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1. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker.

Writers: David Robinson, Charles Chaplin, Diana Hawkins, William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw

2. Burn Notice (2007–2013)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Active

8.0
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A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble.

Creator: Matt Nix | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless

3. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

8.5
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89 Metascore

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

4. The Great Debaters (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

Writers: Robert Eisele, Jeffrey Porro, Tony Scherman | Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

5. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov | Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

6. The Majestic (2001)

PG | 152 min | Drama

6.9
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27 Metascore

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Writer: Michael Sloane | Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn

7. The Way We Were (1973)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.

Writer: Arthur Laurents | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles

8. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005 Video Game)

Action

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A lone street racer must use his talents to rise to the top of the Blacklist, comprised of the 15 most elite drivers in the city of Rockport.

Writers: Adrian Vershinin, Peter Tomasi, Ryan Galletta, Doug Barber | Directors: Dave 'Foots' Footman, Scott Henshaw | Stars: Paul Dzenkiw, Josie Maran, Dean McKenzie, Derek Hamilton

9. Guilty by Suspicion (1991)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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David Merrill (Robert De Niro), a fictitious 1950s Hollywood director, returns from filming abroad in France to find that his loyalty has been called into question by the House Committee on... See full summary »

Writer: Irwin Winkler | Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig

10. Bread and Roses (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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57 Metascore

Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody, Elpidia Carrillo, Jack McGee

11. The Front (1976)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.

Writer: Walter Bernstein | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy

12. Takedown (2000)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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This film is based on the story of the capture of computer hacker "Kevin Mitnick".

Writers: Tsutomu Shimomura, John Markoff, David Newman, Leslie Newman, John Danza, Howard A. Rodman | Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Russell Wong, Angela Featherstone, Donal Logue

13. The Politician's Wife (1995– )

185 min | Drama

7.8
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A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.

Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Trevor Eve, Ian Bannen, Anton Lesser

14. Nothing But a Man (1964)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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87 Metascore

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.

Writers: Michael Roemer, Robert M. Young | Director: Michael Roemer | Stars: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris, Gloria Foster

15. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Trumbo | Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

16. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

17. Slaves (1969)

110 min | Drama

5.2
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A Kentucky slave fights for his freedom from cruel overseer whose mistress eventually joins Davis and the other slaves in their revolt.

Writers: Herbert J. Biberman, John O. Killens, Alida Sherman | Director: Herbert J. Biberman | Stars: Dionne Warwick, Ossie Davis, Stephen Boyd, Marilyn Clark

18. Force of Evil (1948)

TV-PG | 78 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.4
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An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket.

Writers: Abraham Polonsky, Ira Wolfert | Director: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor, Howland Chamberlain

19. The Heat's On (1943)

Approved | 79 min | Musical, Comedy

5.1
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When his biggest star joins a rival's show, a Broadway producer bluffs and schemes to get her back.

Writers: Fitzroy Davis, George S. George, Fred Schiller | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Mae West, Victor Moore, William Gaxton, Lester Allen

20. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.

Writer: Norman Krasna | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn

21. Career (1959)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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More than anything in the world, Sam Lawson wants to be a successful actor. Is he willing to sacrifice his wife, happiness and personal reputation to achieve his goal?

Writers: Bert Granet, James Lee, Philip Stong, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Dean Martin, Anthony Franciosa, Shirley MacLaine, Carolyn Jones

22. Kitchen Stories (2003)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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75 Metascore

A scientific observer's job of observing an old cantakerous single man's kitchen habits is complicated by his growing friendship with him.

Writers: Jörgen Bergmark, Bent Hamer | Director: Bent Hamer | Stars: Tomas Norström, Joachim Calmeyer, Bjørn Floberg, Reine Brynolfsson

23. Dash and Lilly (1999 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.3
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Biographical look at the bombastic love affair that writers Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman shared in 1940 and 50's Hollywood. Refusing to marry, but deeply in love, the two engaged in... See full summary »

Writer: Jerrold L. Ludwig | Director: Kathy Bates | Stars: Sam Shepard, Judy Davis, Bebe Neuwirth, Laurence Luckinbill

24. Red Hollywood (1996 Video)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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A documentary that examines the films made by the victims of the Hollywood Blacklist and offers a radically difference perspective on a key period in the history of American cinema.

Directors: Thom Andersen, Noël Burch | Stars: Paul Jarrico, Alfred Lewis Levitt, Abraham Polonsky, Billy Woodberry

25. Rated 'R': Republicans in Hollywood (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

5.0
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Writer: Jesse Moss | Director: Jesse Moss | Stars: Jesse Moss, Julie Haener, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barbra Streisand

26. Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)

55 min | Documentary

6.6
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Mikhail Vartanov's influential documentary about the imprisoned genius Sergei Parajanov who was persecuted "during the height of his artistic power," for his unruly life style and ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Vartanov, Mikhail Vartanov, Sergei Parajanov | Directors: Mikhail Vartanov, Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Sergei Parajanov, Sofiko Chiaureli, Mikhail Vartanov, Yuri Mgoyan

27. One of the Hollywood Ten (2000)

109 min | Drama

6.2
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Herbert Biberman struggles as a Hollywood writer and director blacklisted as one of The Hollywood Ten in the 1950s.

Writer: Karl Francis | Director: Karl Francis | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Greta Scacchi, Ángela Molina, Christopher Fulford

28. Not 4 Sale (2013)

12 min | Short, Biography, Drama | Completed

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The 1950's at the height of the 'Red Scare'.

Writers: Haran Jackson, Roger Melvin | Director: Roger Melvin | Stars: Isaiah Washington, Terri J. Vaughn, Marcus Chong, Craig Archibald

29. Seeing Red (1983)

100 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Directors: Jim Klein, Julia Reichert | Stars: Oscar Hunter, Rose Podmaka, Sylvia Woods, Howard 'Stretch' Johnson

30. Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Musical

6.5
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Biographical movie about the early 20th century Broadway stars Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.

Writers: Richard Weil, Sam Hellman, Francis Swann, James V. Kern | Director: David Butler | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Irene Manning

31. Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007)

PG | 93 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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81 Metascore

Interviews, archival footage and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artist and activist Pete Seeger.

Director: Jim Brown | Stars: Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Bill Clinton, Bob Dylan

32. Fear on Trial (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.6
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The story of John Henry Faulk, a radio/TV personality of the 1950s, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Faulk sued the organization that was behind the blacklisting, and the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Henry Faulk, David W. Rintels | Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: William Devane, George C. Scott, Dorothy Tristan, William Redfield

33. Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009)

86 min | Documentary

7.9
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Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas shares stories about his life, his family, his work, and his philosophy after living 92 years.

Writer: Kirk Douglas | Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Anne Douglas, Diana Douglas, Eric Douglas

34. The John Garfield Story (2003 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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This documentary, aired on the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable network, looks at the life and career of John Garfield, whose career was cut short when he died at age 39. His difficult ... See full summary »

Writers: Joan Kramer, David Heeley | Director: David Heeley | Stars: Julie Garfield, Ellen Adler, Joseph Bernard, Phoebe Brand

35. Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg (2009)

92 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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69 Metascore

The story of the actress, writer, and broadcasting pioneer Gertrude Berg.

Director: Aviva Kempner | Stars: Gertrude Berg, Lewis Berg, Sara Chase, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

36. Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (1998)

54 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary look at the confluence of the Red scare, McCarthyism, and blacklists with the post-war activism by African Americans seeking more and better roles on radio, television, and ... See full summary »

Writer: Alexandra Isles | Director: Alexandra Isles | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Rosetta LeNoire, Dick Campbell, Frederick O'Neal

37. The Hollywood Ten (1950)

15 min | Documentary, Short, History

7.3
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Writer: John Berry | Director: John Berry | Stars: J. Parnell Thomas, Albert Maltz, Lester Cole, Samuel Ornitz

38. Blacklist (2009)

10 min | Short, Thriller

7.3
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Two protagonists, Death And Angel play God and toy with the lives of humans.

Writer: Roberto Iacurci | Director: Roberto Iacurci | Stars: Hassan Abbas, Antonio Iacurci, Roberto Iacurci, Charlotte King

39. The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time (1982)

PG | 78 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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Documentary about the blacklisted folk group, "The Weavers," and the events leading up to their triumphant return to Carnegie Hall.

Writer: Lee Hays | Director: Jim Brown | Stars: Lee Hays, Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, Arlo Guthrie

40. Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer (2009)

128 min | Documentary

6.4
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A 100 year history of the development of movie marketing, reflecting technical improvements, audience taste and cultural sensibilities.

Writers: Frederick L. Greene, Scott McIsaac | Directors: Michael J. Shapiro, Jeff Werner | Stars: Robert Osborne, Chris Arnold, Dan Asma, John Barrymore

41. Making the Earth Stand Still (1995 Video)

70 min | Documentary

5.8
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A documentary about the 1951 sci-fi film "The Day the Earth Stood Still," featuring clips from the film and interviews with some of the cast and crew about the making of the film.

Stars: Julian Blaustein, Bob Burns, Joe Dante, Billy Gray

42. Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey (1995)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

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Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Elia Kazan, Eli Wallach

43. Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (1979)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.1
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An examination of the life of actor and singer Paul Robeson, from his first major triumphs on the stage in the 1920s through his gradually increasing social activism in the 1930s and 1940s,... See full summary »

Writer: Saul J. Turell | Director: Saul J. Turell | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Paul Robeson, Margaret Webster

44. Hollywood: The Golden Years (1961 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Writers: Sidney Skolsky, Malvin Wald | Director: David L. Wolper | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Theda Bara, Richard Barthelmess, Wallace Beery

45. Buzz (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.6
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66 Metascore

A journey to places, where the overseen Hollywood screenwriter Albert Isaac "Buzz" Bezzerides lived and worked, revealing the operation of Hollywood's production system in the 40ies, 50ies, 60ies and more ...

Writer: Spiro Taraviras | Director: Spiro Taraviras | Stars: A.I. Bezzerides, Jules Dassin, Gregory Patrick Karr, Cloris Leachman

46. A Crime to Fit the Punishment (1982)

46 min | Documentary

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In 1954 during the height of McCarthyism and the Cold War, the controversial labor film "Salt of the Earth" was made despite numerous attempts by the film industry and the US government to ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Mack, Barbara A. Moss

47. Committee on UnAmerican Activities (1962)

46 min | Documentary, History

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First film by a private citizen which criticizes a Government Committee: 1930s footage of Committee Chairman Martin Dies attacking "subversives" in labor unions; the Hollywood Witch Hunts; Cold War Blacklist; & 1960 San Francisco hearings.

Writer: Robert Carl Cohen | Stars: Earl Browder, Phillip Burton, Matthew C. Carberry, Sebastián Cardero

48. Kasha: Kâdo hasan no onna! (1994 TV Movie)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Writers: Takeshi Yoshida, Miyuki Miyabe | Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Kunihiko Mitamura, Eiichirô Funakoshi, Takuzô Kadono, Yôko Moriguchi

49. Veli, sisko (1979 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, History

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Writer: Timo-Erkki Heino | Director: Timo-Erkki Heino | Stars: Elsa Rautee, Väinö Virtanen, Veikko Ohinmaa, Amine Kettunen

50. Burn Notice (2007–2013)
Episode: Army of One (2011)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Jesse asks Michael to sabotage a team of corporate spies, not knowing that they are planning a hostage situation. Meanwhile, Sam and Fi turn to an old "friend" to help gather information about who framed Michael and killed Max.

Creator: Matt Nix | Director: Tawnia McKiernan | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Coby Bell, Bruce Campbell