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1. 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.

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

2. Irreversible (2002)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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51 Metascore

Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.

Writer: Gaspar Noé | Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia

3. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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69 Metascore

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Writers: Charles McKeown, Terry Gilliam | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

4. The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.8
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59 Metascore

A father and daughter isolated on an island off the East Coast and living on a once thriving commune grapple with the limits of family and sexuality.

Writer: Rebecca Miller | Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Catherine Keener, Camilla Belle, Ryan McDonald

5. Alice (2009 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.

Stars: Caterina Scorsone, Andrew Lee Potts, Matt Frewer, Kathy Bates

6. Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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28 Metascore

Railroad executive Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden form an alliance to fight the increasingly authoritarian government of the United States.

Writers: Ayn Rand, John Aglialoro, Brian Patrick O'Toole | Director: Paul Johansson | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Edi Gathegi

7. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

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.

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

8. When Worlds Collide (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Family, Sci-Fi

6.8
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As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Edwin Balmer, Philip Wylie | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, John Hoyt

9. The Theory of Flight (1998)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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48 Metascore

A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Hawkins | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Branagh, Gemma Jones, Holly Aird

10. The Man in the White Suit (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Drama

7.4
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An altruistic chemist invents a fabric that resists wear and stain as boon to humanity but both capital and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.

Writers: Roger MacDougall, John Dighton, Alexander Mackendrick | Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker, Michael Gough

11. A Caretaker's Tale (2012)

88 min | Drama

5.4
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Harsh and bitter, apartment caretaker Per despises everyone and everything around him until he comes across a mysterious naked girl in an empty apartment. She doesn't know how to talk, walk... See full summary »

Writer: Kim Fupz Aakeson | Director: Katrine Wiedemann | Stars: Lars Mikkelsen, Julie Zangenberg, Peter Plaugborg, Nicolaj Kopernikus

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

104 min | Biography, Drama

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.

Writers: Barbara Branden, Howard Korder, Mary Gallagher | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Peter Fonda

13. Letters to Father Jaakob (2009)

74 min | Drama

7.3
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65 Metascore

With few options, newly pardoned convict Leila agrees to work as an assistant to a blind pastor. Father Jacob spends his days answering the letters of the needy, which Leila finds pointless... See full summary »

Writers: Klaus Härö, Jaana Makkonen | Director: Klaus Härö | Stars: Kaarina Hazard, Heikki Nousiainen, Jukka Keinonen, Esko Roine

14. The English Surgeon (2007)

93 min | Documentary

8.1
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This documentary offers a glimpse into the life of an English neurosurgeon (Henry Marsh) situated in Ukraine as we are exposed to the overwhelming dilemmas he has to face and the burden he has to carry throughout his profession.

Director: Geoffrey Smith | Star: Henry Marsh

15. Havana Curveball (2014)

60 min | Documentary, Family, Sport

6.0
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Mica, is a classic young teen. Enthusiastic. Idealistic. Dreaming baseball. At 13, he is studying for his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming of age rite. An earnest kid, he takes to heart his ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcia Jarmel, Ken Schneider

16. Day of the Wacko (2002)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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It is a bitter story about a middle-aged man, who hates his life and other people, including himself. Adam Miauczynski, the character known from director Marek Koterski's previous films, is... See full summary »

Writer: Marek Koterski | Director: Marek Koterski | Stars: Marek Kondrat, Janina Traczykówna, Andrzej Grabowski, Michal Koterski

17. Discussions with Richard Dawkins, Episode 1: The Four Horsemen (2008 Video)

120 min | Documentary

8.2
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Richard Dawkins is joined by Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens to discuss science, god, religion and much more.

Writer: Richard Dawkins | Director: Josh Timonen | Stars: Richard Dawkins, Daniel C. Dennett, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens

18. Project Pay It Forward

Documentary | Filming

A documentary film that revolves around individuals who regularly pay it forward to others. During the movie, the audience will learn about their story and how they help others. However, ... See full summary »

Writers: Amy Mintz, Alexander Smith | Director: Alexander Smith | Stars: Kim DeJesus, J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner, Kaylyn Easton, Jason Hanold

19. L'intrepido Wilson (2014 TV Mini-Series)

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

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Stars: Davide Daluiso, Rita Rusciano, Roberto Siepi, Matteo Tosi

20. The Altruist (2004)

Not Rated | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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Every year in the United States there are 30,000 murders. In that same time there are 60,000 suicides. Wouldn't it be great if someone could get these people together?

Writer: Mick McCleery | Director: Mick McCleery | Stars: Billy Franks, Bobbi Ashton, John Innocenzo, Mike Mclaughlin

21. Extinction: Saving the World One Turtle at a Time (2006)

11 min | Short, Drama

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Miss Twillinger seeks to help ecology.

Director: John Klawitter | Star: Heidi Catlin

22. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Nuns, Faith, and Politics (2012)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Nuns hit the highway on a controversial road trip of faith and politics.

Writer: Michael Winship | Stars: Corita Ambro, Simone Campbell, Diane Donoghue, Bill Moyers

23. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Waters of Mars (2009)

TV-PG | 62 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.7
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In a Mars base the inhabitants are being infected by a mysterious water creature which takes over its victims. The Doctor is thrust into the middle of this catastrophe knowing a larger one is waiting around the corner.

Writers: Russell T. Davies, Phil Ford, Terry Nation | Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: David Tennant, Lindsay Duncan, Peter O'Brien, Aleksandar Mikic