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1. Suffragette (2015)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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67 Metascore

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.

Director: Sarah Gavron | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep

Votes: 22,148 | Gross: $4.69M

2. Secretary (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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63 Metascore

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 68,364 | Gross: $4.05M

3. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Votes: 173,503

4. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 101,400 | Gross: $28.75M

5. Hunger (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Stuart Graham, Laine Megaw, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahon

Votes: 51,446 | Gross: $0.15M

6. Ali G Indahouse (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the... See full summary »

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Emilio Rivera, Gina La Piana, Dana de Celis

Votes: 69,500

7. Anna (2013)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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42 Metascore

A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.

Director: Jorge Dorado | Stars: Mark Strong, Taissa Farmiga, Brian Cox, Saskia Reeves

Votes: 15,141

8. The Conspirator (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.0
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55 Metascore

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

Votes: 23,850 | Gross: $11.54M

9. OMG: Oh My God! (2012)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

Director: Umesh Shukla | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Mithun Chakraborty, Akshay Kumar, Om Puri

Votes: 29,450

10. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
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76 Metascore

A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 29,851 | Gross: $0.48M

11. Exodus (1960)

Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

Votes: 6,935

12. You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)

134 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Brenda Vaccaro, John Goodman, Deirdre O'Connell

Votes: 22,113

13. Taxi Tehran (III) (2015)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

Jafar Panahi is banned from making movies by the Iranian government, he poses as a taxi driver and makes a movie about social challenges in Iran.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Star: Jafar Panahi

Votes: 7,845 | Gross: $0.32M

14. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)

123 min | Drama, History

7.6
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Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.

Director: Katja von Garnier | Stars: Hilary Swank, Margo Martindale, Anjelica Huston, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 4,788

15. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.4
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The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 71,508 | Gross: $2.20M

16. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

Votes: 8,648

17. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

7.7
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82 Metascore

Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 10,792 | Gross: $0.27M

18. The Gabby Douglas Story (2014 TV Movie)

86 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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The story of the international gymnastics phenomenon who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African American ever to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Regina King, Imani Hakim, Sydney Mikayla, Brian Tee

Votes: 1,190

19. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)

X | 121 min | Drama

6.1
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Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with ... See full summary »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Lena Nyman, Vilgot Sjöman, Börje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren

Votes: 2,838 | Gross: $20.24M

20. Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)

105 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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72 Metascore

In the spring of 1981 Irish Republican Bobby Sands' 66-day hunger strike brought the attention of the world to his cause. Drawing on an Irish Republican tradition of martyrdom, Sands' ... See full summary »

Director: Brendan Byrne | Star: Martin McCann

Votes: 52

21. La Rafle (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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49 Metascore

A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.

Director: Rose Bosch | Stars: Jean Reno, Mélanie Laurent, Gad Elmaleh, Raphaëlle Agogué

Votes: 6,619

22. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.4
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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »

Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

Votes: 2,134 | Gross: $0.61M

23. The Trotsky (2009)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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59 Metascore

Leon Bronstein is not your average Montreal West high school student. For one thing, none of his peers can claim to be the reincarnation of early 20th century Soviet iconoclast and Red Army... See full summary »

Director: Jacob Tierney | Stars: Liane Balaban, Jay Baruchel, Taylor Baruchel, Dan Beirne

Votes: 4,908

24. Harmony (2015)

119 min | Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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In an utopian, futuristic world, where humanity has acquired eternal life, a young high ranked agent of the world's leading health company investigates a wave of suicides.

Directors: Michael Arias, Takashi Nakamura | Stars: Jamie Marchi, Kristen McGuire, Shin'ichirô Miki, Junpei Morita

Votes: 137 | Gross: $0.02M

25. Le Trou (1960)

Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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In prison four long-sentence inmates planning an elaborate escape cautiously induct a new inmate to join in their scheme which leads to distrust and uncertainty.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: André Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin, Philippe Leroy

Votes: 9,398

26. Digging to China (1997)

PG | 98 min | Drama

6.9
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10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Hutton | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Marian Seldes

Votes: 2,116 | Gross: $0.03M

27. Macario (1960)

91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.4
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Poor, hungry peasant Macario longs for just one good meal on the Day of the Dead. After his wife cooks a turkey for him, he meets three apparitions, the Devil, God, and Death. Each asks him... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Pina Pellicer, Enrique Lucero, Mario Alberto Rodríguez

Votes: 1,484

28. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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In the 1920's Ireland, IRA members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Votes: 799

29. 23rd March 1931: Shaheed (2002)

188 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.1
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When his mentor Lala Lajpatrai is mercilessly beaten to death by the police Bhagat Singh is enraged and he sets about to avenge his death. He and his colleagues do succeed in killing one of... See full summary »

Director: Guddu Dhanoa | Stars: Bobby Deol, Sunny Deol, Amrita Singh, Rahul Dev

Votes: 478

30. Children of the Revolution (1996)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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76 Metascore

Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ...

Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, F. Murray Abraham, Richard Roxburgh

Votes: 2,084 | Gross: $0.83M

31. Regular Lovers (2005)

183 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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76 Metascore

1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Julien Lucas, Eric Rulliat

Votes: 2,170

32. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh, Akhilendra Mishra

Votes: 8,563

33. I Was Born, But... (1932)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

The Yoshi family - husband and wife Kennesuke and Haha, a middle manager at an office and a housewife respectively, and their two adolescent sons Keiji and Ryoichi - have just moved from ... See full summary »

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Tatsuo Saitô, Tomio Aoki, Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Hideo Sugawara

Votes: 3,273

34. Tro, håb og kærlighed (1984)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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Danish teens come of age in 1963. Bjorn and Erik are close friends. Bjorn is pursued by Kirsten, a future Stepford wife, but he falls for Anna, who initiates him into love and sex. Erik is ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Adam Tønsberg, Lars Simonsen, Camilla Søeberg, Ulrikke Bondo

Votes: 1,236

35. Giordano Bruno (1973)

115 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, ... See full summary »

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Hans Christian Blech, Mathieu Carrière, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 510

36. Omar Killed Me (2011)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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In the summer of 1991 an elderly woman Ghislaine Marchal is found murdered in the basement of her home with the message "Omar M'a Tuer" (Omar has kill me) written beside in her own blood. ... See full summary »

Director: Roschdy Zem | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Denis Podalydès, Maurice Bénichou, Salomé Stévenin

Votes: 1,114

37. The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)

111 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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The Villa Fiorita is set on the banks of an Italian lake. The battle is for the mother of 2 children who having fallen in love with an Italian composer and concert pianist leaves her ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Rossano Brazzi, Richard Todd, Phyllis Calvert

Votes: 199

38. Eskapo (1995)

114 min | Drama, Thriller, Action

7.5
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Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Christopher De Leon, Richard Gomez, Dina Bonnevie, Ricky Davao

Votes: 31

39. Journey to the Sun (1999)

104 min | Drama

7.1
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72 Metascore

Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul. Due to a strange set of events, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Yesim Ustaoglu | Stars: Nazmî Kirik, Newroz Baz, Mizgin Kapazan, Ara Güler

Votes: 1,018 | Gross: $0.00M

40. Two Days (2011)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Director: Dunya Smirnova | Stars: Fedor Bondarchuk, Kseniya Rappoport, Evgeniy Muravich, Irina Rozanova

Votes: 627

41. Coluche: l'histoire d'un mec (2008)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.6
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October 1980. Michel Colucci, better known as Coluche, is the French people's favorite comedian. He performs every night to a packed house at the Théâtre du Gymnase. One day, always ... See full summary »

Director: Antoine de Caunes | Stars: François-Xavier Demaison, Léa Drucker, Olivier Gourmet, Laurent Bateau

Votes: 559

42. The Lady Banker (1980)

131 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Emma Eckhert, from a modest background, became a big sensation between 1914 and 1938 as a banker and the head of a financial paper specialized in public savings.

Director: Francis Girod | Stars: Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Marie-France Pisier, Claude Brasseur

Votes: 494

43. 400 Contra 1: Uma História do Crime Organizado (2010)

98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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The real story behind the creation of the Comando Vermelho (Red Commando), the powerful criminal organization that terrorized Rio de Janeiro for several decades. The movie follows William, ... See full summary »

Director: Caco Souza | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Fabrício Boliveira, Daniela Escobar, Branca Messina

Votes: 387

44. Mr. Azaad (1994)

Action, Musical

3.9
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Satyaprakash and his wife live in a poor community of mill workers. Satyaprakash is a union leader, and this puts him in deadly conflict with the mill management and he is killed, leaving ... See full summary »

Director: Rama Rao Tatineni | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Niki Walia, Ishrat Ali, Shakti Kapoor

Votes: 55

45. The Bears and I (1974)

G | 89 min | Drama, Family

6.1
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A man seeking peace and quiet finds himself father to three bears.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Patrick Wayne, Chief Dan George, Andrew Duggan, Michael Ansara

Votes: 160

46. Crulic - The Path to Beyond (2011)

73 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.7
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While being in Poland, Romanian Claudio Crulic is wrongly accused of theft. In jail he goes on a hunger strike.

Director: Anca Damian | Stars: Vlad Ivanov, Jamie Sives, Sandrine Bonnaire

Votes: 563

47. H3 (2001)

88 min

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A moving insight into the 1981 Irish hunger strike in the Maze prison near Belfast.

Director: Les Blair | Stars: Brendan Mackey, Dean Lennox Kelly, Aidan Campbell, Tony Devlin

Votes: 105

48. Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (1986 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.8
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Fact-based story about Mitch Snyder (Martin Sheen), a Washington crusader for the homeless, who took their case to Congress. Working for the Community for Creative Non-violence, Snyder ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Martin Sheen, Roxanne Hart, Joe Seneca, Stan Shaw

Votes: 67

49. Moving the Mountain (1994)

83 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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The film is a documentary about the demonstrations of students in Peking on the 4th of June 1989 for more democracy in the People's Republic which were ended by army forces. The story is ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Jin-Ming Zhang, Yi-Ming Huang, Yi-fen Kan, Ke-Hsi Hsiang

Votes: 87 | Gross: $0.04M

50. Stop-Over (I) (2013)

100 min | Documentary

7.7
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In the course of living long months with a group of Iranian illegals in Athens, the director examines this radical choice of pursuing a better life through the most perilous of possibilities: clandestinity.

Director: Kaveh Bakhtiari

Votes: 78