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1. Into the Storm (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Thriller

6.3
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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.

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

2. Afflicted (2013)

R | 85 min | Horror, 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.

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

3. Little Children (2006)

R | 136 min | Drama

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 Connecticut.

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

4. Rent (2005)

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

7.1
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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.

Writers: Stephen Chbosky, Jonathan Larson | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp

5. Our Idiot Brother (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

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

Writers: Jesse Peretz, Evgenia Peretz, David Schisgall | Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Nick Sullivan

6. Yogi Bear (2010)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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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.

Writers: J.R. Ventimilia, Joshua Sternin, Brad Copeland | Director: Eric Brevig | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh

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.

Writers: Huck Botko, Andrew Gurland | Director: Daniel Stamm | Stars: Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, Iris Bahr, Louis Herthum

8. Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.8
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45 Metascore

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

Writers: Christina Mengert, Joseph Muszynski | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen, Nat Wolff

9. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)

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.

Writers: Annie DeYoung, David Morgasen | Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan

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.

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

11. Colour It Yellow (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Drama, History

8.5
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A young woman from England comes to India to make a documentary about her grandfather's diary which was written in the 1920s about the Indian Independence with five young men.

Writers: Renzil D'Silva, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Kamlesh Pandey | Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

12. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, 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.

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

13. Keep the Lights On (2012)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

6.3
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79 Metascore

In Manhattan, filmmaker 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.

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

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

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Documentary film-maker Bob Saunders 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, ... See full summary »

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

15. 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.

Writers: Gary DeVore, George Malko, Frederick Forsyth | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Colin Blakely, Hugh Millais

16. Storytelling (2001)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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50 Metascore

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

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

17. An American Carol (2008)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.4
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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.

Writers: David Zucker, Myrna Sokoloff, Lewis Friedman | Director: David Zucker | Stars: Kevin P. Farley, Kelsey Grammer, Leslie Nielsen, Trace Adkins

18. The Last Broadcast (1998)

86 min | Horror, Mystery

5.5
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Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, ... See full summary »

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

19. Brothers of the Head (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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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.

Writers: Brian Aldiss, Tony Grisoni | Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe | Stars: Luke Treadaway, Harry Treadaway, Jonathan Pryce, John Simm

20. Hard Core Logo (1996)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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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 »

Writers: Noel S. Baker, Michael Turner | Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Bernie Coulson

21. Tru Confessions (2002 TV Movie)

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

7.9
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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..

Writers: Janet Tashjian, Stu Krieger | Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Clara Bryant, Shia LaBeouf, Mare Winningham, William Francis McGuire

22. Two Days (2003)

R | 87 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

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

23. 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

24. A Necessary Death (2008)

101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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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.

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

25. 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.

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

26. Clear Lake, WI (2009)

92 min | Thriller

3.1
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A group of childhood friends return to their former hometown to revisit the horrors that happened there 15 years ago.

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

27. Hammy's Boomerang Adventure (2006 Video)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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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.

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

28. Les manèges humains (2012)

89 min | Drama

6.6
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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..

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

29. See You in September (2010)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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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 »

Writers: Joe Cilibrasi, Jennifer Maloney, Victoria Rinaldi, Whitney Sugarman | Director: Tamara Tunie | Stars: Estella Warren, Justin Kirk, Liza Lapira, Sandra Bernhard

30. Guy (1996)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

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

31. Ever Since the World Ended (2001)

78 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.2
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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 »

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

32. Kenny (1987)

PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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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 »

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

33. Eclipse (1994)

95 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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A round of unerotic sexual couplings in Toronto, interspersed with interviews about an impending total eclipse.

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

34. Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore (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).

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

35. L'amour fou (1969)

252 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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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 »

Writers: Marilù Parolini, Jacques Rivette | Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, André S. Labarthe, Josée Destoop

36. Lisa (2001)

109 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Claude Klotz, Didier Cohen, Pierre Grimblat, Gérard Mordillat | Director: Pierre Grimblat | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Marion Cotillard, Benoît Magimel, Sagamore Stévenin

37. Yvy Maraey (2013)

107 min | Drama

6.1
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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 »

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

38. Lost Behind Bars (2008 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 83 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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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.

Writers: Mac Hampton, Luanne Ensle | Director: Scott Williams | Stars: Paget Brewster, Antonio Cupo, Meg Roe, Robert Wisden

39. Aval Appadithaan (1978)

114 min | Drama

6.7
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The film revolves around a solitary women, her plight and ordeal against evil society.

Director: C. Rudraiyaa | Stars: Kamal Hassan, Rajnikanth, Sripriya

40. The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (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 »

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

41. La neige et le feu (1991)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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Writers: Claude Pinoteau, Jacques Pinoteau, Danièle Thompson | Director: Claude Pinoteau | Stars: Vincent Perez, Géraldine Pailhas, Matthieu Rozé, François Caron

42. Idol (2006)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

5.7
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Farce about the casting of a gay actor in a gay role on a television series which had previously been played by a straight man. When the original star of a fictional gay-themed action ... See full summary »

Writers: Dane Hanson, Mike Heim, Christopher Long, Scott Victor Nelson | Directors: Mike Heim, Christopher Long | Stars: Amber Alexander, Adriano Aragon, John Arrington, Branton Box

43. Chi Girl (1999)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy

6.7
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Van Lier plays Heather, a Chicago woman who thinks that she can sleep with any man simply because all men crave sex... See full synopsis »

Writer: Heidi Van Lier | Director: Heidi Van Lier | Stars: Heidi Van Lier, Joe Kraemer, Scott Benjaminson, Phil Smith

44. The Godfathers of Mondo (2003 Video)

90 min | Documentary

7.0
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A look at the careers of Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi who invented the mondo genre with MONDO CANE in 1962. It follows their career until their split in following the making of GOODBYE UNCLE TOM in 1971.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: David Flint, Benito Frattari, Gualtiero Jacopetti, David Kerekes

45. Awful Normal (2004)

76 min | Documentary

6.4
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Celesta and Karen Davis grew up in a loving family. They shared many wonderful childhood moments and, at the time, thought it all was normal. But when Karen and Celesta were molested in ... See full summary »

Writer: Celesta Davis | Directors: Celesta Davis, Celesta Davis | Stars: Celesta Davis, Ellen Davis, Karen Davis

46. Chasing Mummies (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

4.3
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A documentary filmmaker, his film crew, and a group of archaeological fellows follow renowned Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass on his daily adventures and discoveries.

Stars: Allan Morton, David Cheetham, Derek Lincoln, Zahi Hawass

47. Shooting Michael Moore (2008)

Open | 84 min | Documentary

5.6
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Documentary highlighting the questionable ethics of award-winning documentary filmmaker, Michael Moore.

Writer: Kevin Leffler | Director: Kevin Leffler | Stars: Michael Moore, Kevin Leffler, Darsi Ferrer

48. I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper (2005)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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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.

Directors: Christopher Bird, Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Merian C. Cooper, David Strohmaier, James D'Arc

49. De grote vakantie (2000)

145 min | Documentary

7.4
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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

50. The Other Side (1999–2006)

30 min | Documentary

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Series of documentary films by new and established directors.

Stars: Lemmy, Miranda Sawyer, Phil Campbell, Alan Moore