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1. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

8.1
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92 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Upton Sinclair | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

2. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

X | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A naive prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

Writers: Waldo Salt, James Leo Herlihy | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

3. Network (1976)

R | 121 min | Drama

8.2
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

4. I'm Not There. (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Writers: Todd Haynes, Oren Moverman | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

5. Faster (2010)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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44 Metascore

An ex-con sets out to avenge his brother's death after they were double-crossed during a heist years ago. During his campaign, however, he's tracked by a veteran cop and an egocentric hit man.

Writers: Tony Gayton, Joe Gayton | Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Maggie Grace, Mauricio Lopez

6. Persecuted (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

3.7
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11 Metascore

An evangelist finds himself framed for murder and on the run after he refuses to back a senator's proposition calling for sweeping religious reform.

Writer: Daniel Lusko | Director: Daniel Lusko | Stars: James Remar, Dean Stockwell, Tabatha Shaun, Bruce Davison

7. Best Laid Plans (1999)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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40 Metascore

A seemingly simple plan to steal money goes increasingly awry.

Writer: Ted Griffin | Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Alessandro Nivola, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Gene Wolande

8. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

9. The Exorcist III (1990)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A police lieutenant in Georgetown mourns the anniversary of a priest's death as a serial killer strikes.

Writer: William Peter Blatty | Director: William Peter Blatty | Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller

10. Fletch Lives (1989)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime

6.0
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Fletch is a reporter for a Los Angeles newspaper, but he acts more like a detective. When an obscure relative leaves him a Louisiana mansion in his will, Fletch is naturally curious. ... See full summary »

Writers: Gregory McDonald, Leon Capetanos | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Chevy Chase, Hal Holbrook, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey

11. Bright Young Things (2003)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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64 Metascore

An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.

Writers: Stephen Fry, Evelyn Waugh | Director: Stephen Fry | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd, James McAvoy

12. Elmer Gantry (1960)

TV-PG | 146 min | Drama

7.9
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A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Sinclair Lewis | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger

13. Nowhere (1997)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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The third film in a trilogy by writer-director Gregg Araki. Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Chiara Mastroianni

14. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Writer: Jeremy Brock | Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

15. Repossessed (1990)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Horror

4.7
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It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the devil from little Nancy Aglet, but now Nancy has grown up and has a family, the demon returns and repossesses Nancy. With ... See full summary »

Writer: Bob Logan | Director: Bob Logan | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Linda Blair, Ned Beatty, Anthony Starke

16. The Day of the Locust (1975)

R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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An art director in the 1930's falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

Writers: Nathanael West, Waldo Salt | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

17. Citizen Ruth (1996)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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64 Metascore

An irresponsible, drug-addicted, recently impregnated woman finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to their respective sides.

Writers: Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor | Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Mary Kay Place, Kurtwood Smith

18. Oh, God! (1977)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Avery Corman | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence

19. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.

Writers: John Crawford, Edmund Penney | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

20. Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

6.4
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When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.

Writers: David Giler, Jerry Belson, Mordecai Richler, Gerald Gaiser | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Jane Fonda, George Segal, Ed McMahon, Richard Gautier

21. Holy Man (1998)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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41 Metascore

Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.

Writer: Tom Schulman | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston, Robert Loggia

22. Wise Blood (1979)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.

Writers: Flannery O'Connor, Benedict Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald | Director: John Huston | Stars: Brad Dourif, John Huston, Dan Shor, Harry Dean Stanton

23. Rachel, Rachel (1968)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions ... See full summary »

Writers: Stewart Stern, Margaret Laurence | Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Joanne Woodward, James Olson, Kate Harrington, Estelle Parsons

24. Totally F***ed Up (1993)

Unrated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Gay teen angst...

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Roko Belic, Susan Behshid, Jenee Gill

25. Little Richard (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.

Writers: Bill Kerby, Daniel Taplitz | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Leon, Jenifer Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Tamala Jones

26. Touch (1997)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing ... See full summary »

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Paul Schrader | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Christopher Walken, Skeet Ulrich, LL Cool J

27. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary

7.9
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73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Writers: Daniel G. Karslake, Helen R. Mendoza | Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

28. Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of ... See full summary »

Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Caitlin Clarke, David Patrick Kelly

29. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)

192 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The story of the People's Temple cult led by Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.

Writers: Ernest Tidyman, Charles A. Krause | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Powers Boothe, Ned Beatty, Irene Cara, Veronica Cartwright

30. What's the Matter with Helen? (1971)

GP | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.4
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Two middle-aged women move to Hollywood, California after their sons are convicted of a notorious murder and open a dance school for children eager to tap their way to stardom.

Writer: Henry Farrell | Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters, Dennis Weaver, Micheál MacLiammóir

31. In God We Tru$t (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

5.4
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Raised in a Trappist monastery, the innocent Brother Ambrose sets out to find money to save the bankrupt monastery. His education in worldliness is provided by a hooker. He eventually ... See full summary »

Writers: Marty Feldman, Chris Allen | Director: Marty Feldman | Stars: Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle, Louise Lasser, Richard Pryor

32. It's Supernatural (2007– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Sid Roth, Scott Perri, Jeff Rose, Jeff Scordino

33. Sherman's March (1985)

157 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.5
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Ross McElwee sets out to make a documentary about the lingering effects of General Sherman's march of destruction through the South during the Civil War, but is continually sidetracked by ... See full summary »

Writer: Ross McElwee | Director: Ross McElwee | Stars: Ross McElwee, Dede McElwee, Ross McElwee Jr., Patricia Rendleman

34. Pilgrim's Progress (2008)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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An allegory of the life of a believer on a journey from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City.

Writers: John Bunyan, Danny Carrales | Director: Danny Carrales | Stars: Daniel Kruse, Jeremiah Guelzo, Hugh McLean, Reid Dalton

35. Marjoe (1972)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Part documentary, part expose, this film follows one-time child evangelist Marjoe Gortner on the "church tent" Revivalist circuit, commenting on the showmanship of Evangelism and "the ... See full summary »

Directors: Sarah Kernochan, Howard Smith | Stars: Marjoe Gortner, Sarah Kernochan

36. The Cross and the Switchblade (1970)

GP | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Crusading minister gets involved in the lives of members of a New York street gang.

Writers: Don Murray, James Bonnet, Elizabeth Sherrill, John Sherrill, David Wilkerson | Director: Don Murray | Stars: Pat Boone, Erik Estrada, Jacqueline Giroux, Jo-Ann Robinson

37. The Rainbow Man/John 3:16 (1997)

41 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.2
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Remember that man in the rainbow-colored Afro wig who carried the "John 3:16" sign? During the 70s and 80s he seemed to be everywhere: at televised baseball and football games, shuttle ... See full summary »

Writer: Sam Green | Director: Sam Green | Star: Rollen Stewart

38. The Miracle Woman (1931)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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After Florence Fallon's father dies unappreciated in the church where he preached for many years, she becomes embittered and loses faith. She teams up with Horsby, a con man, and performs ... See full summary »

Writers: Jo Swerling, John Meehan, Robert Riskin, Dorothy Howell | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, David Manners, Sam Hardy, Beryl Mercer

39. The Neon Bible (1995)

91 min | Drama

6.1
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While on a train, a teenage boy thinks about his life and the flamboyant aunt whose friendship acted as an emotional shield from his troubled family. This film evokes the haunting quality ... See full summary »

Writers: Terence Davies, John Kennedy Toole | Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Jacob Tierney, Drake Bell, Gena Rowlands, Diana Scarwid

40. Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

Writers: Brown Holmes, William McGrath, Sidney Sutherland, Dorothy Mackaye, Carlton Miles | Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

41. The Calling (I) (2002)

PG | 116 min | Drama

5.1
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The Leroy Jenkins Story, following the controversial life of evangelist Leroy Jenkins

Writers: Damian Chapa, Aaron Pugliese | Director: Damian Chapa | Stars: Damian Chapa, Robert Wagner, Faye Dunaway, Brad Dourif

42. Blue Ridge Fall (1999)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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In Jefferson Creek, North Carolina, the colors of autumn signal Friday night lights, and high-school quarterback Danny Shepherd is the main event. He and his friends, Shane and Taz, live ... See full summary »

Writer: James Rowe | Director: James Rowe | Stars: Peter Facinelli, Jay R. Ferguson, Rodney Eastman, Chris Isaak

43. Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)

G | 93 min | Drama, Music

6.1
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A black-clad Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection, which was shot on location in Israel. Cash performs a number of original ... See full summary »

Writers: Johnny Cash, Larry Murray | Director: Robert Elfstrom | Stars: Johnny Cash, Robert Elfstrom, June Carter Cash, Larry Lee

44. Evolution vs. God: Shaking the Foundations of Faith (2013)

38 min | Documentary, Short

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Ray Comfort, New Zealand-born evangelist, takes to the streets to ask random people to provide him with evidence for evolution, along with four evolutionary biologists.

Writer: Ray Comfort | Director: Ray Comfort | Stars: Ray Comfort, Kevan Brighting, Gail Kennedy, Paul Zachary Myers

45. The Way of the Master (2003–2014)

Drama, Reality-TV

3.5
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This is a new look at reality TV. Each program is 30 minutes of evangelist and author Ray Comfort and actor Kirk Cameron teaching Christians how to share their faith effectively and ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Comfort, Kirk Cameron, Mark Spence, Todd Friel

46. Walk a Mile in My Pradas (2011)

Not Rated | Comedy

4.8
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A magic Christmas ornament turns two men's lives upside down when homophobic Tony starts preferring men two weeks before his wedding and his gay co-worker Steve finds himself blossoming into a ladies' man.

Writers: Rick Karatas, Tom Archdeacon | Director: Joey Sylvester | Stars: Nathaniel Marston, Tom Archdeacon, Tom Arnold, Mike Starr

47. An American Tragedy (1931)

Approved | 96 min | Romance, Drama

6.8
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Writers: Theodore Dreiser, Samuel Hoffenstein | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Irving Pichel

48. Evil Come Evil Go (1972)

66 min | Horror

4.2
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A religious fanatic murders people who are engaging in sex.

Writer: Walt Davis | Director: Walt Davis | Stars: Cleo O'Hara, Sandra Henderson, Jane Tsentas, Rick Cassidy

49. Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A Louisiana con man enters his steamboat into a winner-take-all race with a rival while trying to find a witness to free his nephew, about to be hung for murder.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Lamar Trotti, Ben Lucien Burman | Director: John Ford | Stars: Will Rogers, Anne Shirley, Irvin S. Cobb, Eugene Pallette

50. Gambling, Gods and LSD (2002)

180 min | Documentary

6.2
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A filmmaker's inquiry into transcendence becomes a three-hour trip across countries and cultures, interconnecting people, places and times. From Toronto, the scene of his childhood, Peter ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Mettler | Director: Peter Mettler | Stars: Govinda, Peter Mettler, Rani Mukerji, John Paul Young