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1. The Big Short (2015)
R | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.
Votes: 177,237 | Gross: $70.24M
2. Batman Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.
Votes: 975,610 | Gross: $205.34M
3. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 607,271 | Gross: $170.71M
4. Wall Street (1987)
R | 126 min | Crime, Drama
A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing.
Votes: 118,793 | Gross: $43.85M
5. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Votes: 98,621 | Gross: $50.55M
6. Up in the Air (I) (2009)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
With a job traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham enjoys his life living out of a suitcase, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a new hire and a potential love interest.
Votes: 269,591 | Gross: $83.81M
7. Survivor (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
8. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Leonard Nimoy, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Nicholas Meyer, Denny Martin Flinn | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan
Votes: 55,041 | Gross: $74.89M
9. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 99 min | Drama, History, News
Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
12. Igby Goes Down (2002)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Votes: 28,996 | Gross: $4.68M
13. The Wave (2008)
107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
14. Being There (1979)
PG | 130 min | Comedy, Drama
A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.
15. Two Days, One Night (2014)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama
Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.
Votes: 31,901 | Gross: $1.33M
16. Southland Tales (2006)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Votes: 32,621 | Gross: $0.27M
18. THX 1138 (1971)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society.
19. The Visitor (I) (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama
A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Votes: 37,244 | Gross: $9.42M
21. The Best of Youth (2003)
R | 383 min | Drama, Romance
An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.
Votes: 16,361 | Gross: $0.25M
22. Potiche (2010)
R | 103 min | Comedy
When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,273 | Gross: $1.62M
23. Battle in Seattle (2007)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama
Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings.
Votes: 12,753 | Gross: $0.22M
24. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
R | 127 min | Documentary
An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.
Votes: 35,008 | Gross: $14.36M
25. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
Votes: 11,752 | Gross: $19.65M
26. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)
X | 121 min | Drama
Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,800 | Gross: $20.24M
27. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.
Votes: 24,880 | Gross: $3.43M
28. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Crime, History
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
Votes: 4,608 | Gross: $0.27M
29. Boom Bust Boom (2015)
74 min | Documentary, History
Terry Jones guides us through the history and the nature of the economic boom-bust cycle and why people repeatedly ignore it to their sorrow.
32. Trumbo (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »
Votes: 819 | Gross: $7.85M
33. Freakonomics (2010)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary
A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics.
Writers: Peter Bull, Alex Gibney, Jeremy Chilnick, Morgan Spurlock, Eugene Jarecki, Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady, Seth Gordon, Steven Levitt, Stephen Dubner | Directors: Heidi Ewing, Alex Gibney, Seth Gordon, Rachel Grady, Eugene Jarecki, Morgan Spurlock | Stars: James Ransone, Tempestt Bledsoe, Morgan Spurlock, Melvin Van Peebles
Votes: 5,680 | Gross: $0.10M
34. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Votes: 4,125 | Gross: $0.67M
35. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)
Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary
A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society. This subject ... See full summary »
36. 24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience,... See full summary »
37. Rollover (1981)
R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.
38. Salt of the Earth (1954)
94 min | Drama, History
Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.
39. First Name: Carmen (1983)
85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Carmen is a member of a terrorist gang who falls in love with a young police officer guarding a bank that she and her cohorts try to rob. She leads him on while dragging the two of them ... See full summary »
40. Ethos (I) (2011)
78 min | Documentary
Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty.
42. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)
R | 117 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.
Votes: 1,776 | Gross: $0.19M
43. The Big One (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America.
Votes: 6,990 | Gross: $0.65M
44. The Shock Doctrine (2009)
79 min | Documentary
An investigation of "disaster capitalism", based on Naomi Klein's proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance.
45. The Cyclist (1987)
95 min | Drama
The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit... See full summary »
46. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Documentary
Individual freedom is the dream of our age. It's what our leaders promise to give us, it defines how we think of ourselves and... See full synopsis »
50. Surviving Progress (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, A Short History Of... See full summary »
Votes: 1,516 | Gross: $0.05M