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1. High-Rise (2015)

R | 119 min | Drama

5.7
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65 Metascore

Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.

Director: Ben Wheatley | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans

Votes: 25,365 | Gross: $0.34M

2. The Visit (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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55 Metascore

Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them on vacation.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie

Votes: 80,191 | Gross: $65.07M

3. Rent (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 43,012 | Gross: $29.08M

4. Little Children (2006)

R | 136 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Todd Field | Stars: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley

Votes: 95,027 | Gross: $5.46M

5. Into the Storm (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Thriller

5.8
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44 Metascore

Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.

Director: Steven Quale | Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Max Deacon

Votes: 56,259 | Gross: $47.55M

6. While We're Young (2014)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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77 Metascore

A middle-aged couple's career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried

Votes: 33,730 | Gross: $7.57M

7. The Last Exorcism (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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63 Metascore

A troubled evangelical minister agrees to let his last exorcism be filmed by a documentary crew.

Director: Daniel Stamm | Stars: Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, Iris Bahr, Louis Herthum

Votes: 42,901 | Gross: $40.99M

8. The Veil (I) (2016)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.7
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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.

Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Jessica Alba, Lily Rabe, Thomas Jane, Aleksa Palladino

Votes: 5,191

9. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.3
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This story is about six friends who help an English filmmaker create a documentary about Indian freedom struggle. During filming, this group of friends learn about those before them and the importance of fighting for their rights.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 79,489 | Gross: $2.20M

10. Grizzly Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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87 Metascore

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.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog, Carol Dexter

Votes: 43,594 | Gross: $3.17M

11. Our Idiot Brother (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

A comedy centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters.

Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Nick Sullivan

Votes: 76,900 | Gross: $24.81M

12. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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A princess whose country has been invaded goes into hiding in Louisiana, where she has to learn to act like an ordinary teenager.

Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan

Votes: 15,669

13. Yogi Bear (2010)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.6
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35 Metascore

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.

Director: Eric Brevig | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh

Votes: 17,059 | Gross: $100.17M

14. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

Votes: 45,033 | Gross: $18.25M

15. Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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45 Metascore

An uptight New York City lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen, Nat Wolff

Votes: 6,372 | Gross: $0.54M

16. Afflicted (2013)

R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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56 Metascore

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.

Directors: Derek Lee, Clif Prowse | Stars: Clif Prowse, Derek Lee, Michael Gill, Baya Rehaz

Votes: 17,611

17. The Dogs of War (1980)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Colin Blakely, Hugh Millais

Votes: 6,462

18. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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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 »

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 4,167

19. Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.9
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After a freak accident, a yuppie turns invisible and runs from a treacherous CIA official, while trying to cope with his new life.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Chevy Chase, Daryl Hannah, Sam Neill, Michael McKean

Votes: 18,198 | Gross: $14.36M

20. Alien Outpost (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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26 Metascore

A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.

Director: Jabbar Raisani | Stars: Adrian Paul, Reiley McClendon, Rick Ravanello, Douglas Tait

Votes: 5,458

21. Lucky Them (2013)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.1
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65 Metascore

A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend.

Director: Megan Griffiths | Stars: Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, Nina Arianda, Oliver Platt

Votes: 2,364 | Gross: $0.03M

22. Storytelling (2001)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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50 Metascore

College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Selma Blair, Leo Fitzpatrick, Robert Wisdom, Maria Thayer

Votes: 15,650 | Gross: $0.91M

23. An American Carol (2008)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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20 Metascore

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.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Kevin P. Farley, Kelsey Grammer, Leslie Nielsen, Trace Adkins

Votes: 8,722 | Gross: $7.00M

24. Keep the Lights On (2012)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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79 Metascore

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.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth, Julianne Nicholson, Souleymane Sy Savane

Votes: 4,294 | Gross: $0.25M

25. The Last Broadcast (1998)

86 min | Horror, Mystery

5.5
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A film crew ventures into the forest in search of the mythical 'Jersey Devil'.

Directors: Stefan Avalos, Lance Weiler | Stars: David Beard, Lance Weiler, Stefan Avalos, Jim Seward

Votes: 4,070

26. Brothers of the Head (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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67 Metascore

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.

Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Stars: Luke Treadaway, Harry Treadaway, Jonathan Pryce, John Simm

Votes: 1,599 | Gross: $0.04M

27. Tru Confessions (2002 TV Movie)

TV-G | 112 min | Drama, Comedy, Family

7.8
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Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Clara Bryant, Shia LaBeouf, Mare Winningham, William Francis McGuire

Votes: 2,618

28. Hard Core Logo (1996)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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A group of washed-up Canadian punk rockers get back together for a road trip in memory of a dear friend who was supposedly shot, or so rumors imply. As they travel, they ignore the underlying psychological darkness within each other.

Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Bernie Coulson

Votes: 2,330 | Gross: $0.02M

29. A Necessary Death (2008)

101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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"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.

Director: Daniel Stamm | Stars: G.J. Echternkamp, Matthew Tilley, Valerie Hurt, Michael Traynor

Votes: 412

30. See You in September (2010)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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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 »

Director: Tamara Tunie | Stars: Estella Warren, Justin Kirk, Lindsey Kraft, Liza Lapira

Votes: 614

31. You've Been Trumped (2011)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

7.5
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57 Metascore

In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald J. Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness areas to build a golf resort.

Director: Anthony Baxter | Stars: Michael Forbes, Donald J. Trump, Anthony Baxter, Kevin Brown

Votes: 1,943 | Gross: $0.03M

32. Two Days (2003)

R | 87 min | Drama

6.5
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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 »

Director: Sean McGinly | Stars: Adam Scott, Karl Wiedergott, Mark Phinney, Paul Rudd

Votes: 842

33. L'amour fou (1969)

252 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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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 »

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Josée Destoop, Michèle Moretti

Votes: 436

34. Ever Since the World Ended (2001)

78 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.1
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64 Metascore

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 »

Directors: Calum Grant, Joshua Atesh Litle | Stars: James Curry, Linda Noveroske, Dan Plumlee, Aubrey Ankrum

Votes: 657

35. Michael Moore Hates America (2004)

R | 125 min | Documentary

5.0
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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.

Director: Michael Wilson | Stars: Mike Abraham, Pete Auger, Andrew Breitbart, Dinesh D'Souza

Votes: 3,635

36. The Weather Underground (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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77 Metascore

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.

Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel | Stars: Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange, Evan White

Votes: 3,094 | Gross: $0.56M

37. Hammy's Boomerang Adventure (2006 Video)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.3
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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.

Director: Will Finn | Stars: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 610

38. Les manèges humains (2012)

89 min | Drama

6.9
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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..

Director: Martin Laroche | Stars: Marie-Evelyne Lessard, Marc-André Brunet, Normand Daoust, Stephanie Dubois

Votes: 65

39. Lisa (2001)

109 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
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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 »

Director: Pierre Grimblat | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Marion Cotillard, Benoît Magimel, Sagamore Stévenin

Votes: 155

40. Clear Lake, WI (2009)

92 min | Thriller

3.0
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A group of childhood friends return to their former hometown to revisit the horrors that happened there 15 years ago.

Director: Brian Ide | Stars: Dustin Booth, Morgan Simpson, Grinnell Morris, Shi Ne Nielson

Votes: 337

41. Manufacturing Dissent (2007)

R | 97 min | Documentary

5.7
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A documentary that looks to distinguish what's fact, fiction, legend, and otherwise as a camera crew trails Michael Moore while he tours with his film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Directors: Rick Caine, Debbie Melnyk | Stars: Michael Moore, Debbie Melnyk, Rick Caine, Dave Barber

Votes: 1,975

42. Guy (1996)

R | 94 min | Drama

6.4
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A young woman with a camera follows a man around to make a documentary about him, something he is not very happy with.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Hope Davis, Kimber Riddle, Diane Salinger

Votes: 496

43. Kenny (1987)

PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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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 »

Director: Claude Gagnon | Stars: Kenny Easterday, Caitlin Clarke, Liane Curtis, Zach Grenier

Votes: 169

44. La moitié gauche du frigo (2000)

90 min | Comedy

7.2
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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 »

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Paul Ahmarani, Stéphane Demers, Geneviève Néron, Jules Philip

Votes: 455

45. The Goddess Project (2016)

Documentary

9.2
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A documentary sharing the stories of inspiring women from different walks of life who are overcoming their fears and pursuing the lives of their dreams.

Directors: Sara Landas, Holli Rae

Votes: 9

46. Eclipse (1994)

95 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A round of unerotic sexual couplings in Toronto, interspersed with interviews about an impending total eclipse.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Von Flores, John Gilbert, Pascale Montpetit, Manuel Aranguiz

Votes: 168 | Gross: $0.09M

47. La neige et le feu (1991)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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Director: Claude Pinoteau | Stars: Vincent Perez, Géraldine Pailhas, Matthieu Rozé, François Caron

Votes: 88

48. Yvy Maraey (2013)

107 min | Drama

6.2
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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 »

Director: Juan Carlos Valdivia | Stars: Juan Carlos Valdivia, Elio Ortíz, Felipe Román, Francisco Acosta

Votes: 32

49. Dinner and a Movie (2001)

85 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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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.

Director: Lisa Kors | Stars: Marianne Hagan, Mike Dooly, Paul Bartel, Anita Gillette

Votes: 42

50. Lost Behind Bars (2008 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 83 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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A reporter tracing the effect of the death penalty stumbles across a murder mystery and a potentially innocent man set for execution.

Director: Scott Williams | Stars: Paget Brewster, Antonio Cupo, Meg Roe, Robert Wisden

Votes: 167