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1. Silent Hill (2006)

R | 125 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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30 Metascore

A woman goes in search for her daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden, Sean Bean, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 174,250 | Gross: $46.98M

2. The Way Back (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.3
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66 Metascore

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Dragos Bucur

Votes: 87,979 | Gross: $2.68M

3. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.6
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61 Metascore

At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

Votes: 202,691 | Gross: $45.16M

4. Ip Man (2008)

R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.1
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59 Metascore

During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan, Ka Tung Lam

Votes: 171,101

5. Billy Elliot (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 99,057 | Gross: $21.99M

6. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

Votes: 64,784 | Gross: $32.48M

7. My Bloody Valentine (2009)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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51 Metascore

Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he's innocent.

Director: Patrick Lussier | Stars: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, Betsy Rue

Votes: 45,905 | Gross: $51.53M

8. Superman III (1983)

PG | 125 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.9
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42 Metascore

Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 50,523 | Gross: $60.00M

9. Big Stone Gap (2014)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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39 Metascore

In a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, self-proclaimed spinster Ave Maria Mulligan finds her life shaken up and forever changed after learning a long-buried family secret.

Director: Adriana Trigiani | Stars: Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg, John Benjamin Hickey

Votes: 1,358 | Gross: $1.00M

10. Factory Girl (2006)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 18,448 | Gross: $1.65M

11. Little Accidents (2014)

105 min | Drama

5.8
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56 Metascore

In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets.

Director: Sara Colangelo | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Lofland, Josh Lucas

Votes: 2,660

12. Mountains May Depart (2015)

131 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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79 Metascore

The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Yi Zhang, Jing Dong Liang, Zijian Dong

Votes: 2,472 | Gross: $0.08M

13. How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

Votes: 16,007

14. Mine Games (2012)

92 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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A group of young friends make an incomprehensible discovery in an abandoned mine, but the more they try to change the future, the more they seal their fate.

Director: Richard Gray | Stars: Joseph Cross, Briana Evigan, Ethan Peck, Julianna Guill

Votes: 2,359

15. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.6
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 28,180 | Gross: $1.30M

16. Brassed Off (1996)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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60 Metascore

The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, Ewan McGregor, Stephen Tompkinson

Votes: 15,951 | Gross: $2.56M

17. Ode to My Father (2014)

126 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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Amid the time of Korean War, a young boy's vow to take care of his family marked the beginning of a lifelong promise spanning 60 years.

Director: JK Youn | Stars: Jung-min Hwang, Yunjin Kim, Dal-su Oh, Jin-young Jung

Votes: 1,593 | Gross: $2.30M

18. Beneath (V) (2013)

89 min | Horror

5.5
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34 Metascore

A crew of coal miners becomes trapped 600 feet below ground after a disastrous collapse. As the air grows more toxic and time runs out, they slowly descend into madness and begin to turn on one another.

Director: Ben Ketai | Stars: Brent Briscoe, Kurt Caceres, Eric Etebari, Jeff Fahey

Votes: 3,250

19. A Touch of Sin (2013)

133 min | Drama

7.2
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77 Metascore

Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Wu Jiang, Wang Bao-Qiang, Tao Zhao, Lanshan Luo

Votes: 6,988 | Gross: $0.09M

20. Songcatcher (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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63 Metascore

After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school in ... See full summary »

Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Janet McTeer, Michael Davis, Michael Goodwin, Gregory Russell Cook

Votes: 2,808 | Gross: $3.05M

21. Lassie (2005)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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84 Metascore

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: John Lynch, Samantha Morton, Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage

Votes: 3,263 | Gross: $0.65M

22. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

7.9
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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham

Votes: 5,952 | Gross: $1.68M

23. Dear Wendy (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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33 Metascore

A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Chris Owen, Bill Pullman

Votes: 9,033 | Gross: $0.02M

24. The Rainbow (1989)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young woman deals in her own personal way with the trials of adolescence and young adulthood in early 1900s England.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Sammi Davis, Amanda Donohoe, Paul McGann, Christopher Gable

Votes: 929 | Gross: $0.44M

25. Solino (2002)

124 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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In the sixties Romano Amato, his wife Rosa and their two sons Giancarlo and Gigi emigrate from Solino in Italy to Duisburg in the Ruhr area and establish the first Pizza restaurant in town.... See full summary »

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Barnaby Metschurat, Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Tasche, Tiziana Lodato

Votes: 4,287

26. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

Votes: 2,067

27. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

8.3
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80 Metascore

A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Norman Yarborough, Houston Elmore, Phil Sparks, John Corcoran

Votes: 3,577

28. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)

158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.

Director: Hardy Martins | Stars: Bernhard Bettermann, Iris Böhm, Anatoliy Kotenyov, Michael Mendl

Votes: 4,868

29. Germinal (1993)

R | 160 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal mining town's workers are exploited by the mine's owner. One day, they decide to go on strike, and the authorities repress them.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Renaud, Gérard Depardieu, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet

Votes: 3,528 | Gross: $0.38M

30. The Spirit of '45 (2013)

94 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Winston Churchill, Tony Benn, Clement Attlee, George Lansbury

Votes: 809

31. One Missed Call 2 (2005)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery

5.4
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In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as ... See full summary »

Director: Renpei Tsukamoto | Stars: Mimura, Hisashi Yoshizawa, Renji Ishibashi, Haruko Wanibuchi

Votes: 2,461

32. Act of Vengeance (1986 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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In 1969, an administrator runs against the corrupt president of the United Coal Miners Union, and becomes the target of a murder plot.

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Charles Bronson, Ellen Burstyn, Wilford Brimley, Hoyt Axton

Votes: 474

33. Solomon & Gaenor (1999)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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58 Metascore

A tragic love story between a Jewish young man and a Welsh woman in the beginning of the century. The movie is mostly in English with parts in Welsh and Yiddish

Director: Paul Morrison | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Nia Roberts, Sue Jones-Davies, William Thomas

Votes: 1,015 | Gross: $0.30M

34. Dust in the Wind (1986)

109 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A-yuan and A-yun are both from the small mining town of Jio-fen. In the city, A-yuan is an apprentice by day and goes to night school, and A-yun works as a helper at a tailors. Everyone ... See full summary »

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Shu-Fang Chen, Shu-fen Hsin, Lawrence Ko, Tian-Lu Li

Votes: 1,321

35. Joe Hill (1971)

GP | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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About the life and death of the legendary Swedish/American agitator Joe Hill.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Anja Schmidt, Kelvin Malave, Evert Anderson

Votes: 348

36. Margaret's Museum (1995)

R | 114 min | Drama

7.3
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Margaret MacNiel, a girl living in a Cape Breton coal mining town, finds her life changing when she meets Neil Currie, a cheerful bagpipe-playing dishwasher. Unfortunately, neither of them are able to escape the industry around them.

Director: Mort Ransen | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Kate Nelligan, Clive Russell, Craig Anthony Olejnik

Votes: 1,201 | Gross: $0.52M

37. Victory (1996)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Axel Heyst lives on a secluded island near the Dutch East Indies port of Surabaya. The year is 1913. While on personal business to the port, he visits the hotel owned by racist German ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Peploe | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Irène Jacob, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 377

38. The Stars Look Down (1940)

110 min | Drama

7.2
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Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners against the owners. But he falls in love with Jenny who gets him to ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Edward Rigby, Emlyn Williams

Votes: 666

39. Blind Shaft (2003)

Unrated | 92 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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78 Metascore

Two Chinese coal miners have hit upon the perfect scam: murder one of their fellow mine workers, make the death look like an accident, and extort money from the boss to keep the incident ... See full summary »

Director: Yang Li | Stars: Qiang Li, Wang Bao-Qiang, Shuangbao Wang, Jing Ai

Votes: 1,908 | Gross: $0.03M

40. Railroad Man (1999)

112 min | Drama

7.2
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A solitary middle-aged station manager is haunted by troubling memories of his past when he learns the line his station is on will be decommissioned for lack of profitability. He is visited... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Ken Takakura, Shinobu Ohtake, Ryôko Hirosue, Hidetaka Yoshioka

Votes: 594

41. Mission to Moscow (1943)

Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War

5.5
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Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Walter Huston, Ann Harding, Oskar Homolka, George Tobias

Votes: 677

42. Big Bad John (1990)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.5
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Jimmy Dean's popular 1950 song is translated into a feature length movie about a young couple who elopes to escape the girl's evil stepfather.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Jimmy Dean, Jack Elam, Ned Beatty, Romy Windsor

Votes: 101

43. The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)

G | 104 min | Family, Drama

7.2
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When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Alastair Sim, Peter Barkworth, Maurice Colbourne, Susan Tebbs

Votes: 202

44. Iron Man (1951)

81 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

6.5
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An ambitious coal miner is talked into becoming a boxer by his gambler brother.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Evelyn Keyes, Stephen McNally, Rock Hudson

Votes: 97

45. Harlan County War (2000 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama

6.5
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A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.

Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgård, Ted Levine, Wayne Robson

Votes: 453

46. Pit Pony (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

7.1
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A young boy working in Nova Scotia's treacherous coal mines in the beginning of the 20th century, finds a friend in a pony, one of the ponies used to haul coal up from the tunnels to be used at the railway and steel mill.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Ben Rose-Davis, Richard Donat, Jennie Raymond, Andrew Keilty

Votes: 170

47. Larks on a String (1990)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Václav Neckár, Jitka Zelenohorská

Votes: 1,172

48. Roses Are for the Rich (1987 TV Movie)

182 min | Drama

7.0
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In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Lisa Hartman, Bruce Dern, Joe Penny, Richard Masur

Votes: 128

49. Kaala Patthar (1979)

176 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A disgraced sea captain, an engineer, and an ex-convict must work together when flood waters endanger the lives of hundreds of coal miners.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Rakhee Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha

Votes: 1,503

50. Comradeship (1931)

TV-14 | 93 min | Drama

7.6
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Plea against war and for friendship between peoples, through the story of French miners rescued by German colleagues after a firedamp explosion.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Alexander Granach, Fritz Kampers, Ernst Busch, Elisabeth Wendt

Votes: 755