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1. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Mystery, 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.

Writers: Adam Cozad, David Koepp, Tom Clancy | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Branagh

2. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

3. Up in the Air (I) (2009)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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83 Metascore

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.

Writers: Walter Kirn, Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

4. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

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

5. Larry Crowne (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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41 Metascore

After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.

Writers: Tom Hanks, Nia Vardalos | Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Sarah Mahoney, Roxana Ortega

6. Being There (1979)

PG | 130 min | Comedy

8.0
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A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted adviser to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.

Writer: Jerzy Kosinski | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden

7. Southland Tales (2006)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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44 Metascore

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.

Writer: Richard Kelly | Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seann William Scott, Carlos Amezcua

8. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Writers: Joseph Heller, Buck Henry | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

9. The Visitor (I) (2007)

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

7.7
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79 Metascore

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

Writer: Thomas McCarthy | Director: Thomas McCarthy | Stars: Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira, Hiam Abbass

10. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown.

Writers: Charles Ferguson, Chad Beck, Adam Bolt | Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, William Ackman, Daniel Alpert, Jonathan Alpert

11. Igby Goes Down (2002)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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72 Metascore

A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.

Writer: Burr Steers | Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Goldblum, Claire Danes

12. The Price Is Right (1972– )

TV-G | 60 min | Family, Game-Show | Active

8.0
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Contestants guess the prices of featured products in order to win them.

Stars: Bob Barker, Janice Pennington, Dian Parkinson, Holly Hallstrom

13. Battle in Seattle (2007)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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54 Metascore

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.

Writer: Stuart Townsend | Director: Stuart Townsend | Stars: André Benjamin, Jennifer Carpenter, Isaach De Bankolé, Woody Harrelson

14. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama

7.4
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Writers: Peter Gould, Andrew Ross Sorkin | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Erin Dilly

15. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.

Writers: Arnold Schulman, David Seidler | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau, Frederic Forrest

16. The Central Park Five (2012)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

7.7
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79 Metascore

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.

Writers: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon | Directors: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon | Stars: Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Kharey Wise, Raymond Santana

17. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)

Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary

8.3
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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 »

Writer: Peter Joseph | Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Peter Joseph, Robert Sapolsky, Gabor Mate, Richard Wilkinson

18. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary

7.4
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61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Thora Birch, William Black, Jimmy Carter

19. Potiche (2010)

R | 103 min | Comedy

6.5
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68 Metascore

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 »

Writers: François Ozon, Pierre Barillet, Jean-Pierre Grédy | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Fabrice Luchini, Karin Viard

20. Freakonomics (2010)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary

6.4
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58 Metascore

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

21. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Writers: Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Sonia Bergamasco

22. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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62 Metascore

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.

Writer: Kevin Willmott | Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

23. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

24. Rollover (1981)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.

Writers: Howard Kohn, David Shaber, David Weir | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jane Fonda, Kris Kristofferson, Hume Cronyn, Josef Sommer

25. Girlfriend in a Coma (2012)

103 min | Documentary

7.2
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Renowned British journalist examines Italy's moral, political and economic crisis, looking for clues to its possible salvation--and that of the West as a whole.

Writers: Bill Emmott, Annalisa Piras | Director: Annalisa Piras | Stars: Bill Emmott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Giuliano Amato, Silvio Berlusconi

26. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)

X | 121 min | Drama

6.1
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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 »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Lena Nyman, Vilgot Sjöman, Börje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren

27. 24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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 »

Writers: Paul Fraser, Shane Meadows | Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Danny Nussbaum, Toby, Bruce Jones

28. Our Brand Is Crisis (2005)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

7.2
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69 Metascore

A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences.

Writer: Rachel Boynton | Director: Rachel Boynton | Stars: Mauricio Balcazar, James Carville, Tad Devine, Stanley Greenberg

29. Born Yesterday (1950)

TV-PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A million dollar Tycoon hires a tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette.

Writers: Garson Kanin, Albert Mannheimer | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford, Howard St. John

30. The Homestretch (2014)

90 min | Documentary

8.1
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65 Metascore

Three homeless teenagers brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future.

Writers: Anne De Mare, Kirsten Kelly, Leslie Simmer | Directors: Anne De Mare, Kirsten Kelly

31. The Big One (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Elaine Bly, Dan Burns, Chip Carter

32. Ethos (I) (2011)

78 min | Documentary

7.6
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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.

Writer: Pete McGrain | Director: Pete McGrain | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Justin Lewis, Bill Hogan, Noam Chomsky

33. I Am Curious (Blue) (1968)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama

6.2
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The same movie with the same characters, cast and crew as I am Curious (Yellow), but with some different scenes and a different political slant. The political focus in Blue is personal ... See full summary »

Writer: Vilgot Sjöman | Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Maj Hultén, Vilgot Sjöman, Lena Nyman, Börje Ahlstedt

34. Che Guevara (2005)

R | 102 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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Rebel. Hero. Lover. Legend. Che Guevara has inspired generation after generation as the young idealist and revolutionary who fought for the poor and oppressed. Eduardo Noriega (Vantage ... See full summary »

Writer: Josh Evans | Director: Josh Evans | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Enrico Lo Verso, Paula Garcés, Sergio d'Amato

35. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

R | 117 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Eliot Spitzer, Michael Schwendeman, Kim Allen, Lloyd Constantine

36. Moneyline (1980–2003)

60 min | News

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Lou Dobbs was the regular host of CNN's Moneyline, one of the longest running and most respected economic-themed news programs of all time, which featured coverage of the stock markets, ... See full summary »

Stars: Lou Dobbs, Terry Keenan, Casey Wian, Kathleen Behof

37. Go Tigers! (2001)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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69 Metascore

"Go Tigers!" is a rare behind-the-scenes chronicling of a remarkable season for the Massillon Tigers high school football team, played out in a small rustbelt town that draws its identity ... See full summary »

Writer: Kenneth A. Carlson | Director: Kenneth A. Carlson | Stars: Dave Irwin, Ellery Moore, Joe Paterno, Danny Studer

38. The Contestant (2007)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A black comedy chronicling the fate of the biggest gameshow prize in history.

Writer: Rodrigo Cortés | Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Chete Lera, Miryam Gallego, Fernando Cayo

39. The Yes Men (2003)

R | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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68 Metascore

Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization.

Directors: Dan Ollman, Sarah Price, Chris Smith | Stars: Andreas Bichlbauer, Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Michael Moore

40. Tesna koza (1982)

92 min | Comedy

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In this light, fluffy comedy, a low-level clerk cannot make ends meet because his brood is in no way economically cooperative: his daughter is a lawyer looking for work, unsuccessfully; his... See full summary »

Writers: Ljiljana Pavic, Sinisa Pavic | Director: Mica Milosevic | Stars: Nikola Simic, Milan Gutovic, Rahela Ferari, Ruzica Sokic

41. Superpower (2008)

PG-13 | 119 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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Superpower illustrates how the United States has leveraged its position to ensure unilateral world domination through absolute economic and military superiority and government deception.

Writers: David Chilton, Barbara-Anne Steegmuller | Director: Barbara-Anne Steegmuller | Stars: Christy Johnson, Max Carter, Harry S. Truman, Eric L. Haney

42. The Shock Doctrine (2009)

79 min | Documentary

7.6
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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.

Writer: Naomi Klein | Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Ewen Cameron, Janine Huard, Naomi Klein, Franklin D. Roosevelt

43. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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71 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Christopher Trumbo | Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

44. The Bank (2001)

104 min | Thriller, Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

Writers: Brian Price, Mike Betar, Robert Connolly | Director: Robert Connolly | Stars: David Wenham, Anthony LaPaglia, Sibylla Budd, Steve Rodgers

45. The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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71 Metascore

Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

Writers: Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno | Directors: Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Kurt Engfehr | Stars: Reggie Watts, Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Richard Ebeling

46. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Documentary

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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 »

Stars: Robert Kavesh, Friedrich von Hayek, Philip Mirowski, Alain Enthoven

47. I.O.U.S.A. (2008)

PG | 85 min | Documentary

7.6
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70 Metascore

Few are aware that America may be on the brink of a financial meltdown. I.O.U.S.A. explores the country's shocking current fiscal condition and ways to avoid a national economic disaster.

Writers: Patrick Creadon, Christine O'Malley, Addison Wiggin, Kate Incontrera, William Bonner | Director: Patrick Creadon | Stars: Robert Bixby, Humphrey Bogart, Warren Buffett, George Bush

48. The Take (2004)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary

7.8
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66 Metascore

The film in not about auto-parts workers in suburban Buenos Aires, but about workers of a ceramic floors factory in Neuquen, several hundred miles southward, in Argentinian Patagonia.

Writer: Naomi Klein | Director: Avi Lewis | Stars: Matilde Adorno, Michel Camadessus, Bill Clinton, Gustavo Cordera

49. A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash (2006 Video)

84 min | Documentary, War

7.9
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A theatrical documentary on the planet's dwindling oil resources.

Writers: Basil Gelpke, Raymond McCormack | Directors: Basil Gelpke, Raymond McCormack, Reto Caduff | Stars: Wade Adams, Abdul Samad Al-Awadi, Fadhil J. Al-Chalabi, Roscoe Bartlett

50. The Cyclist (1987)

95 min | Drama

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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 »

Writer: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Mahshid Afsharzadeh, Firouz Kiani, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mohammad Reza Maleki