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1. The Insider (1999)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Votes: 133,222 | Gross: $28.97M

2. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

R | 171 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint

Votes: 26,845 | Gross: $10.01M

3. The Thing from Another World (1951)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness, Robert Cornthwaite

Votes: 18,682

4. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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79 Metascore

A partially idealized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Brett Harrelson

Votes: 72,104 | Gross: $20.19M

5. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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68 Metascore

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saß, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas

Votes: 114,182 | Gross: $4.06M

6. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Drama, Western

8.1
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A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 53,615

7. Nothing But the Truth (I) (2008)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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64 Metascore

In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Vera Farmiga, Angela Bassett

Votes: 30,584 | Gross: $0.00M

8. Veronica Guerin (2003)

R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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55 Metascore

An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 16,205 | Gross: $1.57M

9. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

Votes: 10,677 | Gross: $0.62M

10. The Official Story (1985)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Chunchuna Villafañe, Hugo Arana

Votes: 5,253

11. Danton (1983)

PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche

Votes: 4,395

12. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A young woman's life is scrutinized by police and tabloid press after she spends the night with a suspected terrorist.

Directors: Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Angela Winkler, Mario Adorf, Dieter Laser, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 2,885

13. Four Days in September (1997)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, History

7.4
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Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Alan Arkin, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Votes: 3,647 | Gross: $0.31M

14. This Revolution (2005)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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36 Metascore

In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC.

Director: Stephen Marshall | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Nathan Crooker, Amy Redford, Brett DelBuono

Votes: 448

15. Return to Peyton Place (1961)

Approved | 123 min | Drama

5.9
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The residents of Peyton Place, New Hampshire, are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most ... See full summary »

Director: José Ferrer | Stars: Carol Lynley, Jeff Chandler, Eleanor Parker, Mary Astor

Votes: 561

16. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2009)

92 min | Documentary

7.8
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75 Metascore

"The Most Dangerous Man in America" is the story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, armed only with his conscience, steadfast determination, and a file cabinet full of ... See full summary »

Directors: Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith | Stars: Peter Arnett, Ben Bagdikian, Ann Beeson, John Dean

Votes: 1,956 | Gross: $0.45M

17. Sweden: Heaven and Hell (1968)

X | 90 min | Documentary

6.2
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Edmund Purdom narrates a pseudo-documentary about sexuality in Sweden. It shows contraceptives for teen girls, lesbian nightclubs, wife swapping, porno movies, biker gangs, and Walpurgis ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Scattini | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Enrico Maria Salerno, Jean Topart, Marie Liljedahl

Votes: 175

18. Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree (2012)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Crime

8.7
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A documentary chronicling liberty activist Derrick J Freeman's exciting first year of activism in The Shire.

Director: Derrick J. Freeman | Stars: Kate Ager, Rich Angell, Ed Burke, Jed Butterfield

Votes: 53

19. The Agronomist (2003)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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82 Metascore

The true story of Jean Dominique, a Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jean Dominique, Aboudja, Ronald Reagan

Votes: 792 | Gross: $0.23M

20. Mayerling (1936)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, is fettered on all sides. He's bored; his father, the emperor, is domineering; his politics are more liberal than his father's, but he knows his views carry... See full summary »

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Marthe Régnier, Yolande Laffon

Votes: 528

21. Smash His Camera (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

7.0
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68 Metascore

A film centering on the life and work of Ron Galella that examines the nature and effect of paparazzi.

Director: Leon Gast | Stars: Floyd Abrams, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Joseph Basile, Harry Benson

Votes: 675 | Gross: $0.00M

22. Larry Flynt: The Right to Be Left Alone (2007)

74 min | Documentary

7.5
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A documentary that celebrates and examines an unabashed vulgarian.

Director: Joan Brooker-Marks | Stars: Larry Flynt, Al van Schaik, Simon L. Leis Jr., Robert Scheer

Votes: 231

23. The Long Teeth (1953)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Daniel Gélin | Stars: Danièle Delorme, Daniel Gélin, Jean Chevrier, Jean Debucourt

Votes: 29

24. No Pockets in a Shroud (1974)

125 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Michel Dolannes resigns from a major newspaper as a journalist to launch a new journal 'Le Cosmopolite' which reveals all kinds of shady deals.One day, he is killed but who is the killer ?

Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Jean Carmet, Michel Constantin, Michel Galabru, Daniel Gélin

Votes: 112

25. War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State (2013)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary

7.5
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War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State highlights four cases where whistleblowers noticed government wrong-doing and took to the media to expose the fraud and abuse.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Daniel Ellsberg, Franz Gayl, Seymour Hersh, David Carr

Votes: 147

26. Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press (1996)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.5
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The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Goldsmith | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Edward Asner, Ben Bagdikian, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 73

27. Dark Arts in a Long Plastic Hallway (2009)

89 min | Documentary

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An inside look at television's uncertain future. Candid opinions and brutal honesty from industry veterans and TV executives. Get the facts the TV networks don't talk about.

Director: Mark Tollefson | Stars: Catherine Crier, Clifton Joseph, Bill Moyers, Dan Rather

28. Telephone Time (1956–1958)
Episode: Grandpa Changes the World (1956)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Thomas Mitchell, John Nesbitt, Reginald Denny, Peter Hansen

29. In Search of the Constitution (1987– )
Episode: Mr. Justice Brennan (1987)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, History

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Associate Justice William J. Brennan explains how the Supreme Court wrangles with abstract concepts such as dignity, privacy, and cruel and unusual punishment.

Director: Tony Marshall | Stars: William Brennan, Bill Moyers

30. In Search of the Constitution (1987– )
Episode: Strictly Speaking (1987)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, History

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Attorney General Edwin Meese and federal judge Robert Bork--both outspoken strict constructionists--discuss judicial restraint and original intent.

Directors: Tony Marshall, Syd Smyth | Stars: Robert Bork, Ed Meese, Bill Moyers

31. P.O.V. (1988– )
Episode: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2010)

Documentary

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Directors: Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith | Stars: Daniel Ellsberg, Benjamin Pierce

Votes: 14