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1. Girl, Interrupted (1999)

R | 127 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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51 Metascore

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

Writers: Susanna Kaysen, James Mangold, Lisa Loomer, Anna Hamilton Phelan | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 120,128

2. The Basketball Diaries (1995)

R | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Carroll, Bryan Goluboff | Director: Scott Kalvert | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio

Votes: 76,627

3. Garden State (2004)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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67 Metascore

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Writer: Zach Braff | Director: Zach Braff | Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

Votes: 184,295

4. A Scanner Darkly (2006)

R | 100 min | Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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73 Metascore

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

Votes: 86,849

5. A River Runs Through It (1992)

PG | 123 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.

Writers: Norman Maclean, Richard Friedenberg | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 40,497

6. Beginners (2010)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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81 Metascore

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

Writer: Mike Mills | Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 70,477

7. Renaissance Man (1994)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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44 Metascore

A down-on-his-luck businessman desperately takes the only job offered - a teacher in the U.S. Army. His mission: keep a ragtag bunch of underachieving misfits from flunking out of basic ... See full summary »

Writer: Jim Burnstein | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Danny DeVito, Gregory Hines, James Remar, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 13,518

8. Private Parts (1997)

R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star.

Writers: Howard Stern, Len Blum, Michael Kalesniko | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Votes: 28,825

9. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.

Writers: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud | Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 67,454

10. Antwone Fisher (2002)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins.

Writer: Antwone Fisher | Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Derek Luke, Joy Bryant, Malcolm David Kelley

Votes: 25,719

11. Withnail & I (1987)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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London, 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to ... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Robinson | Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

Votes: 29,672

12. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.1
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A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.

Writer: Louis Malle | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette, Stanislas Carré de Malberg

Votes: 23,164

13. Sylvia (2003)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.

Writer: John Brownlow | Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Lucy Davenport, David Birkin

Votes: 8,807

14. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

Passed | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.5
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Boxer Rocky Graziano's biopic, based on his autobiography, from childhood to his World Middleweight Championship title win at age 28 in 1947.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Rocky Graziano, Rowland Barber | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 5,616

15. The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.6
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27 Metascore

Seven year old Jeremiah is pulled from his foster home and thrown into a troubled life on the road with his teenage mother, Sarah.

Writers: Laura Albert, Asia Argento, Alessandro Magania | Director: Asia Argento | Stars: Asia Argento, Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Jimmy Bennett

Votes: 5,266

16. My One and Only (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

6.6
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62 Metascore

An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

Writer: Charlie Peters | Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Logan Lerman, Mark Rendall, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 7,042

17. The Sheltering Sky (1990)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travel aimlessly through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions only leads both deeper into despair.

Writers: Paul Bowles, Mark Peploe, Bernardo Bertolucci | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

Votes: 8,418

18. To Hell and Back (1955)

Approved | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.5
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The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.

Writers: Gil Doud, Audie Murphy | Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly

Votes: 3,671

19. My Life So Far (1999)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian, her daughter, her inventor husband, their ten year old son, and his ... See full summary »

Writers: Denis Forman, Simon Donald | Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irène Jacob, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 2,398

20. Desert Flower (2009)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN ... See full summary »

Writers: Smita Bhide, Waris Dirie, Sherry Hormann, Cathleen Miller, Wüstenblume | Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar, Roun Daher Aïnan

Votes: 8,361

21. My Date with Drew (2004)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

6.6
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51 Metascore

"If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul." - Drew Barrymore. Ever since the second grade when he first saw her in E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Gunn, Brian Herzlinger, Brett Winn | Stars: Brian Herzlinger, Drew Barrymore, John August, Stephanie Bedell

Votes: 4,254

22. The Class (2008)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.5
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92 Metascore

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

Writers: Laurent Cantet, Robin Campillo, François Bégaudeau | Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: François Bégaudeau, Agame Malembo-Emene, Angélica Sancio, Arthur Fogel

Votes: 28,574

23. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Writer: Casey Robinson | Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 3,544

24. Me, Myself and Mum (2013)

85 min | Comedy

6.7
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Mrs. Gallienne, a rather temperamental upper middle-class lady, has three children, two of whom she considers as her sons and another she calls Guillaume. Logically indeed, the latter ... See full summary »

Writers: Guillaume Gallienne, Claude Mathieu, Nicolas Vassiliev | Director: Guillaume Gallienne | Stars: Guillaume Gallienne, André Marcon, Françoise Fabian, Nanou Garcia

Votes: 5,478

25. Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY. A very ... See full summary »

Writer: Harvey Fierstein | Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein, Brian Kerwin

Votes: 5,410

26. Flashback (1990)

R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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In 1989, clean-cut FBI man John Buckner is detailed to escort heavily-bearded Huey Walker back to jail for offenses dating back to his days as a celebrated hippie radical. After Walker ... See full summary »

Writer: David Loughery | Director: Franco Amurri | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Kiefer Sutherland, Carol Kane, Paul Dooley

Votes: 3,866

27. When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)

PG-13 | 92 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.

Writers: David Nicholls, Blake Morrison | Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Juliet Stevenson, Bradley Johnson

Votes: 3,533

28. Lackawanna Blues (2005 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.

Writer: Ruben Santiago-Hudson | Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: S. Epatha Merkerson, Marcus Carl Franklin, Yasiin Bey, Carmen Ejogo

Votes: 1,985

29. Joe the King (1999)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality.

Writer: Frank Whaley | Director: Frank Whaley | Stars: Noah Fleiss, Karen Young, Camryn Manheim, Austin Pendleton

Votes: 2,326

30. The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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75 Metascore

Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).

Writers: Robert Evans, Brett Morgen | Directors: Nanette Burstein, Brett Morgen | Stars: Robert Evans, Eddie Albert, Peter Bart, Charlie Bluhdorn

Votes: 5,936

31. The Truce (1997)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Based on Primo Levi's autobiographical "The Reawakening".

Writers: Tonino Guerra, Primo Levi, Sandro Petraglia, Francesco Rosi, Stefano Rulli | Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: John Turturro, Rade Serbedzija, Massimo Ghini, Stefano Dionisi

Votes: 1,306

32. Taxi zum Klo (1980)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Frank Ripploh is a bit of a rascal: he's a bearded and shaggy-haired teacher, and he's gay with a very active sex life and an interest in making films. He keeps his personal life and ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Ripploh | Director: Frank Ripploh | Stars: Frank Ripploh, Bernd Broaderup, Orpha Termin, Peter Fahrni

Votes: 965

33. Tarnation (2003)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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87 Metascore

Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more -- culled from 19 years of his life.

Writer: Jonathan Caouette | Director: Jonathan Caouette | Stars: Jonathan Caouette, Renee Leblanc, Adolph Davis, Rosemary Davis

Votes: 5,633

34. Borstal Boy (2000)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden.

Writers: Brendan Behan, Nye Heron, Peter Sheridan | Director: Peter Sheridan | Stars: Shawn Hatosy, Danny Dyer, Eamon Glancy, Ian McElhinney

Votes: 2,004

35. The Long Day Closes (1992)

PG | 85 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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85 Metascore

The Long Day Closes is the story of eleven-year-old "Bud." A sad and lonely boy, Bud struggles through his days. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local movie-house. ... See full summary »

Writer: Terence Davies | Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Leigh McCormack, Marjorie Yates, Anthony Watson, Nicholas Lamont

Votes: 1,633

36. The Slingshot (1993)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.5
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Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he ... See full summary »

Writers: Åke Sandgren, Roland Schütt | Director: Åke Sandgren | Stars: Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård, Basia Frydman, Niklas Olund

Votes: 1,560

37. A Home of Our Own (1993)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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The story begins in Los Angeles when Frances Lacey (Kathy Bates) takes her six children and drives north to find a home of their own away from the bad influences of the big city.

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Kathy Bates, Edward Furlong, Clarissa Lassig, Sarah Schaub

Votes: 2,167

38. The Grass Harp (1995)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Comedy

7.1
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After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city ... See full summary »

Writers: Truman Capote, Stirling Silliphant, Kirk Ellis | Director: Charles Matthau | Stars: Piper Laurie, Sissy Spacek, Walter Matthau, Edward Furlong

Votes: 3,038

39. Telling Lies in America (1997)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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65 Metascore

Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960's. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Brad Renfro, Maximilian Schell, Calista Flockhart

Votes: 1,827

40. Chapter Two (1979)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Robert Moore | Stars: James Caan, Marsha Mason, Joseph Bologna, Valerie Harper

Votes: 782

41. Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010)

R | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

4.1
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A modern day take on the trials and tribulations of dating. We follow Ben as he faces the world of dating as a 35 year old who is looking for more then sex. After testing out different ... See full summary »

Writer: Ronnie Kerr | Director: Devin Hamilton | Stars: Ronnie Kerr, Scott Gabelein, Kindall Kolins, Joseph Russo

Votes: 327

42. The Bell Jar (1979)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama

5.7
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Details a young woman's summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return home to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from news of... See full summary »

Writers: Marjorie Kellogg, Sylvia Plath | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Marilyn Hassett, Julie Harris, Jameson Parker, Anne Jackson

Votes: 185

43. A Rumor of War (1980 TV Movie)

114 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.8
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The memories of a US private in Vietnam who slowly gets disillusioned as the war progresses.

Writers: John Sacret Young, Phil Caputo | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Brad Davis, Keith Carradine, Michael O'Keefe, Richard Bradford

Votes: 228

44. The Greatest (1977)

PG | 101 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

5.7
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Muhammad Ali stars as himself in this dramatised version of his life story up to the late 1970s. It includes his Olympic triumphs as Cassius Clay, his conversion to Islam, his refusal of ... See full summary »

Writers: Muhammad Ali, Herbert Muhammad, Richard Durham, Ring Lardner Jr. | Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Ernest Borgnine, John Marley, Lloyd Haynes

Votes: 736

45. Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.3
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Breaking the Surface is about the tough times Greg Louganis had on his way to becoming one of the world's top Olympic divers. Some topics discussed were Greg's childhood problems, his ... See full summary »

Writers: Greg Louganis, Eric Marcus, Alan Hines | Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Mario Lopez, Michael Murphy, Jeffrey Meek, Rosemary Dunsmore

Votes: 550

46. The Arbor (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.2
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88 Metascore

Portrayal of the late Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar.

Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Manjinder Virk, Christine Bottomley, Natalie Gavin, Parvani Lingiah

Votes: 1,266

47. Declaration of War (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.0
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73 Metascore

When their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumor, young parents Roméo and Juliette unite in the fight for his survival.

Writers: Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm | Director: Valérie Donzelli | Stars: Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm, César Desseix, Gabriel Elkaïm

Votes: 4,132

48. Sorrow and Joy (2013)

107 min | Drama

7.1
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In SORROW AND JOY filmmaker Johannes and his wife, schoolteacher Signe, experience the biggest sorrow and misfortune one can ever imagine. Nevertheless, in all the hopelessness they must ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Malmros | Stars: Jakob Cedergren, Helle Fagralid, Ida Dwinger, Kristian Halken

Votes: 776

49. Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)

R | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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After severely burning himself in a drug incident, a comedian has a near death experience in which he reviews his life.

Writers: Rocco Urbisci, Paul Mooney, Richard Pryor | Director: Richard Pryor | Stars: Richard Pryor, Debbie Allen, Art Evans, Fay Hauser

Votes: 1,155

50. A Merry War (1997)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to live on his ... See full summary »

Writers: George Orwell, Alan Plater | Director: Robert Bierman | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Helena Bonham Carter, Julian Wadham, Jim Carter

Votes: 1,150