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1. The Handmaid's Tale (1990)

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

6.0
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In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern

Votes: 6,002 | Gross: $4.96M

2. Judge Dredd (1995)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.5
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In a dystopian future, Joseph Dredd, the most famous Judge (a police officer with instant field judiciary powers), is convicted for a crime he did not commit and must face his murderous counterpart.

Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Armand Assante, Rob Schneider, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 93,598 | Gross: $34.69M

3. Antz (1998)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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72 Metascore

A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson | Stars: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone

Votes: 129,960 | Gross: $90.65M

4. The Wave (2008)

107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.

Director: Dennis Gansel | Stars: Frederick Lau, Max Riemelt, Jennifer Ulrich, Jürgen Vogel

Votes: 86,214

5. The White Ribbon (2009)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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82 Metascore

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 56,639 | Gross: $2.22M

6. Inside Deep Throat (2005)

NC-17 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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64 Metascore

An examination of the infamous pornographic film Deep Throat (1972), covering aspects from the film's creation to its cultural impact.

Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Dennis Hopper, Gerard Damiano

Votes: 5,792 | Gross: $0.65M

7. Udaan (2010)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama

8.2
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Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Rajat Barmecha, Sanjay Gandhi, Ronit Roy, Manjot Singh

Votes: 34,410 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Viva Maria! (1965)

119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death, she meets Maria I, a singer in a circus. She decides to stay with the circus,... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost

Votes: 2,619

9. Not a Love Story: A Film About Pornography (1981)

69 min | Documentary

5.5
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Documentary about the pornography industry and the apparent violent anti-woman slant much of it takes.

Director: Bonnie Sherr Klein | Stars: Linda Lee Tracey, Bonnie Sherr Klein, Suze Randall, Kate Millett

Votes: 206

10. Graphic Sexual Horror (2009)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

6.8
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Graphic Sexual Horror takes a peek behind the terrifying facade behind the most notorious of bondage websites, exploring the dark mind of its artistic creator and asking hard questions ... See full summary »

Directors: Barbara Bell, Anna Lorentzon | Stars: Peter Ackworth, Claire Adams, Cyd Black, Princess Donna

Votes: 711

11. Dirty Pictures (2000 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.7
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A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Ann Marin, Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid

Votes: 710

12. Children of Darkness (1983)

57 min | Documentary

8.0
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A significant number of American children and teenagers - from all social backgrounds - suffer from mental disorders, schizophrenia, autism and emotional problems, leading them to isolation... See full summary »

Stars: John Brooks, Billy Calhoun, Mary Calhoun, Gerald Davidson

Votes: 194

13. Jaffa (2009)

106 min | Drama

6.9
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In the city of Jaffa; a young girl plans to run away with her secret lover, when a tragedy forever changes the course of their lives.

Director: Keren Yedaya | Stars: Dana Ivgy, Moni Moshonov, Ronit Elkabetz, Mahmud Shalaby

Votes: 643

14. Camouflage (1977)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A group of students are spending the summer vacation at a university camp studying the science of linguistics. One of the camp directors, Jaroslaw, is a young professor who prefers the ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul-Podlasky, Mariusz Dmochowski

Votes: 688

15. The House of Bernarda Alba (1987)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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After the death of her husband Bernada Alba puts her daughters under a rigurous mourning which does not even allow them to leave the house for seven years. Adela, the youngest daughter, suffers the most. Pepe el Romano key to all women's despair.

Director: Mario Camus | Stars: Irene Gutiérrez Caba, Ana Belén, Florinda Chico, Enriqueta Carballeira

Votes: 319

16. In the Name of the Pope King (1977)

105 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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In 1867, with Garibaldi's forces close to bringing Rome into the Italian kingdom, Monsignor Colombo da Priverno, a world-weary judge on the papal court, wants to resign, disgusted by the ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Magni | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Danilo Mattei, Carmen Scarpitta, Giovannella Grifeo

Votes: 388

17. Lesson Plan (2011)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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'Lesson Plan' is a documentary featuring interviews of the original students and teacher of the 1967 Third Wave experiment. This exercise in fascism took place in Palo Alto, California. ... See full summary »

Directors: David Jeffery, Philip Carr Neel | Stars: Ron Jones, Philip Zimbardo, Scott Thomson, Sherry Tousley

Votes: 98

18. But Forever in My Mind (1999)

88 min | Comedy

6.4
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59 Metascore

Silvio, sedici anni, sembra più interessato alle ragazze che alla politica e, quando il liceo che frequenta viene occupato, cerca di cogliere l'occasione giusta per trovare l'anima gemella.... See full summary »

Director: Gabriele Muccino | Stars: Silvio Muccino, Giuseppe Sanfelice, Giulia Steigerwalt, Giulia Carmignani

Votes: 1,304

19. The Real Linda Lovelace (2001 TV Movie)

63 min | Documentary

6.2
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Takes a look at the rise and fall of Linda Lovelace, the first porn star.

Directors: Andrew Abbott, Russell Leven | Stars: Susan Brownmiller, Eric Danville, Andrea Dworkin, Larry Flynt

Votes: 55

20. The House of Bernarda Alba (1991 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama

7.8
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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Directors: Stuart Burge, Núria Espert | Stars: Deborah Findlay, Suzanna Hamilton, Gillian Hanna, Patricia Hayes

Votes: 60

21. Conta-me Como Foi (2007– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.7
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The life of a family during the last days of the "Estado Novo" (corporatist authoritarian regime installed in Portugal in 1933)

Stars: Miguel Guilherme, Rita Blanco, Luís Ganito, Catarina Avelar

Votes: 598

22. Larry Flynt: The Right to Be Left Alone (2007)

74 min | Documentary

7.5
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A documentary that celebrates and examines an unabashed vulgarian.

Director: Joan Brooker-Marks | Stars: Larry Flynt, Al van Schaik, Simon L. Leis Jr., Robert Scheer

Votes: 239

23. Mille mois (2003)

124 min | Drama

6.3
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It is the holy month of Ramadan in Morocco in 1981. Amina, accompanied with her seven years old son Mehdi, come to live with her father-in-law Ahmed in a small village in Morocco, after her... See full summary »

Director: Faouzi Bensaïdi | Stars: Fouad Labied, Nezha Rahile, Mohamed Majd, Mohammed Afifi

Votes: 209

24. My Tango with Porn (2003 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

4.3
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Director: Siobhan Devine | Stars: Raffaëla Anderson, Kay Armatage, Marc B., A. Alan Borovoy

Votes: 22

25. Zui yu fa (2007)

122 min | Documentary

7.3
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In a small town near China's North Korea border, a state police station exerts itself as a solicitous caretaker of the locals. As it goes out to catch criminals and punish them too, professionalism fades into the background.

Director: Liang Zhao

Votes: 35

26. Little Sister's vs. Big Brother (2002)

71 min | Documentary

7.0
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The story of how Little Sister's, a small bookstore in the heart of Vancouver's gay and lesbian community, has flourished in the face of book seizures and bombings. At the center of the ... See full summary »

Director: Aerlyn Weissman | Stars: Jim Deva, Bruce Smythe, Knowlton Nash, Nino Ricci

Votes: 14

27. La casa de Bernarda Alba (1982)

100 min | Drama

5.8
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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Alatriste | Stars: Amparo Rivelles, Magda Guzmán, Rosenda Monteros, Laura Cepeda

Votes: 10

28. Art/Crime (2011)

100 min | Documentary

7.9
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A Documentary about violence, horror, censorship and legislation on the web. In 2009, Remy Couture, a special effects makeup artists from Quebec was arrested by the police right in front of... See full summary »

Director: Frederick Maheux | Stars: Nacho Cerdà, Rémy Couture, Joseph Elfassi, Éric Falardeau

Votes: 7

29. Uvod u drugi zivot (1992)

100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A writer is visited by his girlfriend's father, who tells him his life story after WW2.

Director: Milos 'Misa' Radivojevic | Stars: Aleksandar Bercek, Dragomir Cumic, Zoran Cvijanovic, Predrag Ejdus

Votes: 38

30. La casa de Bernarda Alba (1974 TV Movie)

Drama

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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Director: Julio Castillo | Stars: Ofelia Guilmáin, Ofelia Medina, Diana Bracho, Rosenda Monteros

31. History of the National Security State (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 261 min | Documentary, History, War

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Stars: Tony Blair, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Dwight D. Eisenhower

32. Bernarda Albas Haus (1957 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

9.2
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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Director: Franz Peter Wirth | Stars: Elisabeth Flickenschildt, Adele Lindemer, Eva Vaitl, Rosemarie Reymann

Votes: 12

33. Bernardas hus (1964 TV Movie)

68 min

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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Director: Per Bronken | Stars: Ada Kramm, Ragnhild Michelsen, Merete Skavlan, Astrid Folstad

34. Bernarda Albas Haus (1994 TV Movie)

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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Director: Konstanze Lauterbach | Stars: Sybille Hahn, Christa Gottschalk, Irene Kleinschmidt, B. Riebesel

35. Het huis van Bernarda Alba (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Ben Royaards | Stars: Gella Allaert, Denise De Weerdt, Martha Dewachter, Germaine Loosveldt

36. Fire Under the Ashes (2013)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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Fire under the Ashes tells, through handycam footage kept unreleased for 4 years and brought out of Iran under difficult circumstances, how the ordinary life of a couple is seriously ... See full summary »

Director: Arash Setoodeh | Stars: Arash Setoodeh, Parna Khalili

37. Debi tskvdiadshi (1982 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

8.6
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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Director: Bidzina Chkheidze | Stars: Veriko Anjaparidze, Zeinab Botsvadze, Nineli Chankvetadze, Jujuna Dugladze

Votes: 5

38. Het huis van Bernarda Alba (1963 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

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Stars: Ingeborg Elzevier, Maria Hamel, Anita Menist, Loudi Nijhoff

39. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: Against Pornography: The Feminism of Andrea Dworkin (1991)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

5.4
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Radical feminist Andrea Dworkin's expose on the pornography industry.

Star: Andrea Dworkin

Votes: 16

40. Pauw & Witteman (2006–2014)
Episode: Episode #4.97 (2010)

Talk-Show

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Topics: What is allowed when trying to find tax dodgers? What can be done to tackle the problems caused by young Morrocan Dutch troublemakers? The new law that forbids animal sex has advocates and opponents.

Stars: Jeroen Pauw, Paul Witteman, Nico Koffeman, Midas Dekkers

41. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )
Episode: Linda Lovelace (2000)

Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.4
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Television documentary about the life and career of X-rated film actress, and later anti-porn activist, Linda Lovelace. The film features clips from her most famous movies including 'Deep ... See full summary »

Stars: Linda Lovelace, William Margold, Sharon Mitchell, Luke Ford

Votes: 16

42. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: The House of Bernarda Alba (1976)

Comedy, Drama

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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Rosalind Ayres, Carmen Capaldi, Jan Chappell, Patience Collier

43. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Episode: The House of Bernarda Alba (1960)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Stars: Lee Grant, Eileen Heckart, Nancy Marchand, Cathleen Nesbitt

44. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: The House of Bernarda Alba (1960)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

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A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest... See full summary »

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Liane Aukin, Jacqueline Blackmore, Anne Blake, Carmen Blanck

45. SexTV (1998–2008)
Episode: The Porn Wars: Feminism & Pornography (2006)

Documentary

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Stars: Joanna Angel, Andrea Dworkin, Nina Hartley, Carly Milne