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1. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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84 Metascore

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn

Votes: 352,785 | Gross: $27.30M

2. Revolver (2005)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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25 Metascore

Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Vincent Pastore, André Benjamin

Votes: 77,272 | Gross: $0.08M

3. You're Not You (2014)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.4
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56 Metascore

A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.

Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum, Josh Duhamel, Stephanie Beatriz

Votes: 18,250

4. Total Eclipse (1995)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, David Thewlis, Romane Bohringer, Dominique Blanc

Votes: 11,082 | Gross: $0.34M

5. Last Holiday (2006)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy

6.4
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52 Metascore

Upon learning of a terminal illness, a shy woman (Queen Latifah) decides to sell off all her possessions and live it up at a posh European hotel.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 22,518 | Gross: $38.36M

6. The Andromeda Strain (2008)

180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.

Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Christa Miller, Louis Ferreira, Ricky Schroder

Votes: 12,607

7. The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Traveling in search of a cure for a rare skin disease, a man finds freedom and love along the way.

Director: Bozidar 'Bota' Nikolic | Stars: Guy Boyd, Brad Pitt, Cheryl Pollak, Constantin Nitchoff

Votes: 2,903

8. The Secret (2006 Video)

90 min | Documentary

5.7
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Interviews with leading authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of the Law of Attraction. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives.

Director: Drew Heriot | Stars: Bob Proctor, Joe Vitale, John Assaraf, Loral Langemeier

Votes: 10,227

9. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet

Votes: 8,701

10. Tales of Terror (1962)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage, Peter Lorre

Votes: 4,835

11. How to Survive a Plague (2012)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, News

7.6
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86 Metascore

The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

Director: David France | Stars: Peter Staley, Larry Kramer, Iris Long, Bob Rafsky

Votes: 3,127 | Gross: $0.12M

12. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

122 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 1,874

13. We Were Here (I) (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,591

14. What Makes a Family (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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A women, artificially inseminated, gives birth, then dies, and her partner must fight to regain custody of their child.

Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Brooke Shields, Cherry Jones, Anne Meara, Al Waxman

Votes: 605

15. Emmett's Mark (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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In order to avoid the debilitating effects of a terminal illness, a young detective orders a hit on himself.

Director: Keith Snyder | Stars: Scott Wolf, Tim Roth, Gabriel Byrne, Greg Wood

Votes: 1,654

16. Hustler Squad (1976)

R | 98 min | Action, War

2.5
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World War II: Allied Command learns that in 60 days three Japanese generals and an admiral party at a bordello on a tiny Philippine island. It's fortified and hard to attack, so a creative,... See full summary »

Director: Cesar Gallardo | Stars: John Ericson, Karen Ericson, Crystin Sinclaire, Nory Wright

Votes: 373

17. Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls (1981 TV Movie)

233 min | Drama

5.1
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Updated version of the Jacqueline Susann best selling 1960's novel shows the lives of three very different women who come to New York City to achieve fame and fortune in show business and ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Catherine Hicks, Lisa Hartman, Veronica Hamel, David Birney

Votes: 136

18. The Big Bluff (1955)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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When a scheming fortune hunter finds his rich wife is not going to die as expected, he and his lover make other plans to get her millions.

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: John Bromfield, Martha Vickers, Robert Hutton, Rosemarie Stack

Votes: 252

19. She Lives! (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

7.7
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A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.

Director: Stuart Hagmann | Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Season Hubley, Anthony Zerbe, Michael Margotta

Votes: 83

20. Lung fung dau (2004)

99 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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Romance blossoms again for a divorced jewel-thief couple as they try to rekindle the love they once had for each.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Andy Lau, Sammi Cheng, Jenny Hu, Carl Ng

Votes: 743

21. La permission de minuit (2011)

110 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Delphine Gleize | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Emmanuelle Devos, Quentin Challal, Caroline Proust

Votes: 194

22. Miss Susie Slagle's (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

7.2
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A student nurse falls in love with a young intern in 1910 Baltimore, but tragedy ensues when he contracts a fatal disease.

Director: John Berry | Stars: Veronica Lake, Sonny Tufts, Joan Caulfield, Ray Collins

Votes: 41

23. Al-zawja al-thaniya (1967)

105 min | Drama

7.7
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A corrupt mayor, who rules the village's people with power and injustice, forces another poor man's wife secretly to marry him in order to have a child.

Director: Salah Abouseif | Stars: Soad Hosny, Shukry Sarhan, Sanaa Gamil, Salah Mansour

Votes: 347

24. Zonen (1996)

336 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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The Military evacuates a zone in the Lapland mountains, under the pretext that there is an ongoing exercise. The district doctor gets suspicious when one of his patients, who lived inside ... See full summary »

Stars: Jacob Nordenson, Peter Haber, Thomas Hanzon, Sissela Kyle

Votes: 137

25. Sun yat fai lok (2007)

107 min | Romance

6.5
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Rene Liu successfully delivers the complex role of Mi, who chooses to remain single rather than risking the slightest chance of being dumped... See full synopsis »

Director: Jingle Ma | Stars: Louis Koo, Rene Liu, Bowie Tsang, Lawrence Chou

Votes: 318

26. The Dying Detective (1921)

Drama, Crime, Mystery

5.8
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The great detective Sherlock Holmes, near death after having contracted a rare and usually fatal Asiatic disease, is determined to solve one last murder case before he passes on.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Eille Norwood, Hubert Willis, Cecil Humphreys, Joseph R. Tozer

Votes: 23

27. Stars (2005)

10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.6
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An experimental animated film centers on Sophie who learns she has a rare fatal neuron disease. As her condition deteriorates she experiences sensory hallucinations up until her final days ... See full summary »

Director: Eoghan Kidney | Stars: Ruth Negga, Domhnall Gleeson, Mal Whyte, Maureen O'Connell

Votes: 23

28. Blueprint (1992)

190 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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A chilling thriller in the shadow of a nuclear power industry and cynical research around human life and death. There power and money means everything, and life nothing. Somebody must stand... See full summary »

Stars: Åsa Karlin, Gerhard Hoberstorfer, Peter Haber, Torsten Näslund

Votes: 59

29. Vintage Model (1992)

95 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Director: Raúl Araiza | Stars: Silvia Pinal, Alonso Echánove, Daniela Durán, Stephanie Salas

Votes: 30

30. Sophie's Search for a Cure (2007)

64 min | Documentary

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A documentary video about one woman's personal journey with Multiple System Atrophy. "Sophie's Search for a Cure" chronicles one woman's struggle with an untreatable, fatal ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Likowski | Stars: Adam Dohm, Deb Dohm, Eric Dohm, Sophie Dohm

31. Cancer in Two Voices (1994)

43 min | Documentary, Romance

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Director: Lucy Massie Phenix | Stars: Sandra Butler, Barbara Rosenblum

32. Legenda o lyubvi (1969 TV Movie)

42 min | Drama, Music

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Directors: Yuri Grigorovich, Aleksandr Macheret | Stars: Inna Zubkovskaya, Marina Kondrateva, Nikita Dolgushin, Konstantin Nazarov

33. La noche del fin del mundo (2008 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Exactly to the 1:23:58 AM, in the night of Friday 26 April, 1986, happened the worst nuclear disaster of all 20th Century: Chernobyl. Journalist Iker Jiménez, host and creator of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Iker Jiménez, Sergio Fernández de Pinedo, Carmen Porter, Manuel Romo, Álvaro Sanmartín | Stars: Iker Jiménez, Carmen Porter, Anna Korolevskaya, Ricardo García

Votes: 29

34. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Homecoming (1961)

30 min | Western

8.4
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Troop hears that Frank Walker escaped prison. When he tells the wife and son, he is shot and can't use his gun hand. The son, who worships his father, tells Dan "that'll make it awful hard on you!" and hopes he'll be dead within the week.

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 8

35. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
Episode: Rapture at Two-Forty (1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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When Paul Bryan, a high-powered lawyer, is diagnosed with an incurable disease, he decides to spend his last days living the high life on the French Riviera.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Michael Rennie, Katherine Crawford, Antoinette Bower

Votes: 16

37. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: Time Bomb (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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Anton Malek is a mole sent years ago to monitor the nuclear program of an Iron Curtain nation. Suffering from a terminal illness, Malek has become a rogue agent and rigged a nuclear reactor... See full summary »

Director: Murray Golden | Stars: Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 46