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1. Fight Club (1999)

R | 139 min | Drama

8.8
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66 Metascore

An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Votes: 1,420,515 | Gross: $37.02M

2. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Votes: 289,514 | Gross: $95.86M

3. 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: 51,192 | Gross: $3.70M

4. SLC Punk! (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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50 Metascore

In the early 1980s Stevo and Heroin Bob are the only two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.

Director: James Merendino | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Michael A. Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 22,757 | Gross: $0.30M

5. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

R | 117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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85 Metascore

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 27,764 | Gross: $1.13M

6. Pump Up the Volume (1990)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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77 Metascore

Mark runs a pirate radio station and causes an uproar when he speaks his mind and enthralls fellow teens.

Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Annie Ross, Andy Romano

Votes: 21,889 | Gross: $11.54M

7. Zabriskie Point (1970)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los ... See full summary »

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin

Votes: 11,382

8. The Sugarland Express (1974)

PG | 110 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton

Votes: 11,679

9. Gracie (2007)

PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.2
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52 Metascore

A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Carly Schroeder, Andrew Shue, Elisabeth Shue, Jesse Lee Soffer

Votes: 3,687 | Gross: $2.96M

10. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.1
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An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic anti-marijuana propaganda film Reefer Madness (1936).

Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Kristen Bell, Christian Campbell, Neve Campbell, Alan Cumming

Votes: 5,494

11. The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.7
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The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Alice Bag Band, Alice Bag, Claude Bessey, Black Flag

Votes: 2,366

12. The Edukators (2004)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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68 Metascore

Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.

Director: Hans Weingartner | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Julia Jentsch, Stipe Erceg, Burghart Klaußner

Votes: 27,582 | Gross: $0.18M

13. Cambridge Spies (2003– )

235 min | Drama, History

7.7
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The true story of a group of Cambridge University Students who are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

Stars: Tom Hollander, Toby Stephens, Rupert Penry-Jones, Samuel West

Votes: 1,452

14. Greetings (1968)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Jonathan Warden, Robert De Niro, Gerrit Graham, Richard Hamilton

Votes: 2,372

15. Drive, He Said (1971)

X | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.9
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Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: William Tepper, Karen Black, Michael Margotta, Bruce Dern

Votes: 1,023

16. Taking Off (1971)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone... See full summary »

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Lynn Carlin, Buck Henry, Georgia Engel, Tony Harvey

Votes: 2,757

17. The Man Who Sued God (2001)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Billy Connolly plays Steve Myers, a lawyer who became a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Billy Connolly, Judy Davis, Colin Friels, Wendy Hughes

Votes: 4,398

18. Punishment Park (1971)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

Votes: 4,840

19. Born in Flames (1983)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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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, this films presents a dystopia in which the issues of ... See full summary »

Director: Lizzie Borden | Stars: Honey, Adele Bertei, Jean Satterfield, Florynce Kennedy

Votes: 484

20. The Filth and the Fury (2000)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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82 Metascore

A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Paul Cook, Steve Jones, John Lydon, Glen Matlock

Votes: 4,965 | Gross: $0.61M

21. American Hardcore (2006)

R | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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69 Metascore

The History of American Punk Rock 1980-1986

Director: Paul Rachman | Stars: Greg Ginn, Ian MacKaye, Lucky Lehrer, Vic Bondi

Votes: 2,850 | Gross: $0.28M

22. Steal This Movie (2000)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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36 Metascore

Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Janeane Garofalo, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Kevin Pollak

Votes: 2,067 | Gross: $0.08M

23. Yuki yukite, shingun (1987)

122 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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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.

Director: Kazuo Hara | Stars: Kenzo Okuzaki, Riichi Aikawa, Masaichi Hamaguchi, Toshio Hara

Votes: 977

24. Qing dian da sheng (2005)

Action, Comedy, Drama

5.0
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A love story between an alien and a monk.

Director: Jeffrey Lau | Stars: Nicholas Tse, Charlene Choi, Bingbing Fan, Bo-lin Chen

Votes: 818

25. End of the Road (1970)

X | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm", a bizarre insane asylum run by Doctor D. After being cured, Jacob takes a job as an English ... See full summary »

Director: Aram Avakian | Stars: Stacy Keach, Harris Yulin, Dorothy Tristan, James Earl Jones

Votes: 219

26. Gie (2005)

147 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Soe Hok Gie is an activist who lived in the sixties. Set in the darkest era of Indonesian modern history, GIE is an interpretation of what happened based on his journal.

Director: Riri Riza | Stars: Nicholas Saputra, Jonathan Mulia, Thomas Nawilis, Christian Audi

Votes: 587

27. Camping Cosmos (1996)

88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.4
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On a Belgian beach at Camping Cosmos. The delegate send by the Ministry is confronted with sex and murder. The residents enjoy their holidays in a peculiar way...

Director: Jan Bucquoy | Stars: Jean-Henri Compère, Fanny Hanciaux, Lolo Ferrari, Jean-Paul Dermont

Votes: 247

28. Revolution (1968)

87 min | Documentary, History, Music

6.8
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A documentary that explores the counterculture of San Francisco in the mid-1960's. In HD.

Director: Jack O'Connell | Stars: Ace of Cups, Herb Caen, Country Joe and the Fish, Louis Gottlieb

Votes: 132

29. Thomasine & Bushrod (1974)

PG | 95 min | Action, Crime, Western

5.8
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A rare blaxploitation classic starring Vonette McGee & Max Julien, Thomasine & Bushrod was intended as a counterpart to Bonnie and Clyde. This pair of thieves, who operate in the American ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Parks Jr. | Stars: Max Julien, Vonetta McGee, George Murdock, Glynn Turman

Votes: 197

30. GirlFight: inVite (2016)

Not Rated | 13 min | Short, Action, Adventure

2.9
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Sinister fatal femme Rachel inVites four unlikely model hopefuls into an underground death fight inside a barbaric steel cage surrounded by razor-sharp barb-wire. An all-female nightmare horror concept short film inspired by true events.

Director: Kelcey Coe | Stars: Becca Chanay, Brianna Culp, Amanda Dicapo, Lindsey McComb

Votes: 11

31. Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010 Video)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A look at the history of the comic book publication that launched such legendary characters as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

Director: Mac Carter | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Lynda Carter, Zack Snyder, Bryan Singer

Votes: 981

32. Elena (I) (2014)

Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Elena was a factory worker, and a car accident bonded her with violin at the age of 26. She becomes a violin teacher, but earns no more than before. After having worked flat out for eight ... See full summary »

Director: Jing-Jie Lin | Stars: Tammy Chen, Kaiser Chuang, Shao-Hua Lung, Leon Dai

Votes: 28

33. Sorry to Bother You (2017)

Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A black telemarketer becomes successful when he discovers a way to make his voice sound like it is overdubbed by a white actor in a macabre, magical-realist Oakland.

Director: Boots Riley

34. Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst (2004)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.3
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February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, granddaughter of William Randolph Heart, was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), who first demanded a prisoner swap for Hearst, then, as it ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stone | Stars: Russ Little, Michael Bortin, Timothy Findley, Dan Grove

Votes: 371

35. Ice (1970)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama

6.6
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"An underground revolutionary group struggles against internal strife to stage urban guerilla attacks against a fictionalized fascist regime in the United States. Interspersed throughout ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Kramer | Stars: Robert Kramer, Leo Braudy, Tom Griffin, Paul McIsaac

Votes: 165

36. Rainbow Bridge (1972)

PG | 108 min | Documentary, Drama, Music

6.1
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A documentary about various singers, musicians, artists, astrologers, etc., who attended a "New Age" gathering in Maui, Hawaii.

Director: Chuck Wein | Stars: Jimi Hendrix, Bob Amacker, Baron Bingen, Charlotte Blob

Votes: 234

37. Like It Is (1968)

72 min | Documentary

6.6
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This documentary on the "youth movement" of the late 1960s focuses on the hippie pot smoking/free love culture in the San Francisco Bay area. Included are discussions of the drug scene with... See full summary »

Director: William Rotsler | Stars: Candee Earle, Adele Rein, Michelle Angelo, James Brand

Votes: 35

38. The Fall (1969)

116 min | Documentary, Music

7.0
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An extraordinary piece of filmmaking, an extremely personal statement on violence, revolution and the turbulence within late sixties America.

Director: Peter Whitehead | Stars: Peter Whitehead, Alberta Tiburzi, Paul Auster, H. Rap Brown

Votes: 38

39. Weed (1972)

PG | 97 min | Documentary

6.4
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Documentary about the prevalence and popularity of marijuana in the early 1970's. Featuring interviews with customs agents, a drug dealer, a law professor, and marijuana smokers, such ... See full summary »

Director: Alex de Renzy | Stars: Steve Kramer, Vernon Hahn, Walter Pardaen, George Brokaw

Votes: 50

40. La sua giornata di gloria (1969)

82 min

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Director: Edoardo Bruno | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Maria Manuela Carrilho, Raúl Martínez, Sergio Serafini

Votes: 19

41. Zombie Dogs (2004)

63 min | Documentary

5.1
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Director: Hai Leong Toh | Stars: Poh Huat Lim, Hai Leong Toh

Votes: 7

42. Growing Up in America (1988)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Documentary on 1960s radicals in the U.S.A.

Director: Morley Markson | Stars: Don Cox, Allen Ginsberg, Fred Hampton Jr., Fred Hampton

Votes: 34

43. Jäähyväiset presidentille (1987)

87 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Asko Mertanen is a waiter who is very interested in shooting. He gets fed up how the things are run in Finland, so he thinks that the best way to change them is to shoot the Finnish president.

Director: Matti Kassila | Stars: Hannu Lauri, Laila Räikkä, Antti Litja, Esa Saario

Votes: 211

44. Jogakusei gerira (1969)

73 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Masao Adachi | Stars: Eri Ashikawa, Arisa Hanamura, Mari Yorozuya, Toto Nitta

Votes: 35

45. Two American Audiences: La Chinoise - A Film in the Making (1968)

40 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Jean-Luc Godard visits the NYU in order to discuss his latest feature "La chinoise" with graduate students on filmmaking and politics.

Directors: Richard Leacock, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Leacock, D.A. Pennebaker

Votes: 12

46. Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? (2006)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary

7.4
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Frank Popper's engaging documentary follows the 2004 campaign of Jeff Smith, a young political science instructor at Washington University who runs for the seat vacated by retiring ... See full synopsis »

Director: Frank Popper | Stars: Nick Adams, Joan Barry, Charles Brennan, Russ Carnahan

Votes: 208

47. Ras le bol (1973)

90 min | Drama

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Bert, a young Belgian advertiser, is forced to carry out his military service, a long and painful journey for him. He strongly feels the absence of Jonquille, his fiancée. On the other hand... See full summary »

Director: Michel Huisman | Stars: Xavier Gélin, Ève Bonfanti, Gilles Ségal, John Dobrynine

48. Pie Fight '69 (2000)

7 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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Independent filmmakers raid the 1969 San Francisco International Film Festival's fur and tuxedo-clad crowd on opening night.

Directors: Christian Bruno, Sam Green

Votes: 21

49. Future Schlock (1984)

85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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In a future time when middle-class, Stepford-type suburbanites have triumphed over individualists and non-conformists and made them prisoner, two vanquished but not defeated non-conformists... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Kiely, Barry Peak | Stars: Mary-Anne Fahey, Mike Bishop, Tracey Callander, Tiriel Mora

Votes: 16

50. Please Stand By (1972)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

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Directors: Jack Milton, Joanna Milton | Stars: David Peel, Wendy Apple, Alex Bennett, A.J. Weberman