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1. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

R | 200 min | Crime, Drama

9.1
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80 Metascore

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

2. Into the Wild (2007)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Writers: Sean Penn, Jon Krakauer | Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

3. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.9
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90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

4. 3 Idiots (2009)

PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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67 Metascore

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".

Writers: Rajkumar Hirani, Abhijit Joshi, Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

5. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.

Writer: Tom Schulman | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

6. Amélie (2001)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance

8.4
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69 Metascore

Amelie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

Writers: Guillaume Laurant, Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

7. 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

8. Before Sunset (2004)

R | 80 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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90 Metascore

Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torres

9. Contact (1997)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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62 Metascore

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

Writers: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

10. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

11. Adventureland (2009)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Writer: Greg Mottola | Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kelsey Ford

12. August Rush (2007)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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38 Metascore

A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

Writers: Nick Castle, James V. Hart, Paul Castro | Director: Kirsten Sheridan | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard

13. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Writers: Susan Orlean, Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

14. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Writers: Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Alberto Granado, Jose Rivera | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

15. My Blueberry Nights (2007)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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52 Metascore

A young woman takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way.

Writers: Kar Wai Wong, Lawrence Block | Director: Kar Wai Wong | Stars: Norah Jones, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Chad R. Davis

16. Like Stars on Earth (2007)

PG | 165 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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An eight year old boy is thought to be lazy and a troublemaker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

Writer: Amole Gupte | Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte | Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer

17. The Informant! (2009)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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66 Metascore

The U.S. government decides to go after an agro-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.

Writers: Scott Z. Burns, Kurt Eichenwald | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Tony Hale, Patton Oswalt, Lucas McHugh Carroll

18. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

PG | 129 min | Action, Adventure

7.9
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Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander.

Writers: John Huston, Gladys Hill, Rudyard Kipling | Director: John Huston | Stars: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey

19. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Drama

8.5
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A young woman from England comes to India to make a documentary about her grandfather's diary which was written in the 1920s about the Indian Independence with five young men.

Writers: Renzil D'Silva, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Kamlesh Pandey | Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

20. The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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55 Metascore

A NASA astronaut (Thornton), forced to retire years earlier so he could save his family farm, has never given up his dream of space travel and looks to build his own rocket, despite the government's threats to stop him.

Writers: Mark Polish, Michael Polish | Director: Michael Polish | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Bruce Dern, Max Thieriot

21. The Public Enemy (1931)

83 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war.

Writers: Kubec Glasmon, John Bright, Harvey F. Thew | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell

22. Something the Lord Made (2004 TV Movie)

110 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

Writers: Peter Silverman, Robert Caswell | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alan Rickman, Mos Def, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union

23. Jesus' Son (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.

Writers: Denis Johnson, Elizabeth Cuthrell, David Urrutia, Oren Moverman | Director: Alison Maclean | Stars: Billy Crudup, Robert Michael Kelly, Torben Brooks, Dierdre Lewis

24. Happy Together (1997)

96 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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69 Metascore

Yiu-Fai and Po-Wing arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong and take to the road for a holiday. Something is wrong and their relationship goes adrift. A disillusioned Yiu-Fai starts working at a... See full summary »

Writer: Kar Wai Wong | Director: Kar Wai Wong | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Chen Chang, Gregory Dayton

25. Wake Up Sid (2009)

138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A spoiled young adult living in Mumbai experiences a change in his lazy ways when he meets a woman at a party, who inspires him to "wake up".

Writers: Ayan Mukherjee, Niranjan Iyengar | Director: Ayan Mukherjee | Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Supriya Pathak, Anupam Kher

26. Booked Out (2012)

86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Booked Out follows the quirky exploits of the Polaroid loving artist Ailidh as she spies and photographs the occupants of her block of flats. Jacob, the boy next door who comes and goes ... See full summary »

Writer: Bryan O'Neil | Director: Bryan O'Neil | Stars: Sylvia Syms, Mirren Burke, Rollo Weeks, Claire Garvey

27. Lakshya (2004)

186 min | War, Drama, Romance

7.9
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Writers: Javed Akhtar, Karan Kashyap | Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Om Puri

28. Luck by Chance (2009)

156 min | Drama

7.1
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58 Metascore

A struggling actor comes from Delhi to Bombay and enters the Hindi film industry.

Writers: Zoya Akhtar, Javed Akhtar | Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

29. Rock On!! (2008)

145 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band.

Writers: Farhan Akhtar, Pubali Chaudhuri, Abhishek Kapoor | Director: Abhishek Kapoor | Stars: Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar, Luke Kenny, Purab Kohli

30. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

224 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Raju is a joker, a clown. It is what he is and what he always shall be. As his life story unfolds in three chapters, from his school days to the circus to the streets, he must always make ... See full summary »

Writer: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas | Director: Raj Kapoor | Stars: Manoj Kumar, Simi Garewal, Achala Sachdev, Rishi Kapoor

31. Guide (1965)

120 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.5
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A Guide falls in love with a married woman, then is jailed for forgery and stealing money from her.

Writers: Vijay Anand, Pearl S. Buck, R.K. Narayan | Director: Vijay Anand | Stars: Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Leela Chitnis, Anwar Hussain

32. Thanks Maa (2009)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A homeless petty thief attempts to find the biological mother of an abandoned baby.

Writers: Irfan Kamal, Vishal Vijay Kumar | Director: Irfan Kamal | Stars: Master Shams, Master Salman, Master Jaffer, Master Fayaaz

33. Day of the Wacko (2002)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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24 hours in the bitter life of a frustrated divorced teacher who stays in the vicious circle of his numerous obsessions.

Writer: Marek Koterski | Director: Marek Koterski | Stars: Marek Kondrat, Janina Traczykówna, Andrzej Grabowski, Michal Koterski

34. Praybeyt Benjamin (2011)

Comedy

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Writers: Wenn V. Deramas, Keiko Aquino | Director: Wenn V. Deramas | Stars: Vice Ganda, Eddie Garcia, Derek Ramsay, Jimmy Santos

35. Picard & Kirk Into Space (2012)

Documentary, Short, Adventure

6.1
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A group of Star Trek fans and engineering students team up to send the greatest starship captains to ever exist into space for the first time in reality.

Writer: Logan Kugler | Director: Logan Kugler | Stars: Logan Kugler, Spencer Gore, Daniel Kumor, Brishen Hawkins

36. The Man Who Climbed a Mountain and Then Flew Directly Into the Sea (2014)

24 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Rodrig Andrisan is a globetrotter by birth. In real life. He traveled on foot his "native" Romania and a good part of his "adoptive" United Kingdom. (Actually, he's from another planet...) ... See full summary »

Writer: Rodrig Andrisan | Director: Rodrig Andrisan | Star: Rodrig Andrisan

37. Lo Bashchuna Shelanu (2014)

68 min | Documentary, Drama

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Sean, Valeria, Odel and Asael are teenagers who are trapped in the stereotypes ordained for them by Israeli society. A major educational project allows them to show a play that is based on ... See full summary »

Writer: Ella Zaharano Grinhouse | Director: Ella Zaharano Grinhouse | Stars: Asael Ashir, Odel Hayun, Valeria Lobstein, Sean Mongoza

38. Special Meal (2008)

6 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Alan is one of the finalists in a music competition, but wakes up late on the day of submissions and has to suffer the consequences. How Alan handles this unexpected turn of events will determine his outlook on the situation.

Writers: John Barker, Magnus Roervik | Director: Magnus Roervik | Stars: Lachlan Stewart, Ben Talarczyk, Tania Shenstone, Melody Hart

39. Connections: Sheep to Chanel (2014)

55 min | Documentary

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Set in the beautiful North West of England this is a gentle inspiring tale of how artists, crafts people and businesses have carved out a future for themselves and built connections between the country and the city.

Writers: Lucy Hughes, Roy Wesley Hughes | Directors: Lucy Hughes, Roy Wesley Hughes

40. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
Episode: The Top 10 Perform (2009)

Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

7.5
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We're down to the Top 10 on the sixth season of "So You Think You Can Dance" and for the first time... See full synopsis »

Creators: Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe | Stars: Cat Deeley, Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Jennifer Thomas Damalas