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1. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.1
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77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

Votes: 40,612 | Gross: $6.40M

2. Nebraska (2013)

R | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 98,837 | Gross: $17.65M

3. Ida (2013)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela

Votes: 40,824 | Gross: $3.83M

4. Mysterious Skin (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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73 Metascore

A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison

Votes: 60,100 | Gross: $0.70M

5. Julieta (2016)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Emma Suárez, Adriana Ugarte, Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta

Votes: 20,085 | Gross: $1.49M

6. The Railway Man (2013)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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59 Metascore

A former British Army officer, who was tortured as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeremy Irvine

Votes: 31,499 | Gross: $4.44M

7. Arthur Newman (2012)

R | 101 min | Drama

5.7
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42 Metascore

A story of a man who fakes his own death and assumes a new identity in order to escape his life, who then moves in with a woman who is also trying to leave her past behind.

Director: Dante Ariola | Stars: Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, Anne Heche, Sterling Beaumon

Votes: 6,014

8. Elle s'appelait Sarah (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, War

7.5
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59 Metascore

In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot

Votes: 14,097 | Gross: $7.69M

9. Le fils de Jean (2016)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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Mathieu has never known his father. His mother has always told him he was the fruit of a one-night-stand. One morning, in his Parisian flat, he receives a call from Quebec telling him his ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Lioret | Stars: Pierre Deladonchamps, Gabriel Arcand, Catherine de Léan, Marie-Thérèse Fortin

Votes: 709

10. Looking for Eric (2009)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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66 Metascore

Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Steve Evets, Eric Cantona, Stephanie Bishop, Gerard Kearns

Votes: 13,971 | Gross: $0.06M

11. I Want You (I) (1998)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.3
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A young boy and his sister are drawn into one man's obsessive pursuit of his former lover.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Alessandro Nivola, Luka Petrusic, Labina Mitevska

Votes: 2,503 | Gross: $0.00M

12. 1,001 Ways to Enjoy the Missionary Position (2010)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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In the near future, where government regulations are so restrictive our most intimate acts are considered acts of rebellion, Nora tries to break out of a lifetime of strict thought and sexual repression before it's too late.

Director: Alan Chu | Stars: William Russ, Anthem Moss, Natasha Melnick, Richard Riehle

Votes: 53

13. Madhouse (1974)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.

Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri

Votes: 2,665

14. Boomerang (I) (2015)

101 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A secret kept in the past can change everything in the present for Antoine Rey's family.

Director: François Favrat | Stars: Laurent Lafitte, Mélanie Laurent, Audrey Dana, Wladimir Yordanoff

Votes: 578

15. $5 a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Christopher Walken, Alessandro Nivola, Sharon Stone, Dean Cain

Votes: 2,798

16. Un beau dimanche (2013)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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54 Metascore

Baptiste is a solitary type. A teacher in southern France, he never stays more than three weeks in the same job. One Friday, he finds himself in charge of Mathias, one of his pupils, who ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Garcia | Stars: Pierre Rochefort, Louise Bourgoin, Dominique Sanda, Déborah François

Votes: 670 | Gross: $0.01M

17. Un balcon sur la mer (2010)

95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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Happily married with a daughter, Marc is a successful real estate agent in Aix-en-Provence. One day, he has an appointment with a woman to view a traditional country house. A few hours ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Garcia | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Marie-Josée Croze, Toni Servillo, Sandrine Kiberlain

Votes: 1,086

18. Forever Lulu (2000)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A schizophrenic romantic tracks down her college sweetheart to help her find their son she gave up for adoption sixteen years ago to the dismay of his new wife.

Director: John Kaye | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Patrick Swayze, Penelope Ann Miller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 1,096

19. El taaib (2012)

87 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Thanks to the "civilian agreement" law, an Islamist is pardoned and reinstalled in society. He soon understands law doesn't erase the crimes he committed.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Nabil Asli, Adila Bendimerad, Khaled Benaïssa

Votes: 91

20. A Number (2008 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 76 min | Drama

5.6
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A father is confronted by the sons he had cloned decades earlier. Based on a play by Caryl Churchill.

Director: James MacDonald | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 262

21. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)

PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 854

22. Riaru: Kanzen naru kubinagaryû no hi (2013)

127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.8
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A man decides to use a new technology to go inside the mind of his comatose lover.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Takeru Satoh, Haruka Ayase, Joe Odagiri, Shôta Sometani

Votes: 765

23. Días de pesca (2012)

77 min | Drama

6.6
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Marco Tucci is the standard tourist type, on his way to Puerto Deseado where he intends to fish for sharks. Or at least, this is the way he looks. But he is not well trained for game ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Sorin | Stars: Alejandro Awada, Victoria Almeida, Oscar Ayala, Diego Caballero

Votes: 371

24. Akasa Kusum (2008)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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A Silver screen idol of yesteryear a faded star today. In the web of a scandal the limelight is all her again. A long forgotten secret resurfaces making her undertake the most painful journey ever.

Director: Prasanna Vithanage | Stars: Dayadewa Edirisinghe, Dilhani Ekanayake, Kaushalaya Fernando, Malini Fonseka

Votes: 203

25. Anderssons älskarinna (2001)

347 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Jakob Eklund, Ebba Forsberg, Örjan Landström, Ingvar Hirdwall

Votes: 40

26. Pala valkoista marmoria (1998 TV Movie)

70 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Half-senile Ossi and his wife travel to celebrate Ossi's 75th birthday at an old people's home where most of their friends are already staying. Just before the festivities Ossi suddenly ... See full summary »

Director: Matti Ijäs | Stars: Lasse Pöysti, Eeva-Kaarina Volanen, Marja-Leena Kouki, Ritva Ahonen

Votes: 76

27. Rich Tola's Yoga Survival Guide (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 145 min | Family

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Enjoy 30 fun lessons at historical LA landmarks including the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Venice Beach, Griffith Park Observatory, the Los Angeles Zoo, and stuck in traffic on the 101.

Director: Rich Tola | Star: Rich Tola

28. X-Men: Evolution (2000–2003)
Episode: Shadowed Past (2001)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.7
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Rogue has nightmares based on memories she absorbed from Mystique, which reveal secrets about both her and Kurt's past.

Director: Steven E. Gordon | Stars: Meghan Black, Richard Ian Cox, Neil Denis, Michael Dobson

Votes: 85

29. The Musketeers (2014– )
Episode: The Return (2015)

TV-14 | 56 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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When Athos is kidnapped and taken back to his estate of Pinon, the Musketeers go in search of him. They find themselves in the middle of a battle against Baron Renard, who is shocked by ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Jobst | Stars: Tom Burke, Linzey Cocker, Steve Evets, Howard Charles

Votes: 246