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1.
The Talk of the Town (1942)
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An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher. (118 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
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The Official Story (1985)
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After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is. (112 mins.)
Director: Luis Puenzo
 
3.
Running on Empty (1988)
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The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own. (116 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
4.
Train of Life (1998)
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In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine. (103 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
5.
Butterfly (1999)
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For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque... (96 mins.)
 
6.
Made in Secret: The Story of the East Van Porn Collective (2005)
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A thought-provoking and genre-bending look behind the scenes of what might be the world's only underground DIY anarcho-feminist porn collective. (86 mins.)
Director: One Tiny Whale
 
7.
The Iceman Cometh (1973)
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A salesman with a sudden passion for reform has an idea to sell to his barfly buddies: throw away your pipe dreams. The drunkards, living in a flophouse above a saloon, resent the idea. (239 mins.)
 
8.
Ragtime (1981)
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A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City. (155 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
9.
Sound and Fury (1988)
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This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family... (95 mins.)
 
10.
The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
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After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where me meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did... (90 mins.)
Director: Hal Hartley
 
11.
Deep Crimson (1996)
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The life of a man who preys on unsuspecting women for a living is changed when he finds an accomplice in the woman who loves and controls him. (110 mins.)
Director: Arturo Ripstein
 
12.
Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006)
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A profile of anarchist and bank-robber Salvador Puig Antich, whose 1974 execution under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ushered in a period of unrest that helped Spain transition to democracy. (134 mins.)
Director: Manuel Huerga
 
13.
Viva Maria! (1965)
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Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death... (120 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
14.
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
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During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad. (88 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
15.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
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King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. (91 mins.)
 
16.
The Milky Way (1969)
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Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages. (98 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
17.
Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (1975)
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Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt... (120 mins.)
 
18.
The Heifer (1985)
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A platoon of mismatched republican soldiers cross the front-line to steal the bull that the enemy is... (122 mins.)
 
19.
Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
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The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several... (116 mins.)
Director: Alain Tanner
 
20.
Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012)
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A reenactment of the final days of the 2001 G8 Summit. (127 mins.)
Director: Daniele Vicari
 
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La estrategia del caracol (1993)
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A lot of people live in an ocupated house; after many years of quiet living, the owner of the house wants them out... (116 mins.)
Director: Sergio Cabrera
 
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Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed. (134 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
23.
Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli... (150 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
24.
Catch-22 (1970)
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions. (122 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
25.
Fires on the Plain (1959)
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In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation. (108 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
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The Visitor (2007)
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A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment. (104 mins.)
Director: Tom McCarthy
 
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Kaos (1984)
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Five stories by Luigi Pirandello set in turn-of-the-century Italy. (188 mins.)
 
28.
Pale Rider (1985)
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A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land. (115 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
29.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
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Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist? (108 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
30.
Will Penny (1967)
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Aging cowboy Will Penny gets a line camp job on a large cattle spread and finds his isolated cabin is already occupied by a husbandless woman and her young son. (108 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
 
31.
Paraiso Travel (2008)
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Love drives two young lovers from Medellin, Colombia to seek fortune in New York City, only to find a harsh reality that will put to test their true love for one another. (110 mins.)
Director: Simon Brand
 
32.
So Long, Stooge (1983)
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Lambert, a burned-out case, works the night shift at a gas station, rarely speaking, living alone, drinking... (100 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
 
33.
Marche à l'ombre (1984)
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Two friends, one a musician the other constantly depressed wander around Greece and France till they get to Paris without a penny to their name... (90 mins.)
Director: Michel Blanc
 
34.
Bandit Queen (1994)
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The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994... (119 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
 
35.
Five Came Back (1939)
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Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line's flagship the Silver Queen enroute to South America when the... (75 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
36.
Satan's Brew (1976)
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Walter, a German anarchist poet, is short of money after his publisher refuses to give him an advance... (112 mins.)
 
37.
Murder by Decree (1979)
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Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer. (124 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
38.
Simple Men (1992)
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Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees... (105 mins.)
Director: Hal Hartley
 
39.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
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A new crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse, even though he has been imprisoned in a mental asylum for nearly a decade. (122 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
40.
L'Atalante (1934)
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Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Jean Vigo
 
41.
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
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A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime. (112 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
42.
A Place in the World (1992)
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Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto... (120 mins.)
 
43.
Martin (Hache) (1997)
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19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante. (123 mins.)
 
44.
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On (1987 Documentary)
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A documentary following Kenzo Okuzaki, a 62-year-old WW2 veteran notorious for his protests against Emperor Hirohito, as he tries to expose the needless executions of two Japanese soldiers during the war. (122 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Hara
 
45.
Born in Flames (1983)
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Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, a revolution in which a socialist government gains power... (80 mins.)
Director: Lizzie Borden
 
46.
Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
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In 1920, some workers of Patagonia, grouped in anarchist and socialist societies, decide to make a strike demanding better working conditions. The situation becomes unsustainable and the government sends the order is restored. (110 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
47.
Gus and the Anarchists (1915 Short Film)
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Gus falls in love with Rosy, the cashier at the cafe. Rosy plans to play a trick on him, and tells him...
Director: J.A. Murphy
 
48.
Behold a Pale Horse (1964)
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Famous Spanish bandit Artiguez returns to his native Spanish village after 20 years in French exile but Spanish cop Vinolas is setting a trap for him. (118 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
49.
This Revolution (2005)
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In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC. (95 mins.)
 
50.
Anakiseuteu Anarchists (2000)
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A groups of Korean anarchists in 1920s China are determined to overthrow the military and government. (104 mins.)
Director: Yong-sik Yu
 
51.
Army of Crime (2009)
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The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation... (139 mins.)
 
52.
The Wobblies (1979 Documentary)
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THE WOBBLIES boldly investigates a nation torn by naked corporate greed and the red-hot rift between the industrial masters and the rabble-rousing workers in the field and factory. (89 mins.)