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1. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

5.8
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A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

2. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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85 Metascore

The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »

Director: Banksy | Stars: Banksy, Space Invader, Mr. Brainwash, Debora Guetta

3. Edtv (1999)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy

6.1
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48 Metascore

A video store clerk agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a television show.

Writers: Émile Gaudreault, Sylvie Bouchard, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson, Sally Kirkland

4. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

TV-G | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Writers: George Seaton, Valentine Davies | Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

5. Luther (2003)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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47 Metascore

During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.

Writers: Camille Thomasson, Bart Gavigan | Director: Eric Till | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Peter Ustinov, Alfred Molina

6. Hardwired (2009)

R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.7
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After a tragic accident claims the lives of Luke Gibson's (Gooding Jr.) wife and unborn child, he is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Hurst | Director: Ernie Barbarash | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Val Kilmer, Michael Ironside, Tatiana Maslany

7. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.

Writer: Charles M. Schulz | Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, Sally Dryer, Bill Melendez

8. Pierrot le Fou (1965)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.

Writer: Jean-Luc Godard | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Aicha Abadir

9. Luster (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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40 Metascore

Luster is a refreshingly funny and sexy look at unrequited love. Jackson, a cute, lanky, blue-haired poet who works in a record store, is at the center of Everett Lewis' twisted black LA ... See full summary »

Writers: Dennis Cooper, Everett Lewis | Director: Everett Lewis | Stars: Justin Herwick, B. Wyatt, Shane Powers, Pamela Gidley

10. A King in New York (1957)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston

11. Aarakshan (2011)

Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A decision by India's supreme court tests a man's friendships and loyalty.

Writers: Prakash Jha, Anjum Rajabali | Director: Prakash Jha | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Manoj Bajpayee, Deepika Padukone

12. Dear Mr. Watterson (2013)

89 min | Documentary

6.3
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54 Metascore

A documentary film about the impact of the newspaper comic strip Calvin & Hobbes, created by Bill Watterson.

Director: Joel Allen Schroeder | Stars: Berkeley Breathed, Jef Mallett, Stephan Pastis, Seth Green

13. Naqoyqatsi (2002)

PG | 89 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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59 Metascore

A visual montage portrait of our contemporary world dominated by globalized technology and violence.

Writer: Godfrey Reggio | Director: Godfrey Reggio | Stars: Marlon Brando, Bella Donna, Elton John, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

14. A Bucket of Blood (1959)

Unrated | 66 min | Comedy, Horror

6.8
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A frustrated and talentless artist finds acclaim for a plaster covered dead cat that is mistaken as a skillful statuette. Soon the desire for more praise leads to an increasingly deadly series of works.

Writer: Charles B. Griffith | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone, Julian Burton

15. Down from the Mountain (2000)

G | 98 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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75 Metascore

This is a documentary about the musical artists who performed the songs in the Coen Brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Directors: Nick Doob, Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Evelyn Cox, Sidney Cox

16. Mondovino (2004)

PG-13 | 135 min | Documentary

7.1
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67 Metascore

A documentary on the impact of globalization on the world's different wine regions.

Writer: Jonathan Nossiter | Director: Jonathan Nossiter | Stars: Albiera Antinori, Allegra Antinori, Lodovico Antinori, Piero Antinori

17. Hype! (1996)

84 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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Documentary covering the growth and subsequent overexposure of the Seattle "grunge" music scene in the early 90s

Director: Doug Pray | Stars: 7 Year Bitch, Valerie M. Agnew, Carrie Akre, Jeff Ament

18. Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2008)

66 min | Documentary

7.8
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Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and ... See full summary »

Writers: Adriana Barbaro, Jeremy Earp | Directors: Adriana Barbaro, Jeremy Earp | Stars: Daniel Acuff, Enola Aird, Michael Brody, George W. Bush

19. The Nada Gang (1974)

110 min | Thriller

6.7
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A group of anarchist leftist called "Nada" and led by the terrorist Buenaventura Diaz abducts the American ambassador Richard Poindexter in a brothel in Paris and brings him to a farm in ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Chabrol, Antonietta Malzieri, Jean-Patrick Manchette | Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Maurice Garrel, Lou Castel, Mariangela Melato, Fabio Testi

20. Da wan (2001)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Yankie director Don Tyler faces mounting insecurity and declining health while on location in Beijing, so his assistant hires down-and-out camerman YoYo to take the reins. Scrambling, ... See full summary »

Writers: Xiaogang Feng, Xiaoming Li, Kang Shi | Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Rosamund Kwan, Paul Mazursky, You Ge

21. Last Train Home (2009)

85 min | Documentary, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.

Director: Lixin Fan | Stars: Changhua Zhan, Yang Zhang, Suqin Chen, Qin Zhang

22. What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)

PG | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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60 Metascore

An examination of the commercialization of Christmas in America while following Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from... See full summary »

Director: Rob VanAlkemade | Stars: Adetola Abiade, Paul Allen, Paul Norman Allen, Paul Norman Allen

23. Not Just a Game (2010 Video)

62 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.6
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This critique of U.S. sports culture shows how 20th-century sports has consistently reflected the hegemonic political discourse of the day, specifically, elite narratives about nationalism, war, gender, race, homosexuality and capitalism.

Writers: Chris Boulton, Jeremy Earp, Dave Zirin | Director: Jeremy Earp | Star: Dave Zirin

24. Siamo fatti così: Aiuto! (1980)

90 min | Comedy, News

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The film opens with blaring music over a large number of magazine covers and page one titles from the reference press leading to the conclusion that the present society is beyond redemption... See full summary »

Writer: Gianni Proia | Director: Gianni Proia | Stars: Sandro Ghiani, Max Turilli, Giulio Andreotti

25. Busker (II) (2014)

9 min | Short, Drama

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When similar fates meet in the middle of everyday rush.

Writer: Mitja Mlakar | Director: Mitja Mlakar | Stars: Ksenija Vidic, Evgen Car, Petra Bauman, Tevz Rogina

26. My Generation (2000)

103 min | Documentary, Music

7.0
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Writers: Barbara Kopple, Ali MacLean | Directors: Thomas Haneke, Barbara Kopple | Stars: Aerosmith, Dickey Betts, Blues Traveler, Joe Cocker

27. Protesting the Dixie Chicks (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary

3.5
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On May 1st, 2003, with much of the normally sedate country music community outraged by Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines' critical dig at the President, filmmaker Christopher Fleeger began... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Fleeger

28. Blame Society (2000)

30 min | Comedy, Short

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A young drug dealer takes his little sister to work with him on Take Your Daughter to Work Day

Writer: Michael D. Friedman | Director: Michael D. Friedman | Stars: Dan Caudill, David Alan Carr, Melissa DaPonte, Chad Darnell

29. Sooper Goop (1976)

12 min | Animation, Short

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A quick, unabashed look at the downside of "kids' cereals" and hard-sell marketing, through the fictional brand Sooper Goop; an overpriced, overprocessed, candied, chemically-enriched, bad ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert B. Churchill | Director: Charles Swenson | Stars: Robert Ridgely, Julie McWhirter, Fred Wolf