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1. The Visit (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them on vacation.
Votes: 66,314 | Gross: $65.07M
2. Little Children (2006)
R | 136 min | Drama, Romance
The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations in suburban Massachusetts.
Votes: 92,943 | Gross: $5.46M
3. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 41,774 | Gross: $29.08M
5. Into the Storm (2014)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Thriller
Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.
Votes: 54,243 | Gross: $47.55M
6. The Veil (I) (2016)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Twenty-five years after members of a religious cult committed mass suicide, the lone survivor returns to the scene of the tragedy with a documentary crew in tow.
8. Afflicted (2013)
R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two best friends see their trip of a lifetime take a dark turn when one of them is struck by a mysterious affliction. Now, in a foreign land, they race to uncover the source before it consumes him completely.
9. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska.
Votes: 41,009 | Gross: $3.17M
11. Rang De Basanti (2006)
Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.
Votes: 70,641 | Gross: $2.20M
12. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A princess whose country has been invaded goes into hiding in Louisiana, where she has to learn to act like an ordinary teenager.
13. Yogi Bear (2010)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.
Votes: 16,439 | Gross: $100.17M
14. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Votes: 43,037 | Gross: $18.25M
15. Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation.
Votes: 6,053 | Gross: $0.54M
18. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Documentary film-maker Bob Sanders and his wife Carol attend a group therapy session that serves as the backdrop for the opening scenes of the film. Returning to their Los Angeles home, the... See full summary »
19. The Dogs of War (1980)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
21. Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
After a freak accident, a yuppie turns invisible and runs from a treacherous CIA official, while trying to cope with his new life.
Votes: 17,410 | Gross: $14.36M
22. Keep the Lights On (2012)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
In Manhattan, film-maker Erik bonds with closeted lawyer Paul after a fling. As their relationship becomes one fueled by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries while being true to himself.
Votes: 4,086 | Gross: $0.25M
23. An American Carol (2008)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.
Votes: 8,570 | Gross: $7.00M
24. Tru Confessions (2002 TV Movie)
TV-G | 112 min | Drama, Comedy, Family
Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..
25. Michael Moore Hates America (2004)
R | 125 min | Documentary
Michael Wilson, like the subject of his film, is trying to get an interview with a multi-millionaire; however, in this case, that millionaire is Michael Moore himself.
27. Brothers of the Head (2005)
R | 93 min | Drama, Music
In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Votes: 1,572 | Gross: $0.04M
28. See You in September (2010)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
See You in September is an original romantic comedy set in current day Manhattan. The film centers around Lindsay, a beautiful woman who seemingly has it all, but is deeply afraid of ... See full summary »
29. Hard Core Logo (1996)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,285 | Gross: $0.02M
30. Two Days (2003)
R | 87 min | Drama
Paul Miller, a self-described "failed actor," sets out for his final act and his ultimate role: the last two days of his life ending with his suicide on tape. He tries to reunite with old ... See full summary »
31. Lisa (2001)
109 min | Drama, Romance, War
Stumbling across an uncompleted 1939 film called "Princess Marushka", filmmaker Sam becomes intrigued with the young actor Sylvain Marceau, who last appeared in the film. Hoping to discover... See full summary »
32. A Necessary Death (2008)
101 min | Drama, Thriller
"Documentary Filmmaker looking for suicidal individual to follow from first preparation to final act." Cut from 142 video tapes, this project sheds light on the tragedy following the infamous Internet ad.
33. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Votes: 3,018 | Gross: $0.56M
34. L'amour fou (1969)
252 min | Drama, Romance
During the rehearsals for the production of the tragedy Andromaque, the leading actress and her director, a couple behind the scenes, can't find a way to leave their personal problems at ... See full summary »
35. Ever Since the World Ended (2001)
78 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Twelve years ago, a plague swept through, wiping out most of the population; in San Francisco, only 186 people remain. Two of them use jury-rigged batteries to power a camera and make a ... See full summary »
36. Hammy's Boomerang Adventure (2006 Video)
5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
RJ the raccoon produces a nature video, which turns out to be an excuse for him and the porcupine children to play pranks on Hammy the squirrel.
38. Kenny (1987)
PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Drama
The disruptions caused in the life of 13 year old Kenny born with underdeveloped legs, removed to replace other missing bones at 6 months old when a French film company comes to do a film ... See full summary »
39. Les manèges humains (2012)
89 min | Drama
Would-be filmmaker Sophie left Africa for Canada as a child. After graduating, she films the daily doings as part of a summer job at a fair. When pointing the camera at herself, she reveals painful secrets from the past..
R | 97 min | Documentary
43. Chasing Mummies (2010– )
60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
A documentary filmmaker, his film crew, and a group of archaeological fellows follow renowned Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass on his daily adventures and discoveries.
44. Yvy Maraey (2013)
107 min | Drama
A filmmaker tracing the steps of Swedish explorer Erland Nordeskiold travels with a Guarani Indian from the highlands of La Paz to the swamps in the forests of South Eastern Bolivia, a ... See full summary »
57 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary explores the incredible life of Merian C. Cooper, from his time as a soldier and pilot in three different wars, to his exploits in Hollywood, as a director, producer and cinematic innovator.
48. De grote vakantie (2000)
145 min | Documentary
After the famous Dutch documentary filmmaker Johan van der Keuken is told that he has prostate cancer and only a few years left to live he decides to take an extended vacation while filming... See full summary »
Director: Johan van der Keuken
49. The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (2000)
90 min | Comedy
Christophe agrees to be filmed by his roommate Stéphane, while he is searching for a meaningful engineering job. Since he voluntarily resigned his job when he was to be moved to quality ... See full summary »
50. Dinner and a Movie (2001)
85 min | Comedy, Romance
A love triangle forms between disgruntled intellectual documentary filmmaker Katie, her caring cameraman Spider and self-centered Jed, the incompetent subject of the documentary series about singles dating that Katie was hired to make.