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1. Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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49 Metascore

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Director: Peter Landesman | Stars: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 288

2. Miss Sloane (2016)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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64 Metascore

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 29,049 | Gross: $3.44M

3. Contact (1997)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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62 Metascore

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

Votes: 218,132 | Gross: $100.92M

4. Public Enemies (2009)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Christian Stolte, Jason Clarke

Votes: 244,683 | Gross: $97.10M

5. Concussion (2015)

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

7.1
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55 Metascore

In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.

Director: Peter Landesman | Stars: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, David Morse

Votes: 64,922 | Gross: $34.53M

6. Clear and Present Danger (1994)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 74,524 | Gross: $122.19M

7. The Campaign (2012)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.1
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50 Metascore

An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 112,277 | Gross: $86.91M

8. J. Edgar (2011)

R | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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59 Metascore

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

Votes: 109,065 | Gross: $37.31M

9. The Insider (1999)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Votes: 141,186 | Gross: $28.97M

10. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir

Votes: 60,932 | Gross: $4.31M

11. Thank You for Smoking (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello, Joan Lunden

Votes: 198,777 | Gross: $24.79M

12. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 86,966 | Gross: $31.50M

13. The Majestic (2001)

PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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27 Metascore

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 47,122 | Gross: $27.81M

14. The Peacemaker (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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43 Metascore

A US Army colonel and a civilian woman supervising him must track down stolen Russian nuclear weapons before they're used by terrorists.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Marcel Iures, Aleksandr Baluev

Votes: 48,533 | Gross: $41.26M

15. The Contender (2000)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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59 Metascore

Senator Laine Hanson is a contender for US Vice President, but information and disinformation about her past surfaces that threatens to de-rail her confirmation.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Joan Allen, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater

Votes: 21,210 | Gross: $17.87M

16. Confirmation (2016 TV Movie)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when Anita Hill, a former colleague, testifies that he sexually harassed her.

Director: Rick Famuyiwa | Stars: Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 3,702

17. She Hate Me (2004)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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28 Metascore

Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 6,603 | Gross: $0.37M

18. Casino Jack (2010)

R | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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51 Metascore

A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Barry Pepper, Jon Lovitz, Ruth Marshall

Votes: 15,458 | Gross: $1.04M

19. The Package (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, John Heard

Votes: 6,990 | Gross: $10.65M

20. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

7.6
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82 Metascore

Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 12,237 | Gross: $0.27M

21. Protocol (1984)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

5.4
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The US needs to convince the visiting emir Khala'ad of Othar to allow an American military base in his strategic realm. Clueless nightclub waitress Sunny Ann Davis accidentally spots and ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Chris Sarandon, Richard Romanus, Andre Gregory

Votes: 3,839 | Gross: $26.30M

22. Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Sport

7.6
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80 Metascore

An examination of America's win-at-all-cost culture from the perspective of bodybuilding and performance enhancing drugs, as it focuses on a pair of siblings chasing their dream.

Director: Chris Bell | Stars: Chris Bell, Mike Bell, Mark Bell, Hank Aaron

Votes: 12,304 | Gross: $0.31M

23. Love and Bullets (1979)

PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Arizona cop is sent to Switzerland to bring in the girlfriend of a dangerous mobster so she can testify against him. The mobster sends someone too - assassins.

Directors: Stuart Rosenberg, John Huston | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Rod Steiger, Henry Silva

Votes: 1,209

24. The Tillman Story (2010)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.8
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86 Metascore

Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military wasn't done for any reason other than he felt it was the ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Bar-Lev | Stars: Pat Tillman, Josh Brolin, Mary Tillman, Russell Baer

Votes: 4,147 | Gross: $0.80M

25. Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997)

165 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A reassessment of the tragedy at Waco that left 76 members of the Branch Davidian religious sect dead.

Director: William Gazecki | Stars: Dan Gifford, Clive Doyle, Jack Harwell, Joseph Penno

Votes: 2,730

26. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)

R | 111 min | Drama

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As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Joe Don Baker, Joseph Bologna, Ed Flanders

Votes: 1,184

27. 1971 (2014)

Unrated | 79 min | Documentary, History, Thriller

7.3
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73 Metascore

The story of a notorious 1971 activist burglary of an FBI office that led to the Bureau's numerous abuses against dissidents being exposed.

Director: Johanna Hamilton | Stars: Bonnie Raines, John Raines, Bob Williamson, Keith Forsyth

Votes: 721

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

66 min | Documentary

8.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 507

29. Gasland Part II (2013)

Not Rated | 125 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary that declares the gas industry's portrayal of natural gas as a clean and safe alternative to oil is a myth, and that fracked wells inevitably leak over time, contaminating ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Fox | Stars: Al Armendariz, Kindra Arnesen, Lon Burnam, Lois Capps

Votes: 1,421

30. Anita (II) (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History

6.5
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68 Metascore

A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world.

Director: Freida Lee Mock

Votes: 331

31. The Flaw (2011)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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An examination of the causes of the economic crisis of 2008.

Director: David Sington | Stars: Andrew Luan, Robert Shiller, Louis Hyman, George Cooper

Votes: 447

32. Mutiny (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco. Three weeks later, 50 survivors were ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Michael Jai White, Duane Martin, David Ramsey, Matthew Glave

Votes: 245

33. Destination Space (1959 TV Movie)

51 min | Sci-Fi

4.8
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From space pioneers to modernday missions, it's a thrilling look at man's quest to conquer space.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Harry Townes, John Agar, Charles Aidman, Whitney Blake

Votes: 74

34. Point of Order! (1964)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

8.0
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Point of Order is compiled from TV footage of the 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings, in which the Army accused Senator McCarthy of improperly pressuring the Army for special privileges for ... See full summary »

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Roy M. Cohn, Joseph McCarthy, John L. McClellan, Karl E. Mundt

Votes: 388

35. Two Voices (1997 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama

5.4
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Sybil Goldrich had breast cancer and reconstructive surgery, Kathleen Anneken chose to have breast implants. They both suffer from symptoms they were not warned about. Who would have ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, Gail O'Grady, Richard Gilliland, Nicolas Surovy

Votes: 111

36. The End of America (2008)

Documentary

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"The End of America" details the ten steps a country takes when it slides toward fascism. It's not a "lefty" taught-to-me, but rather a historical look at trends in once-functioning ... See full summary »

Directors: Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: David Antoon, Vincent Cannistraro, James Cullen, Amy Goodman

Votes: 749

37. NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 (2004 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

5.0
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A team of federal investigators have to comb through the wreckage of a crashed airplane to find the cause of the fatal downing. Was it terrorism? Negligence? Human failure? Or just a tragic accident?

Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Eric Close, Kevin Dunn, Tyra Ferrell

Votes: 165

38. Red, White and Blue (1971)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

6.0
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A documentary about the hearings of President Nixon's Commission on Obscenity, featuring adult-film producer David F. Friedman (one of the producers of this film) testifying before Congress... See full summary »

Directors: Beverly Sebastian, Ferd Sebastian | Stars: Robert Fitzpatrick, David F. Friedman, Barney Rosset, Uschi Digard

Votes: 17

39. Certain Honorable Men (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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The protégé of a powerful congressman discovers his boss's corruption.

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Van Heflin, Peter Fonda, Hiram Sherman, Alexandra Isles

Votes: 11

40. Jose Canseco: The Truth Hurts (2016)

64 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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No figure in recent sports history has been as polarizing as Jose Canseco. Millions of baseball fans remember him as a powerhouse slugger with first to reach the 40/40, 40 home runs and 40 ... See full summary »

Director: Bill McAdams Jr. | Stars: Jose Canseco, Roy Firestone, Bill McAdams Jr., Curt Schilling

41. The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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Add a Plot

Stars: Scott Armstrong, Richard Bissell, Carl Channel, Liz Chilsen

Votes: 29

42. Smoke and Mirrors: A History of Denial (1999)

Documentary, History

8.9
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In the early 20th Century, tobacco merchants were unaware of the danger of their increasingly popular product. Smoke & Mirrors documents the rise of the cigarette, and the tobacco ... See full summary »

Director: Torrie Rosenzweig | Stars: Sharon Gless, Lauren Bacall, Yul Brynner, Bette Davis

Votes: 46

43. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Bartlet for America (2001)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

9.1
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In an episode dotted with flashbacks, Leo and his attorney Jordon Kendall (Joanna Gleason) face a Congressional inquiry into whether the president lied to the American people regarding his ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Rob Lowe, Stockard Channing, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney

Votes: 509

44. House of Cards (2013– )
Episode: Chapter 28 (2015)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.6
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Claire's U.N. bid runs into trouble. Frank fights off mutiny with a bold address to the country.

Director: John David Coles | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 3,045

45. House of Cards (2013– )
Episode: Chapter 45 (2016)

TV-MA | 47 min | Drama

8.7
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Claire clashes with the Secretary of State Durant over her involvement in negotiations with Russia. Dunbar must choose between her campaign and her ethics.

Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 2,513

46. House of Cards (2013– )
Episode: Chapter 62 (2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

8.6
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The Underwoods and their team angle to undermine the revived committee investigating Frank. Hammerschmidt's investigation heats up.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Campbell Scott

Votes: 1,460

47. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 25 March 1955 (1955)

History, News

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Lesueur and Cronkite interview Senator James O. Eastland, a Democrat from Mississippi. Topics include discussion about revelations that government witness Harry Matusow lied repeatedly at ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Cronkite, James Eastland, Larry LeSueur

48. Flashforward (2009–2010)
Episode: Gimme Some Truth (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Mark must testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his flashforward.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Jack Davenport, Zachary Knighton

Votes: 582

49. The Daily Show (1996– )
Episode: John Harwood (2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

6.1
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Trevor speaks with John Harwood, moderator of the next Republican presidential debate.

Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Trevor Noah, John Harwood

Votes: 32

50. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Praesidium (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The NCIS: LA team takes action to protect one of their own while being interrogated by the Department of Justice. Meanwhile, Nell goes undercover as Hetty, and Director Leon Vance gives Hetty disturbing news while she is in Washington.

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 218