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1. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 89 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.

Writers: Drake Sather, Ben Stiller, John Hamburg | Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

2. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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.

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

3. 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.

Writers: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, David Newman, Leslie Newman | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

4. Beneath (V) (2013)

89 min | Horror

5.8
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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. Inspired by true events.

Writers: Patrick Doody, Chris Valenziano | Director: Ben Ketai | Stars: Brent Briscoe, Kurt Caceres, Eric Etebari, Jeff Fahey

5. 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.

Writers: Duncan Brantley, Rick Reilly | Director: George Clooney | Stars: George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski, David de Vries

6. 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 »

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

7. Brassed Off (1996)

R | 107 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.

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

8. 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 Britian'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 »

Writers: D.H. Lawrence, Larry Kramer | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden

9. My Bloody Valentine (1981)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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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.

Writers: Stephen A. Miller, John Beaird | Director: George Mihalka | Stars: Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier, Neil Affleck, Keith Knight

10. 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.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Chris Owen, Bill Pullman

11. The Razor's Edge (1946)

Approved | 145 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, W. Somerset Maugham | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter

12. 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.

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

13. This Sporting Life (1963)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

7.8
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In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges ... See full summary »

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

14. Marina (2013)

118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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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.

Writers: Stijn Coninx, Rik D'Hiet | Director: Stijn Coninx | Stars: Matteo Simoni, Cristiaan Campagna, Luigi Lo Cascio, Donatella Finocchiaro

15. Medium Cool (1969)

R | 111 min | Drama

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

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

16. 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 »

Writers: Arthur H. Lewis, Walter Bernstein | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay

17. The Rainbow (1989)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.4
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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.

Writers: Ken Russell, Vivian Russell, D.H. Lawrence | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Sammi Davis, Amanda Donohoe, Paul McGann, Christopher Gable

18. Confidential Agent (1945)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Graham Greene, Robert Buckner | Director: Herman Shumlin | Stars: Charles Boyer, Lauren Bacall, Victor Francen, Wanda Hendrix

19. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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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 »

Writers: Ian Dalrymple, Frank Wead, Elizabeth Hill, Emlyn Williams, A.J. Cronin | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

20. Margaret's Museum (1995)

R | 114 min | Drama

7.3
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In a town where half the men die down the coalpit, Margaret MacNeil is quite happy being single. Until she meets Neil Currie, a charming and sincere bagpipe-playing, Gaelic-speaking ... See full summary »

Writers: Sheldon Currie, Gerald Wexler, Mort Ransen | Director: Mort Ransen | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Kate Nelligan, Clive Russell, Craig Olejnik

21. Still Life (2006)

111 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Citizens return to a flooded town to salvage what they can and say good-bye to things they lost.

Writers: Zhangke Jia, Na Guan, Jiamin Sun | Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Zhou Lan, Sanming Han, Lizhen Ma

22. Solomon & Gaenor (1999)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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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

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

23. Sons and Lovers (1960)

103 min | Drama

7.4
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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 »

Writers: Gavin Lambert, T.E.B. Clarke, D.H. Lawrence | Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure

24. 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 »

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

25. 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.

Writers: Claude Berri, Arlette Langmann, Émile Zola | Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Renaud, Gérard Depardieu, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet

26. 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.

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

27. 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 »

Writer: Yang Li | Director: Yang Li | Stars: Qiang Li, Baoqiang Wang, Shuangbao Wang, Jing Ai

28. The Miracle of the Bells (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Russell Janney, Ben Hecht, Quentin Reynolds | Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Alida Valli, Frank Sinatra, Lee J. Cobb

29. Too Late (1996)

106 min | Drama, Thriller

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

30. Laß jucken, Kumpel! (1972)

95 min | Drama

4.4
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Writers: Hans-Henning Claer, Franz Marischka, Gunter Otto | Director: Franz Marischka | Stars: Michel Jacot, Anne Graf, Gunter Wallace, Willy Krause

31. 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.

Writers: Abem Finkel, Carl Erickson, Michael A. Musmanno, Harry R. Irving | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Paul Muni, Karen Morley, William Gargan, Barton MacLane

32. Ariel (1988)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama

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 »

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

33. 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 »

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

34. Iron Man (1951)

81 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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An ambitious coal miner is talked into becoming a boxer by his gambler brother.

Writers: W.R. Burnett, George Zuckerman, Borden Chase | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Evelyn Keyes, Stephen McNally, Rock Hudson

35. Dynamite (1929)

Passed | 129 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Jeanie Macpherson, John Howard Lawson, Gladys Unger | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, Julia Faye

36. Bohr weiter, Kumpel (1974)

95 min | Comedy

4.5
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Writer: Gerhard Elsenkirchen | Director: Sigi Rothemund | Stars: Alena Penz, Alexander Grill, Rinaldo Talamonti, Puppa Armbruster

37. 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 »

Writers: Carlos Doria, José Manuel Fernández, Baldomero Lillo, Jaime Sepúlveda | Director: Marcelo Ferrari | Stars: Francisco Reyes, Paulina Gálvez, Héctor Noguera, Ernesto Malbran

38. The Eyes of Van Gogh (2005)

115 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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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.

Writer: Alexander Barnett | Director: Alexander Barnett | Stars: Diane Agostini, John Alexander, Alexander Barnett, Dean Curtis

39. Pam Fi Duw? (1997–2002)

Comedy, Drama, Family

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Stars: Kelly Hanney, Gavin Sims, Matthew Eben Harris, Brian Hibbard

40. Kentucky Woman (1983 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.7
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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.

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

41. A Diary for Timothy (1945)

40 min | Short, Documentary

7.1
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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 »

Writer: E.M. Forster | Director: Humphrey Jennings | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Myra Hess, John Gielgud, Frederick Allen

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

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

7.3
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The history and culture of the legendary inhabitants (the "hillbillies") of Appalachia.

Writers: David Huntley, Dennis Kleinman, Melissa Martin, Julie Pryor, Jenette Restivo, Terry Shelton | Director: David Huntley | Stars: Billy Ray Cyrus, Popcorn Sutton, Tim Smith, Roddy Moore

43. The Silent Village (1943)

36 min | Documentary, Drama, Short

6.8
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The true story of the massacre of a small Czech village by the Nazis is retold as if it happened in Wales.

Director: Humphrey Jennings | Star: Villagers of Cwmgiedd

44. Samson and Delilah (1985)

26 min | Drama, Short

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Writers: D.H. Lawrence, Mark Peploe, Frederick Seidel | Director: Mark Peploe | Stars: Bernard Hill, Lindsay Duncan, Vicki Masson, Patrick Jordan

45. Young Hearts Run Free (2011)

93 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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Community, Friendship, First Loves, Rebellion! 1974: Against the backdrop of a violent miners strike in their quiet Northumbrian village, a likeable teenage artist falls in love with the ... See full summary »

Writer: Andy Mark Simpson | Director: Andy Mark Simpson | Stars: Andy Black, Jennifer Bryden, Lyndsey Lennon, Danny McCready

46. 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 »

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

47. Bad Charleston Charlie (1973)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

4.3
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Writers: Ross Hagen, Stan Kamber, Ivan Nagy | Director: Ivan Nagy | Stars: Ross Hagen, Kelly Thordsen, Hoke Howell, Dal Jenkins

48. Benek (2007)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Irena Morawska, Jerzy Morawski, Pawel Mossakowski | Director: Robert Glinski | Stars: Marcin Tyrol, Miroslawa Zak, Magdalena Poplawska, Zbigniew Stryj

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 »

50. Coal Face (1935)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary showing the dangerous working conditions in a Welsh coal mining community.

Writer: W.H. Auden | Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: W.H. Auden, Montagu Slater