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1. Wild River (1960)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

Votes: 3,693

2. Serena (I) (2014)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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36 Metascore

In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton's timber empire becomes complicated when he marries Serena.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones

Votes: 19,801 | Gross: $0.18M

3. Leviathan (2014)

R | 140 min | Drama

7.6
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92 Metascore

In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov

Votes: 35,079

4. The Castle (1997)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A working-class family from Melbourne, Australia fights city hall after being told they must vacate their beloved family home to allow for infrastructural expansion.

Director: Rob Sitch | Stars: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

Votes: 12,520 | Gross: $0.86M

5. American Outlaws (2001)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Western

6.0
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25 Metascore

When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is ... See full summary »

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Colin Farrell, Scott Caan, Ali Larter, Gabriel Macht

Votes: 12,406 | Gross: $13.26M

6. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001 Video)

PG | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.4
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The now famous Burt Gummer returns to his hometown of Perfection, Nevada for the first time in years, but the deadliest Graboid evolution yet forces him to save the town he swore to protect.

Director: Brent Maddock | Stars: Michael Gross, Shawn Christian, Susan Chuang, Charlotte Stewart

Votes: 12,491

7. Goin' South (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse-thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the sheriff, the bank - and each other.

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi

Votes: 4,928

8. Etz Limon (2008)

106 min | Drama

7.4
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74 Metascore

The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Rona Lipaz-Michael, Ali Suliman, Doron Tavory

Votes: 5,545 | Gross: $0.57M

9. Holidaze (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Family, Romance

5.8
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A corporate workaholic wakes up in an alternate universe, married to her childhood sweetheart.

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Jennie Garth, Cameron Mathison, Kristin Booth, Maria del Mar

Votes: 1,172

10. Sixteen (1973)

R | 96 min | Drama

5.9
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A teenage girl who lives with her brother falls in love for the first time when a traveling carnival comes to her small town, but things go badly.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Mercedes McCambridge, Ford Rainey, Maidie Norman, John Lozier

Votes: 64

11. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

7.5
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70 Metascore

Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. ... See full summary »

Director: Chad Freidrichs | Stars: Slyvester Brown, Irvin Dagen, Elmer Fiedler, Robert Fishman

Votes: 678 | Gross: $0.04M

12. Throw Out the Anchor! (1974)

G | 90 min | Comedy

3.4
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A jobless public relations specialist goes to get some much-needed rest in sunny Florida and discovers a whole new set of troubles.

Director: John Hugh | Stars: Richard Egan, Dina Merrill, Phil Lopp, Edwin Hugh

Votes: 67

13. Battle for Brooklyn (2011)

93 min | Documentary, Drama

7.2
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71 Metascore

'Battle for Brooklyn' follows the story of reluctant activist Daniel Goldstein as he struggles to save his home and community from being demolished to make way for the densest real estate ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley

Votes: 112

14. And the Winner Is... (I) (2009)

94 min | Comedy

7.3
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A film crew is visiting the quaint Midwestern town of Centerville to film a piece about "small town politics". Centerville is an amazing setting with its picture-perfect town square, "ma ... See full summary »

Director: Christina Grozik | Stars: Jerry Springer, Kevin McClatchy, Doug Kusak, Kirk Brown

Votes: 30

15. Broken Dreams: The Man I Always Wanted to Be/The Story of James Dupree (2015)

75 min | Documentary

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Artist James Dupree fights the city of Philadelphia to save his art gallery and studio after city council seizes his deeds for eminent domain.

Directors: Tyrone Brown, Joseph Sapienza II | Stars: James J. Allen, Keith Armstead, Herman Bigham, Anita Brook Dupree

16. Begging for Billionaires (2009)

57 min | Documentary

6.1
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Explores the erosion of private property rights in United States and exposes how municipal governments use tax money and abusive eminent domain policies to aid private developers and corporations.

Director: Phil Klein | Stars: Jo Ann Bailey, Penelope Marth, Virginia Marth, Richard Pombo

Votes: 14

17. Wolf at the Door (2008)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Wolf at the Door chronicles the struggle of artist Jeff Filbert and his fight to save his art studio and school from eminent domain demolition in Camden, New Jersey. In a last ditch effort ... See full summary »

Director: Robert A. Emmons Jr.

18. Home (II) (2009)

70 min | Documentary

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York, Pennsylvania has long been the quintessential, salt-of-the-earth American town, touting a proud cultural, architectural and industrial history. But after a steady migration to the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Plow | Star: Cameron Texter

19. The Incredible Bread Machine Film (1975)

55 min | Documentary

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A discussion of the economic and political ideas presented in the book "The Incredible Bread Machine".

Director: Theo Kamecke | Stars: Susan Love Brown, Milton Friedman, Walter W. Heller, Karl Keating

20. Off Limits (2011– )
Episode: Dirty Secrets of Boston (2011)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Stars: Don Wildman, Brad Clarke, Tom Bagley, Fred Laskey

21. Sanford (1980–1981)
Episode: Freeway (1981)

Comedy

5.2
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The city is debating whether to run a freeway through Watts or the wealthy Corban Hills neighborhood. Fred, Cal and Cliff organize their neighbors and lead the charge to save their homes.

Director: Jim Drake | Stars: Redd Foxx, Dennis Burkley, Clinton Derricks-Carroll, Whitman Mayo

Votes: 6

22. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Stones of Destiny (1993)

52 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Lovejoy accompanies Charlotte to Wales in search of a stolen Celtic cross that may have come from a coastal cave that served as a Medieval church.

Director: Jim Hill | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Caroline Langrishe, Diane Parish

Votes: 28

23. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Suppressing the Vote (2012)

TV-G | 57 min | News, Talk-Show

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How voter ID laws are suppressing the vote.

Stars: Anthony Baxter, Keesha Gaskins, Bill Moyers, Michael Waldman

24. No Time for Sergeants (1964– )
Episode: The Farmer in the Deal (1964)

30 min | Comedy

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The home owned by Will's girlfriend's uncle is not only in the direct path of the Air Force's jet runway, but it's sitting where they want to expand it. He wants to move out and sell it ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Hayden | Stars: Sammy Jackson, Harry Hickox, Laurie Sibbald, Andy Clyde

25. Ripper Street (2012– )
Episode: The Good of This City (2013)

TV-MA | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The mother of a girl who used to work for Long Susan is murdered, along with a rent collector. The girl claims to have no memory of the event, which may be linked to the construction of a new railway.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, Michael McElhatton

Votes: 393

26. Days of Revolt (2015– )
Episode: The Revolution Will Be Local (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mark Clatterbuck, Chris Hedges, Thomas Linzey

27. Under the Dome (2013–2015)
Episode: Thicker Than Water (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Norrie grieves over her mom's death. Joe shows Julia the mini-dome. Big Jim makes a plan of action when Ollie takes control of food and water.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Natalie Martinez, Britt Robertson

Votes: 1,095