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1. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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81 Metascore

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Writers: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell | Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

2. The Hurt Locker (2008)

R | 131 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.6
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94 Metascore

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Writer: Mark Boal | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce

3. Bullitt (1968)

PG | 114 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection.

Writers: Alan Trustman, Harry Kleiner, Robert L. Fish | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Don Gordon

4. Bully (2001)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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45 Metascore

Based on a true story. Naive teenagers plot to murder one of their own, who has been too much of a bully to them.

Writers: Jim Schutze, David McKenna, Roger Pullis | Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Brad Renfro, Nick Stahl, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner

5. Hard Eight (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

John has lost all his money. He sits outside a diner in the desert when Sydney happens along, buys him coffee, then takes him to Reno and shows him how to get a free room without losing ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

6. Scarecrow (1973)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.4
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72 Metascore

Max, an ex-con drifter with a penchant for brawling is amused by Lion, a homeless ex-sailor, and they partner up as they head east together.

Writer: Garry Michael White | Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan, Ann Wedgeworth

7. Man Bites Dog (1992)

NC-17 | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand.

Writers: Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît Poelvoorde, Vincent Tavier | Directors: Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît Poelvoorde | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert, Nelly Pappaert, Hector Pappaert

8. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Writer: Errol Morris | Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

9. Bloody Sunday (2002)

R | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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90 Metascore

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

Writer: Paul Greengrass | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

10. Nil by Mouth (1997)

R | 128 min | Drama

7.4
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The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug ... See full summary »

Writer: Gary Oldman | Director: Gary Oldman | Stars: Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Charlie Creed-Miles, Laila Morse

11. S.F.W. (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.

Writers: Andrew Wellman, Danny Rubin, Jefery Levy | Director: Jefery Levy | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Busey, Joey Lauren Adams

12. Kurt & Courtney (1998)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.2
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A documentary on the life of Kurt Cobain and his relationship with Courtney Love.

Director: Nick Broomfield | Stars: Courtney Love, Nick Broomfield, Kurt Cobain, Al Bowman

13. Talk Radio (1988)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.

Writers: Stephen Singular, Eric Bogosian, Tad Savinar, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Eric Bogosian, Ellen Greene, Leslie Hope, John C. McGinley

14. Shadows (1959)

PG | 87 min | Drama

7.4
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Cassavetes' jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in Beat-Era (1950s) New York City.

Writer: John Cassavetes | Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd, Anthony Ray

15. Hi, Mom! (1970)

R | 87 min | Comedy

6.2
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A Vietnam vet moves into an apartment and views in other people's windows across the street, meets one of the women, and discovers black theater.

Writers: Brian De Palma, Charles Hirsch | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Robert De Niro, Allen Garfield, Lara Parker, Charles Durning

16. The Motivation (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Sport

6.9
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Eight of the world's best pro-skateboarders prepare for the upcoming Street League Championship in NYC. Each equally talented, they all must overcome unique challenges - family pressures, ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Bhala Lough | Stars: Felix Arguelles, Steve Berra, Chris Cole, Rob Dyrdek

17. The War Room (1993)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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A documentary of the Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign and the organization who ran it.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala

18. Audition (I) (2014)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance | Post-production

A torrid romance is portrayed by one hundred actors who audition for the two lead roles and the chance to perform the final terrifying scene.

Writer: Matt Herron | Director: Matt Herron | Stars: Lolita Foster, Jess Brown, Angel Pai, Margaret Keane Williams

19. Noroi: The Curse (2005)

115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."

Director: Kôji Shiraishi | Stars: Jin Muraki, Rio Kanno, Tomono Kuga, Marika Matsumoto

20. Series 7: The Contenders (2001)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.6
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55 Metascore

A TV program selects people at random to kill one another for fame and their freedom.

Writer: Daniel Minahan | Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Brooke Smith, Marylouise Burke, Mark Woodbury, Michael Kaycheck

21. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)

137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.

Writer: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini, Marcello Morante

22. Salesman (1968)

G | 85 min | Documentary

7.9
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Four relentless door-to-door salesmen deal with constant rejection, homesickness and inevitable burnout as they go across the country selling very expensive bibles to low-income Catholic families.

Directors: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin | Stars: Paul Brennan, Charles McDevitt, James Baker, Raymond Martos

23. Dont Look Back (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Documentary covering Bob Dylan's 1965 tour of England, which includes appearances by Joan Baez and Donovan.

Writer: D.A. Pennebaker | Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Bob Dylan, Albert Grossman, Bob Neuwirth, Joan Baez

24. Naked Childhood (1968)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

7.7
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A 10-year-old boy feels unwanted when his mother places him in a home for wayward children. He goes to a foster home where a family of workers finds him to be too much for them. When the ... See full summary »

Writers: Arlette Langmann, Maurice Pialat | Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Michel Terrazon, Linda Gutemberg, Raoul Billerey, Pierrette Deplanque

25. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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58 Metascore

The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy ... See full summary »

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder, Mick Woodmansey

26. Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street (2000)

75 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Steven Okazaki

27. Wanda (1970)

GP | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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In the coal mining region of Pennsylvania, Wanda Goronski is constantly drinking to shut out the problems in her life. Having deserted her husband and infant children, Wanda sleeps on her ... See full summary »

Writer: Barbara Loden | Director: Barbara Loden | Stars: Barbara Loden, Michael Higgins, Dorothy Shupenes, Peter Shupenes

28. Kings of Pastry (2009)

87 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.0
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69 Metascore

The collar awarded to the winners of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman in France) is more than the ultimate recognition for every pastry chef - it is a dream and an obsession. ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Jacquy Pfeiffer, Sebastien Canonne, Philippe Rigollot, Regis Lazard

29. This Revolution (2005)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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36 Metascore

In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC.

Writer: Stephen Marshall | Director: Stephen Marshall | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Nathan Crooker, Amy Redford, Brett DelBuono

30. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927)

65 min | Documentary

7.8
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This movie shows us one day in Berlin, the rhythm of that time, starting at the earliest morning and ends in the deepest night.

Writers: Karl Freund, Carl Mayer, Walter Ruttmann | Director: Walter Ruttmann | Star: Paul von Hindenburg

31. Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.5
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Real-life individuals discuss topics on society, happiness in the working class among others and with those testimonies the filmmakers create fictional moments based on their interviews. ... See full summary »

Directors: Edgar Morin, Jean Rouch | Stars: Angelo, Régis Debray, Jacques, Jean-Pierre

32. Be My Cat: A Film for Anne (2014)

109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Completed

Being obsessed to make a movie with actress Anne Hathaway, a young man from Romania goes to shocking extremes while using three actresses to shoot scenes from the movie in order to send them to Anne as proof of his filmmaking skills.

Writer: Adrian Tofei | Director: Adrian Tofei | Stars: Adrian Tofei, Sonia Teodoriu, Florentina Hariton, Alexandra Stroe

33. Asylum (II) (1972)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

7.0
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A documentary crew lives with the schizophrenic residents of a group home based upon radical psychiatrist R. D. Laing's controversial approach to healing through compassion and freedom.

Director: Peter Robinson | Stars: R.D. Laing, Leon Redler, David Bell, Julia

34. Haunted Poland (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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The actual tape of a couple who travel to Poland but find themselves disturbed by an evil force when the girl returns to her home town where she once played a Ouija board.

Directors: Pau Masó, Ewelina Lukaszewska | Stars: Ewelina Lukaszewska, Pau Masó, Irene González, Dominik Lukaszewski

35. Gaza Strip (2002)

74 min | Documentary

7.2
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63 Metascore

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Director: James Longley | Star: Mohammed Hejazi

36. Sweden: Heaven and Hell (1968)

X | 90 min | Documentary

6.3
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Edmund Purdom narrates a pseudo-documentary about sexuality in Sweden. It shows contraceptives for teen girls, lesbian nightclubs, wife swapping, porno movies, biker gangs, and Walpurgis ... See full summary »

Writer: Luigi Scattini | Director: Luigi Scattini | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Enrico Maria Salerno, Jean Topart, Marie Liljedahl

37. Iraq in Fragments (2006)

94 min | Documentary, War

7.3
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84 Metascore

Stories from modern day Iraq as told by Iraqis living in a time of war, occupation and ethnic tension.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Mohammed Haithem, Suleiman Mahmoud, Muqtada al-Sadr, George W. Bush

38. An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013)

75 min | Drama

6.8
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A Roma family lives far from the urban centres of Bosnia-Herzegovina. The father Nazif salvages metal from old cars and sells it to a scrap-dealer. The mother Senada keeps the house tidy, ... See full summary »

Writer: Danis Tanovic | Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Nazif Mujic, Senada Alimanovic, Semsa Mujic, Sandra Mujic

39. Falling Like This (2001)

94 min | Drama, Romance

4.2
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Set in California the story traces the intense summer romance between middle-class Katie (Megan Wilson) and cute and very cool juvenile delinquent Boyd (Brian Vaughan).

Writer: Dani Minnick | Director: Dani Minnick | Stars: Brian Vaughan, Megan Wilson, Elizabeth Ruscio, Colin MacDonald

40. The Nude Restaurant (1967)

100 min

6.1
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At a New York City restaurant, the patrons are men, nude but for a G-string, waited on by one woman, also clad in a G-string (played by Viva) and a G-bestringed (bestrung?) waiter. Some of ... See full summary »

Writer: Andy Warhol | Director: Andy Warhol | Stars: Brigid Berlin, Julian Burrough, Taylor Mead, Allen Midgette

41. Japan (2002)

R | 122 min | Drama

6.8
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76 Metascore

A painter from the big city goes to a remote canyon to commit suicide. To reach some calmness, he stays at the farmstead of Ascen, an old, religious woman. Although but a few words are spoken, love grows.

Writer: Carlos Reygadas | Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Alejandro Ferretis, Magdalena Flores, Yolanda Villa, Martín Serrano

42. The Cool World (1963)

105 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Filmmaker Shirley Clarke ("The Connection") directs this powerful, stark semi-documentary look at the horrors of Harlem ghetto slum life filled with drugs, violence, human misery, and a ... See full summary »

Writers: Shirley Clarke, Carl Lee, Warren Miller, Robert Rossen | Director: Shirley Clarke | Stars: Rony Clanton, Carl Lee, Yolanda Rodríguez, Clarence Williams III

43. Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.2
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71 Metascore

Filmmaker William Greaves auditioned acting students for a fictional drama, while simultaneously shooting the behind-the-scenes drama taking place.

Writer: William Greaves | Director: William Greaves | Stars: Patricia Ree Gilbert, Don Fellows, Jonathan Gordon, Robert L. Rosen

44. Milestones (1975)

195 min | Documentary, Drama

7.2
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"A many-faceted portrait of those individuals who sought radical solutions to social problems in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s. It cuts back and forth between six major story... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Kramer | Directors: John Douglas, Robert Kramer | Stars: Mary Chapelle, Sharon Krebs, Jim Nolfi, Grace Paley

46. American Boy: A Profile of: Steven Prince (1978)

55 min | Documentary

7.4
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Writers: Julia Cameron, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Steven Prince, Martin Scorsese, George Memmoli, Julia Cameron

47. Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)

116 min | Drama

7.4
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The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" ... See full summary »

Writers: John Berger, Alain Tanner | Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Myriam Boyer, Jean-Luc Bideau, Miou-Miou, Jacques Denis

48. Slingshot (2007)

86 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

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Writer: Ralston Jover | Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Jiro Manio, Coco Martin, Kristoffer King, Nathan Lopez

49. Diamonds of the Night (1964)

63 min | Drama, War

7.6
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Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnost Lustig, Jan Nemec | Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Ladislav Jánsky, Antonín Kumbera, Irma Bischofova, Ivan Asic

50. Maidstone (1970)

110 min | Drama

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Norman T. Kingsley, famous movie director, runs for President.

Writer: Norman Mailer | Director: Norman Mailer | Stars: Norman Mailer, Rip Torn, Paul Austin, Joy Bang