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1. The Insider (1999)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

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84 Metascore

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

Writers: Marie Brenner, Eric Roth, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

2. Saturday Night Fever (1977)

R | 118 min | Drama, Music

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77 Metascore

A Brooklyn youth feels his only chance to get somewhere is as the king of the disco floor.

Writers: Nik Cohn, Norman Wexler | Director: John Badham | Stars: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali

3. Kid Cannabis (2014)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

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54 Metascore

An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives are changed forever.

Writer: John Stockwell | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Jonathan Daniel Brown, Kenny Wormald, Aaron Yoo, Ron Perlman

4. Taxi (1978–1983)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things.

Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

5. Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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36 Metascore

Two best friends rise through the ranks of New York's Chinese underworld in the 1980s.

Writers: Michael Di Jiacomo, Andrew Loo | Directors: Wai-Keung Lau, Andrew Loo | Stars: Justin Chon, Kevin Wu, Harry Shum Jr., Ray Liotta

6. I am Michael (2015)

Drama | Completed

A gay activist and magazine founder is 'saved' from his homosexuality after turning to God.

Writers: Justin Kelly, Stacey Miller | Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: James Franco, Emma Roberts, Zachary Quinto, Daryl Hannah

7. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical

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Town Sheriff and regular patron, fights to keep a historical whorehouse open when a TV preacher targets it as the Devils playhouse.

Writers: Larry L. King, Peter Masterson, Colin Higgins | Director: Colin Higgins | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning

8. High Noon (1952)

PG | 85 min | Western

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89 Metascore

A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.

Writers: Carl Foreman, John W. Cunningham | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

9. Streetwise (1984)

91 min | Documentary

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Gritty documentary looks at the life and lives of teenagers living on the streets of Seattle.

Writer: Cheryl McCall | Director: Martin Bell | Stars: Roberta Joseph Hayes, Baby Gramps, Kim, Lillie

10. The Judge's Will (2015)

Drama | Announced

A judge in Dehli makes preparations for the women in his life as he approaches death.

Writer: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: Alexander Payne

11. The Boy Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Drama | Announced

How WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange worked with The New York Times.

Writers: Mark Boal, Bill Keller | Director: Paul Greengrass

12. King of the Mountain (1981)

PG | 90 min | Drama

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A group of friends race their high-powered cars up and down a dangerous and deadly mountain road known as Mulholland Drive to see who can claim the title of "King of the Hill."

Writers: David Barry, Leigh Chapman, H.R. Christian | Director: Noel Nosseck | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Joseph Bottoms, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Richard Cox

13. The Golden Suicides

Biography, Drama, Mystery | Announced

A chronicle of the double suicide of artists Theresa Duncan and Jeremy Blake.

Writers: Nancy Jo Sales, Gus Van Sant, Bret Easton Ellis | Director: Gaspar Noé

14. Trial by Fire

Drama | Announced

The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.

Writers: Geoffrey Fletcher, David Grann | Director: Edward Zwick

15. The Infiltrator

Action, Drama, Thriller | Announced

The British intelligence agency plants spies in the Irish Republican Army to monitor terrorist activities. Based on an "Atlantic Monthly" article written by Matthew Teague.

Writers: David Benioff, Matthew Teague, Joshua Zetumer

16. Raving (2007)

20 min | Short, Drama

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In New York City, a young woman forms a curious bond with a lonely older man after they encounter one another on a street corner.

Writer: Julia Stiles | Director: Julia Stiles | Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Bill Irwin, Michael Wright, Marcia DeBonis

17. Electric Boy Genius

Comedy | Announced

A young boy becomes an electrical engineering whiz.

Writers: Andrew Corsello, Grant Thompson | Director: John Lee Hancock

18. Untitled Wikileaks/HBO Project (TV Movie)


Story of Julian Assange and the rise and fall of Wikileaks.

Writers: Rowan Joffe, Raffi Khatchadourian | Director: Charles Ferguson

19. Prisoner of Denver

Drama | Announced

A 21-year-old Colorado woman is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole, despite having an alibi of being in police custody when the crime was committed.

Writer: Hunter S. Thompson

20. Will You Be My Black Friend?

Comedy | Announced

A magazine writer places ads on Craiglist in an effort to expand his social horizons.

21. The Terrorist Search Engine

Drama | Announced

Young counterterrorism expert witness, Evan Kohlmann, helps convict nearly two dozen defendants in federal courts and Guantánamo Bay tribunals.

Writers: Oren Moverman, Wesley Yang | Director: Oren Moverman

22. Coronado High

Drama | Announced

A look at the lives of a group of young drug smugglers.

Writers: Joshuah Bearman, Debora Cahn

23. In the Kingdom of Big Sugar

Drama | Announced

A young lawyer joins forces with a veteran attorney to help exploited migrant workers in Southern Florida's sugar industry.

Writer: Marie Brenner

24. The Whale Hunter

Thriller | Announced

A thriller set in the world of Vegas casino hosts.

Writer: David List

25. Skatergirl

Action, Adventure | Announced

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Writer: Joshua Levine | Star: Brooke L. Goldner

26. The Farm (I)

Drama | Announced

A Brooklyn husband and father of two, battling a career and emotional downturn, stumbles into a renewed sense of purpose by transforming his urban backyard into a working farm.

Writers: Manny Howard, Donal Lardner Ward

27. Anything, Anywhere, Anytime

Action, Thriller | Announced

The adventures of daredevil cargo pilots, also known as "freight dogs", who are hired to haul all sorts of dangerous cargo.

Writer: Michael Walker

28. Beating Back (1914)

60 min | Adventure, Biography, Western

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Writers: Al J. Jennings, Will Irwin, Caryl S. Fleming | Director: Caryl S. Fleming | Stars: Al J. Jennings, J. Morris Foster, Frank Farrington, Albert Froom

29. All the World Is Staged

Drama, Sport | Announced

A look at the corruption of fixing soccer matches throughout the world.

30. Mr. Romance

Comedy | Announced

In order to win back the love of his life, an average guy enters the "Mr. Romance" contest, a competition for men wishing to appear on the cover of romance novels.

Writers: Joshuah Bearman, Jeffrey Roda

31. Year of the Pigskin

Comedy, Sport | Announced

A group of American football fans in China form their own amateur team with the hopes that the sport will become more popular there.

Writer: Christopher Beam

32. Exit Point

Action | Announced

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Writers: Ed Caesar, Tom Williams

33. When Bob Stopped Smiling

Drama | Announced

The true story of Steve Warshak, the "Cincinatti Boner King" who marketed an herbal male enhancement product, made millions, and ended up in federal prison for 25 years.

Writer: Micky Levy

34. Inkan (2016)

Documentary | Announced

A biography of Taira Shinken, the founder of Ryukyu Kobudo, an Okinawan martial art. Inkan is an extended re-release of the 22 minute direct-t-video short film "Taira Shinken, Father of Ryukyu Kobudo" by the same production team.

Writer: Doug Daulton | Director: Doug Daulton | Stars: Shinken Taira, Devorah Yoshiko Dometrich, Masaru Inomoto, Sachi Yoshi Takara

35. The Other Side of Hate

Drama | Announced

A farmer and a priest come together in modern day Zimbabwe to overcome years of racism and hatred.

Writers: Andrew Corsello, Ross Kettle | Director: Ross Kettle

36. Southern Cross

Adventure | Announced

A man rumored to be a descendant of the Flying Dutchman hides his true identity to help lead his people out of the 19th century and into the next.

Writer: Ann Hayward Sparks