57.49M

Dion Beebe won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Cinematography" John Myhre and Gretchen Rau won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Art Direction" Colleen Atwood won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Costume Design"

44. Tsotsi (2005)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Makoe, Terry Pheto

Votes: 26,069 | Gross: $2.91M

South Africa won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

45. Hustle & Flow (2005)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.4
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With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning

Votes: 35,417 | Gross: $22.20M

Juicy J, Cedric Coleman, and Paul Beauregard won the Oscar for "Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song" for the song "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp"

46. A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin (2005)

39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.9
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A biography of Poet Norman Corwin, and the events surrounding his powerful radio broadcast commemorating VE Day on May 8, 1945.

Director: Eric Simonson | Stars: Robert Altman, Norman Corwin, Walter Cronkite, Norman Lear

Votes: 80

Corinne Marrinan and Eric Simonson won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

47. West Bank Story (2005)

21 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

7.4
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A musical comedy set in the fast-paced, fast-food world of competing falafel stands on the West Bank. David, an Israeli soldier, falls in love with Fatima, a beautiful Palestinian cashier, ... See full summary »

Director: Ari Sandel | Stars: Ben Newmark, Noureen DeWulf, A.J. Tannen, Joey Naber

Votes: 1,478

Ari Sandel won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

48. The Sea Inside (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.0
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74 Metascore

The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Javier Bardem, Belén Rueda, Lola Dueñas, Mabel Rivera

Votes: 69,677 | Gross: $2.09M

Spain won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film of the Year"

49. Ryan (2004)

TV-PG | 14 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.6
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The movie talks about the life of Ryan Larkin, a gifted Canadian animator of the late '60s and the early '70s.

Director: Chris Landreth | Stars: Ryan Larkin, Chris Landreth, Felicity Fanjoy, Derek Lamb

Votes: 2,496

Chris Landreth won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

50. Mighty Times: The Children's March (2004)

40 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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The children of Baltimore, Maryland take to the streets for civil rights in 1963.

Director: Robert Houston | Stars: Dominiqua Alexis, Rico E. Anderson, Josh Evans, Sir Fappington

Votes: 75

Robert Hudson and Robert Houston won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

51. Six Shooter (2004)

Unrated | 27 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball....

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Rúaidhrí Conroy, David Wilmot, Aisling O'Sullivan

Votes: 7,987

Martin McDonagh won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

52. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 26,094 | Gross: $3.43M

Canada won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film"

53. The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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87 Metascore

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Robert McNamara, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Richard Nixon

Votes: 20,654 | Gross: $4.19M

Errol Morris and Michael Williams won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

54. Wasp (2003)

26 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Zoë is a single mother who lives with her four children in Dartford. She is poor and can't afford to buy food. One day her ex-boyfriend drives by and asks her to go on a date with him. ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Natalie Press, Danny Dyer, Jodie Mitchell, Molly Griffiths

Votes: 2,334

Andrea Arnold won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

55. Harvie Krumpet (2003)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

8.0
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The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kamahl, John Flaus, Julie Forsyth

Votes: 7,361

Adam Elliot won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

56. Chernobyl Heart (2003)

39 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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This Academy Award-winning documentary takes a look at children born after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster who have been born with a deteriorated heart condition.

Director: Maryann DeLeo | Stars: William Novick, Adi Roche

Votes: 639

Maryann DeLeo won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

57. Two Soldiers (2003)

Not Rated | 40 min | Short, Drama, War

7.3
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Mississippi, just before Pearl Harbor. Two brothers, Pete, about 19 and Willie, about 10 years younger. They are clearly close friends. The news arrives, and Pete goes to enlist. Willie ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Schneider | Stars: Jonathan Furr, Ben Allison, Ron Perlman, David Andrews

Votes: 283

Aaron Schneider and Andrew J. Sacks won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

58. Twin Towers (2003)

34 min | Short

7.5
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Two brothers, one a firefighter, one a police officer, are remembered for their bravery in New York City on September 11.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Robert David Port | Star: Tommy Buda

Votes: 197

Bill Guttentag and Robert David Port won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

59. Talk to Her (2002)

R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.0
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86 Metascore

Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Rosario Flores, Javier Cámara, Darío Grandinetti, Leonor Watling

Votes: 93,071 | Gross: $9.28M

Pedro Almodóvar won the Oscar for "Best Writing, Original Screenplay"

60. Frida (2002)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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61 Metascore

A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush, Mía Maestro

Votes: 69,209 | Gross: $25.89M

Elliot Goldenthal won the Oscar for "Best Music, Original Score" John E. Jackson and Beatrice De Alba won the Oscar for "Best Makeup"

61. 8 Mile (2002)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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77 Metascore

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Eminem, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 211,356 | Gross: $116.72M

Eminem, Jeff Bass, and Luis Resto won the Oscar for "Best Music, Original Song" for the song "Lose Yourself"

62. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.0
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72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 130,206 | Gross: $21.24M

Michael Moore and Michael Donovan won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

63. Thoth (2002)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Music

7.0
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Thoth is a street performer currently in New York. Thoth is an individual with a complicated life and background. Thoth plays on opera with a violin in a loincloth in Central Park. Thoth is.

Director: Sarah Kernochan | Star: S.K. Thoth

Votes: 179

Sarah Kernochan and Lynn Appelle won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

64. The Chubbchubbs! (2002)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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A janitor at an alien nightclub gets his wish to be a singer.

Director: Eric Armstrong | Stars: Brad Simonsen, Mortonette Jenkins, Jeff Wolverton, Peter Lurie

Votes: 3,498

Eric Armstrong won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

65. This Charming Man (2002)

30 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Lars Hansen is in a job training program. He finds a potential job at a print shop, but his paperwork gets mixed up with an El Hassan. He is scheduled for a Danish class, since he's ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Strange-Hansen | Stars: Martin Buch, Camilla Bendix, Farshad Kholghi, Martin Hestbæk

Votes: 594

Martin Strange-Hansen and Mie Andreasen won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

66. Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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74 Metascore

160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 320,537 | Gross: $108.64M

Pietro Scalia won the Oscar for "Best Film Editing" Michael Minkler, Myron Nettinga, and Chris Munro won the Oscar for "Best Sound"

67. Nirgendwo in Afrika (2001)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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72 Metascore

A German Jewish refugee family moves to and adjusts to a farm life in 1930s Kenya.

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Juliane Köhler, Merab Ninidze, Matthias Habich, Sidede Onyulo

Votes: 11,321 | Gross: $6.17M

Germany won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film"

68. No Man's Land (I) (2001)

R | 98 min | Drama, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Sovagovic, Georges Siatidis

Votes: 40,298 | Gross: $1.06M

Bosnia won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film"

69. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.6
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96 Metascore

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Directors: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 495,102 | Gross: $10.06M

Hayao Miyazaki won the Oscar for "Best Animated Feature"

70. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.

Director: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade | Stars: Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, James Williams, Michael Glover

Votes: 3,755

Jean-Xavier de Lestrade and Denis Poncet won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

71. The Accountant (2001)

TV-14 | 35 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The O'Dell farm is on the rocks. A non-traditional accountant comes with a variety of ways to save the farm.

Director: Ray McKinnon | Stars: Ray McKinnon, Walton Goggins, Eddie King, Gary Richardson

Votes: 752

Ray McKinnon and Lisa Blount won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

72. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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93 Metascore

A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 231,112 | Gross: $128.08M

Peter Pau won the Oscar for "Best Cinematography" Dun Tan won the Oscar for "Best Music, Original Score" Tim Yip won the Oscar for "Best Art Direction-Set Decoration" Taiwan won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film"

73. U-571 (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, War

6.6
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62 Metascore

A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.

Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi

Votes: 69,637 | Gross: $77.09M

Jon Johnson won the Oscar for "Best Sound Editing"

74. Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)

PG | 122 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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79 Metascore

The secret smuggling of 9,300 Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied Germany in the late 1930s.

Director: Mark Jonathan Harris | Stars: Judi Dench, Lory Cahn, Kurt Fuchel, Eva Hayman

Votes: 1,439 | Gross: $0.37M

Mark Jonathan Harris and Deborah Oppenheimer won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

75. Big Mama (2000)

35 min | Short, Documentary

6.3
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The story of Viola Dees, an elderly woman who is trying to care for her troubled grandson.

Director: Tracy Seretean | Star: Viola Dees

Votes: 66

Tracy Seretean won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

76. Quiero ser (I want to be...) (2000)

35 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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The paths of two orphan brothers drastically change over the years, beginning when they were just boys living on the streets of Mexico City.

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Emilio Perez, Luis Fernando Peña, Chaco, Mario Zaragoza

Votes: 286

Florian Gallenberger won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

77. Topsy-Turvy (1999)

R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

Votes: 10,588 | Gross: $6.20M

Lindy Hemming won the Oscar for "Best Costume Design" Christine Blundell and Trefor Proud won the Oscar for "Best Makeup"

78. All About My Mother (1999)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.9
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87 Metascore

Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan

Votes: 76,301 | Gross: $8.26M

Spain won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film"

79. One Day in September (1999)

R | 94 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.9
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82 Metascore

The Palestinian terrorist group Black September holds Israeli athletes hostage at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Michael Douglas, Ankie Spitzer, Jamal Al Gashey, Gerald Seymour

Votes: 5,221 | Gross: $0.16M

Arthur Cohn and Kevin Macdonald won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

80. King Gimp (1999)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Directors: Susan Hannah Hadary, William A. Whiteford | Stars: Paul Hungerford, Dan Keplinger

Votes: 191

Susan Hannah Hadary and William A. Whiteford won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

81. The Personals (1999)

Not Rated | 40 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Documentary about a Jewish senior citizens' acting group on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The film covers both the progress and impediments of a play the group is mounting about senior ... See full summary »

Director: Keiko Ibi | Stars: Gloria Bobrofsky, Abram Calderon, Deborah Ehrlich, Seth Glassman

Votes: 30 | Gross: $0.01M

Keiko Ibi won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

82. The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

20 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.1
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An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

Director: Aleksandr Petrov | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Kevin Duhaney, Yôji Matsuda, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 3,193

Aleksandr Petrov won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

83. Election Night (1998)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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On his way to the polls, an idealist, yet absent-minded voter has to endure continuous waves of racist cab drivers and their offensive remarks.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Jens Jørn Spottag, John Martinus, Ole Thestrup

Votes: 1,882

Kim Magnusson and Anders Thomas Jensen won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

84. Bunny (1998)

Unrated | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.8
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An elderly widowed rabbit grieving her husband's death is encountered by a moth who invites her into the afterlife.

Director: Chris Wedge

Votes: 1,638

Chris Wedge won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Animated"

85. Gods and Monsters (1998)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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74 Metascore

The last days of Frankenstein (1931) Director James Whale are explored.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich

Votes: 26,393 | Gross: $6.39M

Bill Condon won the Oscar for "Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published"

86. The Red Violin (1998)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

7.7
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57 Metascore

A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.

Director: François Girard | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Jean-Luc Bideau, Christoph Koncz, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 28,617 | Gross: $9.47M

John Corigliano won the Oscar for "Best Music, Original Score"

87. What Dreams May Come (1998)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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44 Metascore

After he dies in a car crash, a man searches heaven and hell for his beloved wife.

Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

Votes: 90,407 | Gross: $55.49M

Joel Hynek, Nicholas Brooks, Stuart Robertson, and Kevin Scott Mack won the Oscar for "Best Effects, Visual Effects"

88. The Last Days (1998)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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In late 1944, even as they faced imminent defeat, the Nazis expended enormous resources to kill or deport over 425,000 Jews during the "cleansing" of Hungary. This Oscar-winning documentary... See full summary »

Director: James Moll | Stars: Bill Basch, Martin Basch, Randolph Braham, Alice Lok Cahana

Votes: 1,724 | Gross: $0.42M

James Moll and Ken Lipper won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

89. My Mother Dreams the Satan's Disciples in New York (1998)

30 min | Short

7.2
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A widowed Midwestern housewife travels to Manhattan for the first time to visit her daughter. Once there, she becomes obsessed with the Hell's Angels-ish bikers' club across the street from her daughter's East Village apartment.

Director: Barbara Schock | Stars: Helen Stenborg, Patricia Dunnock, Scott Sowers, Mickey Jones

Votes: 106

Barbara Schock and Tammy Tiehel won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

90. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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71 Metascore

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 446,815 | Gross: $250.69M

Rick Baker and David LeRoy Anderson won the Oscar for "Best Makeup"

91. Karakter (1997)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.

Director: Mike van Diem | Stars: Pavlik Jansen op de Haar, Jan Decleir, Fedja van Huêt, Betty Schuurman

Votes: 9,621 | Gross: $0.71M

The Netherlands won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film"

92. A Story of Healing (1997)

28 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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In January, 1997, a team of five nurses, four anesthesiologists, and three plastic surgeons arrive in Vietnam from the United States for two weeks' of volunteer work. They operate on 110 ... See full summary »

Director: Donna Dewey | Stars: Barron Christian, Donna Dewey

Votes: 50

Donna Dewey and Carol Pasternak won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects"

93. The Long Way Home (1997)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.

Director: Mark Jonathan Harris | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Israel Lau, Livia Shacter, Abraham Klausner

Votes: 589

Marvin Hier and Richard Trank won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

94. Visas and Virtue (1997)

26 min | Short, Biography, Drama

7.3
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Europe, 1940. For thousands of Jews, a Japanese diplomat and his wife defy Tokyo and the Nazis, and offer visas, for life.

Director: Chris Tashima | Stars: Chris Tashima, Susan Fukuda, Diana Georger, Lawrence Craig

Votes: 95

Chris Tashima and Chris Donahue won the Oscar for "Best Short Film, Live Action"

95. Emma (1996)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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66 Metascore

While matchmaking for friends and neighbours, a young 19th Century Englishwoman nearly misses her own chance at love.

Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi, Alan Cumming

Votes: 30,723 | Gross: $22.20M

Rachel Portman won the Oscar for "Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score"

96. Kolya (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková, Ondrej Vetchý

Votes: 13,018 | Gross: $5.73M

Czech Republic won the Oscar for "Best Foreign Language Film"

97. The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)

R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani

Votes: 49,806 | Gross: $38.62M

Bruce Stambler won the Oscar for "Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing"

98. Evita (1996)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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45 Metascore

The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail

Votes: 30,899 | Gross: $50.05M

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice won the Oscar for "Best Music, Original Song" for the song "You Must Love Me"

99. When We Were Kings (1996)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

8.0
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83 Metascore

A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.

Director: Leon Gast | Stars: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown

Votes: 13,290 | Gross: $2.67M

Leon Gast and David Sonenberg won the Oscar for "Best Documentary, Features"

100. Blue Eyed (1996)

90 min | Documentary

8.3
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In only 15 minutes with some 30 people Jane Elliott manages to build up a realistic microcosmos of society today with all its phenomena and feelings. As already known from the ill reputed ... See full summary »

Director: Bertram Verhaag | Stars: Jane Elliott, Martin Luther King

Votes: 358

Bertram Verhaag and DENKmal Filmgesellschaft won the Special Commendation Oscar