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1. Anna (2013)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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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.

Writers: Guy Holmes, Martha Holmes | Director: Jorge Dorado | Stars: Mark Strong, Taissa Farmiga, Brian Cox, Indira Varma

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.

Writers: Erin Cressida Wilson, Mary Gaitskill, Steven Shainberg | Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren

3. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.

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

4. 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.

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

5. 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.

Writers: Dan Futterman, Gerald Clarke | Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

6. Ali G Indahouse (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy

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 »

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

7. 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.

Writers: James D. Solomon, Gregory Bernstein | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

8. 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.

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

9. 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.

Writers: Bernd Eichinger, Uli Edel, Stefan Aust | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

10. 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.

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

11. Exodus (1960)

Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer ... See full summary »

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Leon Uris | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

12. 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.

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

13. 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.

Writers: Jennifer Friedes, Sally Robinson, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Raymond Singer | Director: Katja von Garnier | Stars: Hilary Swank, Margo Martindale, Anjelica Huston, Frances O'Connor

14. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

8.0
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82 Metascore

An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed in 2002.

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

15. The Trotsky (2009)

120 min | Comedy

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 »

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

16. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India.

Writers: Ranjit Kapoor, Piyush Mishra, Anjum Rajabali, Rajkumar Santoshi | Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh, Akhilendra Mishra

17. OMG: Oh My God! (2012)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.1
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A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

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

18. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)

X | 121 min | Drama

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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

19. 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 »

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

20. Omar Killed Me (2011)

85 min | Crime, Drama

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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 »

Writers: Olivier Gorce, Roschdy Zem, Omar Raddad, Sylvie Lotiron, Jean-Marie Rouart, Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Roschdy Zem | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Denis Podalydès, Maurice Bénichou, Salomé Stévenin

21. Le Trou (1960)

Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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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.

Writers: José Giovanni, Jacques Becker, Jean Aurel | Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: André Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin, Philippe Leroy

22. 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 »

Writers: Philippe Garrel, Arlette Langmann, Marc Cholodenko | Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Julien Lucas, Eric Rulliat

23. 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 »

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

24. Children of the Revolution (1996)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

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 ...

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

25. Tro, håb og kærlighed (1984)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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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 »

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

26. 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.

Writers: Rearden Conner, Marian Spitzer, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

27. The Maze (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary

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The history of the notorious Maze prison and its role in the Northern Ireland conflict.

Stars: Liam Neeson, Denis Faul, Bik McFarlane, Mo Mowlam

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

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

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91 Metascore

Two young brothers become the leaders of a gang of kids in their neighborhood. Their father is an office clerk who tries for advancement by playing up his boss. When the boys visit the boss... See full summary »

Writers: Akira Fushimi, Geibei Ibushiya, Yasujirô Ozu | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Tatsuo Saitô, Tomio Aoki, Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Hideo Sugawara

29. Giordano Bruno (1973)

115 min | Biography, Drama

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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 »

Writers: Lucio De Caro, Giuliano Montaldo | Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Gian Maria Volonté, Hans Christian Blech, Mathieu Carrière, Renato Scarpa

30. Two Days (2011)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Writers: Dunya Smirnova, Anna Parmas | Director: Dunya Smirnova | Stars: Fedor Bondarchuk, Kseniya Rappoport, Evgeniy Muravich, Irina Rozanova

31. Crulic - drumul spre dincolo (2011)

73 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

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The animated documentary feature-length Crulic The Path to Beyond tells the story of the life of Crulic... See full synopsis »

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

32. Macario (1960)

91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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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 »

Writers: B. Traven, Emilio Carballido, Roberto Gavaldón | Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Pina Pellicer, Enrique Lucero, Mario Alberto Rodríguez

33. 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 »

Writers: Diastème, Antoine de Caunes, Philippe Boggio, Jean-Michel Vaguelsy | Director: Antoine de Caunes | Stars: François-Xavier Demaison, Léa Drucker, Olivier Gourmet, Laurent Bateau

34. The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)

111 min | Drama

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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 »

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

35. 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 »

Writers: Sutanu Gupta, Sanjay Masoom | Director: Guddu Dhanoa | Stars: Bobby Deol, Sunny Deol, Amrita Singh, Rahul Dev

36. Journey to the Sun (1999)

104 min | Drama

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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 »

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

37. 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 »

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

38. The Lady Banker (1980)

131 min | Drama

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

39. Mr. Azaad (1994)

Action, Musical

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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 »

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

40. Stop-Over (I) (2013)

100 min | Documentary

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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

41. 400 Contra 1 - Uma História do Crime Organizado (2010)

98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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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.

Writers: Julio Ludemir, Júlio Ludemir, Victor Navas, William da Silva Lima | Director: Caco Souza | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Fabrício Boliveira, Daniela Escobar, Branca Messina

42. Moving the Mountain (1994)

83 min | Documentary, History

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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

43. Eskapo (1995)

114 min | Drama, Thriller, Action

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Writers: Jose F. Lacaba, Roy Iglesias | Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Christopher De Leon, Richard Gomez, Dina Bonnevie, Ricky Davao

44. Beyond Time (1973)

92 min | Drama

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Writers: Sándor Csoóri, Ferenc Kósa | Director: Ferenc Kósa | Stars: Loránd Lohinszky, Tibor Szilágyi, Péter Haumann, János Konyorcsik

45. Starbuck Holger Meins (2002)

90 min | Documentary

3.9
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Writers: Gerd Conradt, Hartmut Jahn | Director: Gerd Conradt | Stars: Michael Ballhaus, Suzanne Beyeler, Manfred Blessmann, George Clooney

46. Das Rauschen des Meeres (2010)

27 min | Short, Drama, Family

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An African refugee, whose identity is unknown, is being interrogated in prison. He refuses to speak and eat, seems traumatized. When the prison guard, who is looking after the prisoner, ... See full summary »

Writers: Ana R. Fernandes, Torsten Truscheit | Directors: Ana R. Fernandes, Torsten Truscheit | Stars: Mayra Andrade, Malayka M. Fernandes, Ronnie Janot, Sven Pippig

47. Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1917)

Passed | 60 min | Drama

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A doctor's wife is the head of a bureau that publishes and hands out literature on birth control. However, the police stop it and forbid her to speak in meetings about the secret that was ... See full summary »

Writers: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Priscilla Dean, Wedgwood Nowell

48. Ocras (2007)

59 min | Biography, History

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The inside story of the 1981 hunger strike when 10 men fasted to the death in the Maze prison, told by those who were centrally involved. A first hand account of one of the landmark events ... See full summary »

Writer: Margo Harkin | Director: Margo Harkin

49. Lupang hinarang (2009)

Documentary, Drama

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Director: Ditsi Carolino

50. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: A Special Mischief (1972)

50 min | Drama

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Elizabeth joins the suffragette movement, but in her effort to protect her, Rose is imprisoned.

Writer: Anthony Skene | Director: Raymond Menmuir | Stars: Jean Marsh, Nicola Pagett, Donald Burton, Christopher Beeny