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1. A Dangerous Method (2011)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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76 Metascore

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 84,404 | Gross: $5.70M

2. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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57 Metascore

Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 102,958 | Gross: $50.55M

3. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 63,951 | Gross: $63.70M

4. Presumed Innocent (1990)

R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Carolyn Polhemus, an up-and-comer in the Kindle County D.A.'s Office, is found viciously murdered in her home. Immediately her boss, D.A. Raymond Horgan and his chief deputy, Rusty Sabich ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 30,572 | Gross: $86.30M

5. Laurel Canyon (2002)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

When an uptight young man and his fiancee move into his libertine mother's house, the resulting clash of life attitudes shakes everyone up.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, Alessandro Nivola, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 13,350 | Gross: $3.66M

6. Dark Matter (I) (2007)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.1
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49 Metascore

Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics.

Director: Shi-Zheng Chen | Stars: Meryl Streep, Ye Liu, Peng Chi, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 2,878 | Gross: $0.03M

7. The Sex Addict (2017)

Comedy, Drama | Completed

When a PhD student decides to document a real life sex addict for her dissertation in sex psychology, she becomes much more than a curious observer.

Director: Amir Mo | Stars: Amir Mo, Ken Davitian, Horatio Sanz, Bryan Callen

8. Ira & Abby (2006)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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62 Metascore

A hastily married couple quickly devolve into a life of affairs, meddling parents, and therapy.

Director: Robert Cary | Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Chris Messina, Jason Alexander, David Margulies

Votes: 1,977 | Gross: $0.22M

9. My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)

178 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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76 Metascore

Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his ... See full summary »

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Devos, Emmanuel Salinger, Marianne Denicourt

Votes: 1,084

10. Answer This! (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy

5.4
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Comedy set in the world of competitive bar trivia, centering around a group of frustrated academics who finally get a shot at beer, women and nerdy redemption when they enter a citywide trivia tournament.

Director: Christopher Farah | Stars: Christopher Gorham, Arielle Kebbel, Nelson Franklin, Evan Jones

Votes: 883

11. Last Wedding (2001)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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Three couples in Vancouver navigate their relationships: first jobs, first crises, professional jealousy, an affair, and lack of communication. Noah and Zipporah marry after a brief ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Sweeney | Stars: Ben Ratner, Frida Betrani, Tom Scholte, Nancy Sivak

Votes: 307

12. Zlodeji zelených koní (2016)

Adventure, Drama

5.1
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Movie about czech seekers of precious stones.

Director: Dan Wlodarczyk | Stars: Pavel Liska, Marek Adamczyk, Jenovéfa Boková, Gabriela Mícová

Votes: 9

13. Gunnar: A Student Burns Out (2008)

18 min | Short, Action, Comedy

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Gunnar, a young and a bit naive student of economy has many battles to fight: Against his first burnout-syndrome and for his big love Anja. Then there is his dissertation, his fight for a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Karpinski | Stars: Gunnar Seidel, Kerstin Pietsch, Martin Reese, Michael Wanker

14. Snadný zivot (1957)

79 min | Drama

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Director: Milos Makovec | Stars: Jirí Papez, Alena Martinovská, Sona Danielová, Ivo Palec

15. Person of Interest (2011–2016)
Episode: Panopticon (2014)

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

9.2
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Required to assume new identities created by Root, the team tries to adapt to their new lives, but a new number complicates things.

Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Kevin Chapman, Amy Acker, Sarah Shahi

Votes: 2,178

16. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: That Darn Katz! (2010)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A sinister cat uses Amy's failed dissertation to launch his plan to save his home planet by destroying Earth.

Director: Frank Marino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 844

17. Bones (2005– )
Episode: The Lost Love in the Foreign Land (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of an immigrant maid whose remains were found on the side of the road. The victim's wealthy former employer, Sandra Zins, is a key suspect in ... See full summary »

Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 329

18. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with Ross's Library Book (2000)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.6
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Monica runs into Janice and Janice is shocked to hear that she is getting married to Chandler but invites herself and her boyfriend to the wedding. Ross' doctoral dissertation can be found ... See full summary »

Director: David Schwimmer | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,624

19. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
Episode: The Quality of Mercy (2009)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Lewis investigates the murder of student Richard Scott. He was killed just before premiering The Merchant of Venice. During the investigation Lewis gets personally involved.

Director: Bille Eltringham | Stars: Jo Herbert, Bryan Dick, Ronan Vibert, Shaughan Seymour

Votes: 294