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1. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.

Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Keiko Agena, Scott Patterson

2. The West Wing (1999–2006)

44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

3. Closer (I) (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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65 Metascore

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

Writer: Patrick Marber | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts

4. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

8.9
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A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

Writer: Reginald Rose | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

5. The Social Network (2010)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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95 Metascore

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the cofounder who was later squeezed out of the business.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Ben Mezrich | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara

6. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

TV-MA | 131 min | Drama

8.1
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A bitter aging couple with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.

Writer: Ernest Lehman | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

7. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Writers: Aaron Sorkin, George Crile | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

8. Hard Candy (2005)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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58 Metascore

A teenage girl raids a man's home, suspecting he is a pedophile, in order to expose him.

Writer: Brian Nelson | Director: David Slade | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae

9. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem, Christopher Evan Welch

10. Carnage (2011)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos.

Writers: Yasmina Reza, Roman Polanski, Michael Katims | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly

11. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama

6.3
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59 Metascore

Now out of prison but still disgraced by his peers, Gordon Gekko works his future son-in-law, an idealistic stock broker, when he sees an opportunity to take down a Wall Street enemy and rebuild his empire.

Writers: Allan Loeb, Stephen Schiff, Stanley Weiser, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin

12. Network (1976)

R | 121 min | Drama

8.2
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

13. W. (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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56 Metascore

A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Writer: Stanley Weiser | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks

14. Cosmopolis (2012)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

5.0
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58 Metascore

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.

Writers: David Cronenberg, Don DeLillo | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Mathieu Amalric

15. The Searchers (1956)

TV-G | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Alan Le May | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

16. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.2
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86 Metascore

A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.

Writer: Steven Soderbergh | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo

17. Sports Night (1998–2000)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

8.5
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Stars: Josh Charles, Peter Krause, Felicity Huffman, Joshua Malina

18. The Sunset Limited (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 91 min | Drama

7.4
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Two men in an apartment with their opposing beliefs.

Writer: Cormac McCarthy | Director: Tommy Lee Jones | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones

19. London (I) (2005)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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24 Metascore

London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.

Writer: Hunter Richards | Director: Hunter Richards | Stars: Jessica Biel, Chris Evans, Jason Statham, Joy Bryant

20. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

21. Buffalo '66 (1998)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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68 Metascore

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry... See full summary »

Writers: Vincent Gallo, Alison Bagnall | Director: Vincent Gallo | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci, Ben Gazzara, Mickey Rourke

22. Sleuth (2007)

R | 86 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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49 Metascore

On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.

Writers: Harold Pinter, Anthony Shaffer | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Michael Caine, Jude Law, Harold Pinter, Kenneth Branagh

23. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Two minor characters from the play, "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

Writer: Tom Stoppard | Director: Tom Stoppard | Stars: Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss, Livio Badurina

24. 12 Angry Men (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 117 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Twelve men must decide the fate of one when one juror objects to the jury's decision.

Writer: Reginald Rose | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Hume Cronyn, Ossie Davis

25. Contempt (1963)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

7.8
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Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.

Writer: Alberto Moravia | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli, Giorgia Moll

26. My Dinner with Andre (1981)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant. Gregory, a theater director from New York, is the more ... See full summary »

Writers: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

27. Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.4
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80 Metascore

Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality ... See full summary »

Writers: Manuel Puig, Leonard Schrader | Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga, José Lewgoy

28. Dogfight (1991)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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1963, the night before the 18 years old "Birdlace" Eddie and his friends are shipped to Vietnam. They play a dirty game called 'Dogfight': all of them seek a woman for a party, and who ... See full summary »

Writer: Bob Comfort | Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, Richard Panebianco, Anthony Clark

29. American Buffalo (1996)

R | 88 min | Drama

5.7
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Long-repressed feelings of bitterness and betrayal explode when three inner-city losers plot the robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Michael Corrente | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Franz, Sean Nelson

30. The Big Kahuna (1999)

R | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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56 Metascore

Two veteran salesman dissect a sales pitch to a particular client, through their young protege.

Writer: Roger Rueff | Director: John Swanbeck | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, Peter Facinelli, Paul Dawson

31. In the Company of Men (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.

Writer: Neil LaBute | Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Matt Malloy, Stacy Edwards, Michael Martin

32. Talk Radio (1988)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.

Writers: Stephen Singular, Eric Bogosian, Tad Savinar, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Eric Bogosian, Ellen Greene, Leslie Hope, John C. McGinley

33. Death and the Maiden (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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72 Metascore

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Writers: Ariel Dorfman, Rafael Yglesias | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova

34. Husbands and Wives (1992)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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When their best friends announce that they're separating, a professor and his wife discover the faults in their marriage.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis

35. What's in a Name? (2012)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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66 Metascore

Vincent is about to become a father. At a meeting with childhood friends he announces the name for his future son. The scandalous name ignites a discussion which surfaces unpleasant matters from the past of the group.

Writers: Matthieu Delaporte, Alexandre de La Patellière | Directors: Alexandre de La Patellière, Matthieu Delaporte | Stars: Patrick Bruel, Valérie Benguigui, Charles Berling, Guillaume de Tonquedec

36. The Late Shift (1996 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Talk-Show

7.0
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A dramatization of the rivalry to be the successor of Johnny Carson as the host of "The Tonight Show."

Writers: Bill Carter, George Armitage | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Kathy Bates, Bob Balaban

37. Metropolitan (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A group of young upper-class Manhattanites are blithely passing through the gala debutante season, when an unusual outsider joins them and stirs them up.

Writer: Whit Stillman | Director: Whit Stillman | Stars: Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Chris Eigeman, Taylor Nichols

38. The Class (2008)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.5
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92 Metascore

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

Writers: Laurent Cantet, Robin Campillo, François Bégaudeau | Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: François Bégaudeau, Agame Malembo-Emene, Angélica Sancio, Arthur Fogel

39. Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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70 Metascore

Unhappy couples fall apart and hop into other beds with other people.

Writer: Neil LaBute | Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Ben Stiller, Nastassja Kinski

40. Nuts (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

Writers: Tom Topor, Darryl Ponicsan, Alvin Sargent | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

41. Closet Land (1991)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories. The entire movie takes place in one room, with only ... See full summary »

Writer: Radha Bharadwaj | Director: Radha Bharadwaj | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Alan Rickman

42. 'night, Mother (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

7.5
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What would you do if someone you loved sat down with you one night and calmly told you that they were going to end their life before morning? This is Thelma Cates' dilemma. Her daughter, ... See full summary »

Writer: Marsha Norman | Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Anne Bancroft, Ed Berke, Carol Robbins

43. Faithless (2000)

R | 142 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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79 Metascore

An imaginary woman recollects the painful experience of adultery to a storyteller.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Liv Ullmann | Stars: Lena Endre, Erland Josephson, Krister Henriksson, Thomas Hanzon

44. Friends (With Benefits) (2009)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their ... See full summary »

Writers: Gorman Bechard, Ashley McGarry | Director: Gorman Bechard | Stars: Margaret Laney, Alex Brown, Anne Petersen, Jake Alexander

46. Scenes from a Mall (1991)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.2
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On their 16th anniversary a married couple's trip to a Beverly Hills mall becomes the stage for personal revelations and deceptions.

Writers: Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Bette Midler, Woody Allen, Bill Irwin, Daren Firestone

47. Man on the Train (2002)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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75 Metascore

A teacher and a gangster meet by chance in a small town pharmacy. As a friendship of sorts develops between these opposite personalities, each starts to envy the other and by the week's end... See full summary »

Writer: Claude Klotz | Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Johnny Hallyday, Jean-François Stévenin, Charlie Nelson

48. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.

Writers: Helene Hanff, James Roose-Evans, Hugh Whitemore | Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Jean De Baer

49. The Witcher (2007 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

9.0
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In medieval times, Geralt of Rivia, a member of a fading order of professional monster slayers known as Witchers, is on trail of Salamandra, a secretive crime syndicate that stole dangerous alchemical formulas from Witchers' fort.

Writers: Anne Toole, Andrzej Sapkowski, Michal Madej, Sande Chen, Karol Kowalczyk, Marcin Blacha, Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, Sebastian Stepien, Artur Gansyniec, Jaroslaw Oziemblewski, Katarzyna Kuczynska | Stars: Doug Cockle, Alison Dowling, Andrew Wincott, Arlene Decker

50. Satin (2011)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

4.3
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A washed up Vegas lounge singer, Jack Satin (Hamilton von Watts), has no money, no job, and delusional aspirations of fame. When Jack is forced to leave Vegas, he packs up his old Cadillac ... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher Olness, Hamilton von Watts | Director: Christopher Olness | Stars: Hamilton von Watts, Melissa Joan Hart, Michael Cudlitz, Robert Guillaume