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1. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.3
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89 Metascore

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

Votes: 312,593 | Gross: $128.51M

2. Amistad (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama, History

7.3
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63 Metascore

In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 60,584 | Gross: $44.18M

3. Brother Bear (2003)

G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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48 Metascore

When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself as punishment with a talkative cub being his only guide to changing back.

Directors: Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez, Rick Moranis, Jason Raize

Votes: 77,408 | Gross: $85.34M

4. Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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Astérix and Obélix go to Egypt to help architect Numérobis who is building a palace for Cleopatra.

Director: Alain Chabat | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Christian Clavier, Jamel Debbouze, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 40,437 | Gross: $3.12M

5. The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen, Richard Crenna

Votes: 11,002

6. Outsourced (2006)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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70 Metascore

After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

Director: John Jeffcoat | Stars: Josh Hamilton, Ayesha Dharker, Asif Basra, Matt Smith

Votes: 10,251 | Gross: $0.16M

7. Mississippi Masala (1991)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore

Votes: 4,112 | Gross: $7.31M

8. Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007–2012)

22 min | Comedy

6.0
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A satirical look at a Muslim community living in Canada.

Stars: Zaib Shaikh, Sitara Hewitt, Debra McGrath, Manoj Sood

Votes: 2,137

9. Chôjikû Yôsai Macross (1982–2006)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Music

8.6
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An alien ship crash lands on Earth and its secrets lead to a desperate war against an alien foe sent to retrieve the ship.

Stars: Arihiro Hase, Mari Iijima, Vic Mignogna, Monica Rial

Votes: 1,355

10. Whatever Lola Wants (2007)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

6.6
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A New York postal worker travels to Egypt to take belly dancing lessons from a legendary instructor.

Director: Nabil Ayouch | Stars: Assaad Bouab, Carmen Lebbos, Hichem Rostom, Achmed Akkabi

Votes: 1,002

11. Green Dragon (2001)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.4
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49 Metascore

The story of some Vietnamese refugees as they first arrive at Camp Pendleton in the United States as the Vietnam war ends in 1975.

Director: Timothy Linh Bui | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Forest Whitaker, Duong Don, Hiep Thi Le

Votes: 904 | Gross: $0.28M

12. Adéla jeste nevecerela (1978)

102 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.8
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When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Michal Docolomanský, Rudolf Hrusínský, Milos Kopecký, Václav Lohniský

Votes: 1,048

13. The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981)

97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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In 1897, in a castle near the town of Werewolfville in the Carpathians, a slightly deranged Professor Orfanik experiments with his new inventions which include, even at this early date, television and a film camera.

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Michal Docolomanský, Evelyna Steimarová, Vlastimil Brodský, Milos Kopecký

Votes: 868

14. The Château (2001)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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54 Metascore

Two brothers go to France to claim the chateau they have inherited.

Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Sylvie Testud, Benjamin Tessier

Votes: 683 | Gross: $0.20M

15. Prahala (2017)

84 min | Drama | Post-production

A tale about a city, a historian, a hairdresser involving identity, illusion, inspiration.

Director: Beni Adam | Stars: Tatiana Pauhofová, Vica Kerekes, Jana Stryková, Hana Vagnerová

16. Srdecný pozdrav ze zemekoule (1983)

98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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The Earth is approached by a flying saucer with two visitors from outer space. It turns into a beer keg and lands on the back of a truck. Second landing aliens, this time in a container for... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Milan Lasica, Július Satinský, Jirí Menzel, Nada Konvalinková

Votes: 163

17. Guns for Hire: The Making of 'The Magnificent Seven' (2000 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

6.8
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The behind-the-scenes story of the making of the classic Western.

Director: Louis Heaton | Stars: Bob Benecke, Maria Palacios de Erickson, Chazz Palminteri, John Carpenter

Votes: 132

18. The Third Wave (2007)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Four volunteers travel to Peraliya, Sri Lankan after the 2004 tsunami, and their planned two-week journey becomes a year of heartbreak and rebirth.

Director: Alison Thompson | Stars: A.P. Darmedesa, Bruce French, Oscar Gubernati, Donny Paterson

Votes: 247

19. Big Dreams Little Tokyo (2006)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Big Dreams Little Tokyo is the story of Boyd, an American with an uncanny ability to speak Japanese. Boyd aspires to succeed in the world of Japanese business but finds himself mostly on the outside looking in. Meanwhile, his roommate Jerome, is a Japanese American who has always felt too American to be Japanese but too Japanese to be American. He aspires to be a sumo wrestler but finds his ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Boyle | Stars: Dave Boyle, Jayson Watabe, Rachel Morihiro, Drew Knight

Votes: 283

20. Now Chinatown (2000)

112 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Lee's family sent her from China to Los Angeles three years ago to be a waitress in a Chinatown restaurant and send money home to support her ailing grandmother. She lives with her bitter ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Dunning | Stars: Lianne X. Hu, Steve Dunning, Denise Ames, Dana Byrne

Votes: 75

21. A Day's Work (I) (2008)

TV-G | 17 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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What was a typical job escalates into a violent argument in this heart-stopping drama. Enrique is a young man far from home trying to make a living wage as a day laborer on the streets of ... See full summary »

Director: Rajeev Dassani | Stars: Jack Brand, Luis Chávez, Hugo Garcia, Leigh Higginbotham

Votes: 103

22. Lovestruck Pancho (2011)

75 min | Comedy

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Pancho does not speak English and just discovered his true love Bonita will not cross the Mexican border with his Compadres and rendezvous with him in Charlotte, NC. Border crossing ... See full summary »

Director: Duncan St. Clair | Stars: Kelly McRorie, Luis Vargas, Catherine Trail, Angela Oberer

23. Lions Among Men (2011)

22 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.5
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After masking her identity as a woman and joining the British Royal Navy in 1808, Victoria finds herself shipwrecked on an unknown island with the Lieutenant who betrayed her, the slave ... See full summary »

Director: Traci Hays | Stars: Johanna Watts, Dayo Okeniyi, Crispian Belfrage, Jonah Priour

Votes: 22

24. Snow (III) (2012)

Approved | 27 min | Short, Drama

8.5
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A father from the Dalmatian rural area goes to visit his daughter in Zagreb, but they have trouble connecting.

Director: Josip Zuvan | Stars: Trpimir Jurkic, Tihana Lazovic, Vedran Mlikota, Danijel Artenjak

Votes: 31

25. The Making of 'Green Dragon' (2002 Video)

Documentary

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A documentary giving film fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making this 2001 film about the arrival of the first refugees from Vietnam after the end of the war. Includes interviews with ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wheaton

26. Dancing with the Pros (2005)

3 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

6.8
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See what all the fuss is about! Just like 'Dancing With The Stars', you will learn how to dance like a professional in no time with the best there is - Yuri Ka!

Director: Kane George Jason | Star: Corey Sheridan

Votes: 46