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1. 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: 205,086 | Gross: $45.16M

2. 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: 100,069 | Gross: $21.99M

3. Pride (I) (2014)

R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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79 Metascore

U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Director: Matthew Warchus | Stars: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine

Votes: 36,887

4. 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: 51,192 | Gross: $60.00M

5. 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: 1,437 | Gross: $1.00M

6. Leatherheads (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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56 Metascore

In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski, David de Vries

Votes: 27,935 | Gross: $31.20M

7. Head in the Clouds (2004)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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40 Metascore

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS is a sweeping romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee ... See full summary »

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Charlize Theron, Stuart Townsend, Penélope Cruz, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 12,717 | Gross: $0.40M

8. 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: 3,381

9. Women in Love (1969)

R | 131 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britain's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Gerald Crich and Rupert Berkin are best friends who fall in love with a pair of ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden

Votes: 5,227

10. My Bloody Valentine (1981)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.

Director: George Mihalka | Stars: Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier, Neil Affleck, Keith Knight

Votes: 12,870

11. 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: 16,048 | Gross: $2.56M

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: 2,752 | Gross: $0.08M

13. 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: 9,081 | Gross: $0.02M

14. 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: 5,994 | Gross: $1.68M

15. Marina (2013)

118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.

Director: Stijn Coninx | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Donatella Finocchiaro, Matteo Simoni, Evelien Bosmans

Votes: 2,343

16. This Sporting Life (1963)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

7.8
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Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell

Votes: 4,572

17. The Molly Maguires (1970)

PG | 124 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish immigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay

Votes: 2,652

18. Medium Cool (1969)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.4
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A TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill

Votes: 2,755

19. The Razor's Edge (1946)

Approved | 145 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.5
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An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter

Votes: 4,006

20. 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: 942 | Gross: $0.44M

21. 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: 3,567 | Gross: $0.38M

22. Sons and Lovers (1960)

103 min | Drama

7.3
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Jack Cardiff received a 1960 Oscar Nomination as Best Director for this lush, engaging film starring Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell and Donald Pleasence, which was adapted from D.H. ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure

Votes: 957

23. The Miracle of the Bells (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama

6.7
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Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress, who died after making her first and only film, back to her hometown for burial. To arouse public ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Alida Valli, Frank Sinatra, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 624

24. Confidential Agent (1945)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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During the Spanish Civil War, a republican courier travels to England to try and buy coal. He meets with an amount of local hostility, while his life is at risk from those on the fascist ... See full summary »

Director: Herman Shumlin | Stars: Charles Boyer, Lauren Bacall, Victor Francen, Wanda Hendrix

Votes: 675

25. Ariel (1988)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.6
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The movie tells the story of Taisto Kasurinen, a finnish coal miner whose father has just committed suicide and who is framed for a crime he did not commit. In jail, he starts to dream ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Turo Pajala, Susanna Haavisto, Matti Pellonpää, Eetu Hilkamo

Votes: 4,089

26. Bei xi mo shou (2015)

95 min | Documentary

7.7
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Under the sun, the heavenly beauty of grasslands will soon be covered by the raging dust of mines. Facing the ashes and noises caused by heavy mining , the herdsmen have no choice but to ... See full summary »

Director: Liang Zhao

Votes: 299

27. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

Votes: 1,462

28. 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: 4,338

29. Still Life (2006)

Unrated | 111 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Zhou Lan, Sanming Han, Lizhen Ma

Votes: 4,459 | Gross: $0.07M

30. 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: 1,026 | Gross: $0.30M

31. Dynamite (1929)

Passed | 129 min | Drama

7.2
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Wealthy Cynthia is in love with not-so-wealthy Roger, who is married to Marcia. The threesome is terribly modern about the situation, and Marcia will gladly divorce Roger if Cynthia agrees ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, Julia Faye

Votes: 275

32. The Pennsylvania Miners' Story (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.9
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Based on the real-life chronicle of the "nine for nine" Pennsylvania coal miners who were rescued in the summer of 2002. Told from their own perspective, the movie reveals their ... See full summary »

Director: David Frankel | Stars: Graham Beckel, Dylan Bruno, Marisa Ryan, JD Souther

Votes: 155

33. Mang jing (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, Baoqiang Wang, Shuangbao Wang, Jing Ai

Votes: 1,933 | Gross: $0.03M

34. 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: 1,205 | Gross: $0.52M

35. 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: 1,526

36. 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

37. 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: 98

38. Lass jucken Kumpel (1972)

95 min | Drama

4.6
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Director: Franz Marischka | Stars: Michel Jacot, Anne Graf, Gunter Wallace, Willy Krause

Votes: 84

39. Black Fury (1935)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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An immigrant coal miner finds himself in the middle of a bitter labor dispute between the workers and the mine owners.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Paul Muni, Karen Morley, William Gargan, Barton MacLane

Votes: 529

40. Too Late (1996)

106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Director: Lucian Pintilie | Stars: Razvan Vasilescu, Cecilia Bârbora, Victor Rebengiuc, Dorel Visan

Votes: 462

41. Bohr weiter, Kumpel (1974)

95 min | Comedy

4.6
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Director: Sigi Rothemund | Stars: Alena Penz, Alexander Grill, Rinaldo Talamonti, Puppa Armbruster

Votes: 32

42. Kentucky Woman (1983 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.5
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A woman faces harassment and humiliation when she goes to work as a coal miner to support her small son and ailing dad.

Director: Walter Doniger | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Ned Beatty, Philip Levien, Sandy McPeak

Votes: 71

43. Sub terra (2003)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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In 1897, in Lota, Chile, in the face of long days, low pay, debts to the company store, unsafe and deadly working conditions, and widespread child labor, men try to establish a miners' ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Ferrari | Stars: Francisco Reyes, Paulina Gálvez, Ernesto Malbran, Cristián Chaparro

Votes: 277

44. Pam Fi Duw? (1997–2002)

Comedy, Drama, Family

8.1
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Stars: Kelly Hanney, Gavin Sims, Cim Ashton, Matthew Eben Harris

Votes: 25

45. The Eyes of Van Gogh (2005)

111 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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After the disastrous months spent with Gauguin in the yellow house in Arles, Vincent van Gogh, in desperate search for a cure from attacks that increasingly plague him, voluntarily enters an insane asylum.

Director: Alexander Barnett | Stars: Diana Agostini, John Alexander, Alexander Barnett, Dean Curtis

Votes: 109

46. A Diary for Timothy (1945)

40 min | Short, Documentary

7.2
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This brief documentary-style film presents the status of Great Britain near the end of the Second World War by means of a visual diary for a baby boy born in September, 1944. Narration ... See full summary »

Director: Humphrey Jennings | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Myra Hess, John Gielgud, Frederick Allen

Votes: 491

47. North of Pittsburgh (1992)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Set in 1975, Tony Andretti (Jeff Schultz) is an aimless young Ontario man who earns a dangerous living running pot from Pittsburgh to the Canadian border. Rosa Andretti (Viveca Lindfors) is... See full summary »

Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Jeff Schultz, Byron Lucas, John Cassini, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 24

48. Johnny Bull (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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An English girl comes to America to join her American husband in a Pennsylvania coal town in the late 1950's. She faces the ire of her new mother-in-law, a former Hungarian with different ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Weill | Stars: Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst, Peter MacNicol, Kathy Bates

Votes: 31

49. A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner (1910)

9 min | Short, Documentary

6.2
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A coal miner says good-bye to his wife and children, and heads off to work. He reaches the mine, prepares his lamp, and then descends into the mine along with some other workers. As he and ... See full summary »

Votes: 187

50. Hillbilly: The Real Story (2008 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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The history and culture of the legendary inhabitants (the "hillbillies") of Appalachia.

Director: David Huntley | Stars: Billy Ray Cyrus, Popcorn Sutton, Tim Smith, Roddy Moore

Votes: 35