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1. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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71 Metascore

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 442,448 | Gross: $250.69M

2. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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69 Metascore

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

Votes: 380,990 | Gross: $54.58M

3. The Proposal (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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48 Metascore

A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson

Votes: 249,299 | Gross: $163.96M

4. Toivon tuolla puolen (2017)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Dome Karukoski, Kati Outinen, Sakari Kuosmanen

Votes: 4,382

5. The Immigrant (2013)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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77 Metascore

1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Dagmara Dominczyk

Votes: 24,077 | Gross: $2.01M

6. Crossing Over (2009)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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38 Metascore

Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess

Votes: 20,637 | Gross: $0.45M

7. The Jackal (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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36 Metascore

An imprisoned IRA fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora

Votes: 93,336 | Gross: $54.93M

8. Lone Star (1996)

R | 135 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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78 Metascore

When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Peña, Stephen Mendillo, Stephen J. Lang

Votes: 24,634 | Gross: $13.27M

9. Wag the Dog (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a Presidential sex scandal.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary

Votes: 71,132 | Gross: $43.02M

10. 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.

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

Votes: 20,675 | Gross: $11.00M

11. The Breaking Point (1950)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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An otherwise moral captain of a charter boat becomes financially strapped and is drawn into illegal activities in order to keep up payments on his boat.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Garfield, Patricia Neal, Phyllis Thaxter, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 1,410

12. The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.5
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Posing as an insurance investigator, Tom Lawrence investigates a murder of a teacher disguised as a suicide at a women's college.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Rita Corday, Amelita Ward

Votes: 471

13. Ladybird Ladybird (1994)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.5
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This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Crissy Rock, Vladimir Vega, Sandie Lavelle, Mauricio Venegas

Votes: 2,591 | Gross: $0.15M

14. Born in East L.A. (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy

5.9
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When a native-born American citizen of Mexican descent is mistakenly deported to Mexico, he has to risk everything to get back home.

Director: Cheech Marin | Stars: Cheech Marin, Daniel Stern, Paul Rodriguez, Kamala Lopez

Votes: 4,667 | Gross: $17.36M

15. Blood and Wine (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine, Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Lopez

Votes: 8,216 | Gross: $1.08M

16. The Falcon's Brother (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Tom Lawrence, Gay's brother, takes over for his injured sibling in a case which involves Nazi espionage and political assassination.

Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: George Sanders, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph, Don Barclay

Votes: 561

17. Flower Drum Song (1961)

Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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A young woman arrives in San Francisco's Chinatown from Hong Kong with the intention of marrying a rakish nightclub owner, unaware he is involved with one of his singers.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo

Votes: 2,027 | Gross: $10.90M

18. That Girl in Yellow Boots (2010)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A British woman faces challenges while attempting to locate her father in India.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Prashant Prakash, Naseeruddin Shah, Gulshan Devaiah

Votes: 2,850

19. Don't Tempt Me (2001)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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31 Metascore

Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer.

Director: Agustín Díaz Yanes | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Victoria Abril, Jero García, Gerardo Giacinti

Votes: 4,939 | Gross: $0.08M

20. Unspeakable Acts (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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This is the story of child psychologists Dr Laurie and Joseph Braga and their involvement in one of the worst child sex abuse scandals in USA.

Director: Linda Otto | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Brad Davis, Sam Behrens, Gary Frank

Votes: 243

21. Things Are Tough All Over (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Action

6.0
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Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman (Cheech) and Prince Habib (Chong). Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throughout the car.

Director: Thomas K. Avildsen | Stars: Toni Attell, Mike Bacarella, Billy Beck, Don Bovingloh

Votes: 2,587 | Gross: $21.13M

22. Paradis perdu (2012)

93 min | Drama

5.7
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Lucie lives with her father Hugo. Her mother has been gone for a year and the abscence brought father and daughter even closer. However, when the mother returns, Hugo's taken by ... See full summary »

Director: Ève Deboise | Stars: Pauline Etienne, Olivier Rabourdin, Florence Thomassin, Ouassini Embarek

Votes: 123

23. Borderline (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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On the U.S.-Mexican border, border cop Jeb Maynard is hunting for a human smuggler responsible for Jeb's partner's murder.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Charles Bronson, Bruno Kirby, Bert Remsen, Michael Lerner

Votes: 1,251

24. Crackers (1984)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 1,006 | Gross: $0.13M

25. In This World (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama

7.4
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75 Metascore

In February 2002 in the Shamshatoo Refugee Camp in the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan, there are 53,000 refugees living in sub-human conditions since 1979 with the Soviet Union ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah, Imran Paracha, Hiddayatullah

Votes: 3,845

26. Silver City (2004)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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47 Metascore

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, Thora Birch, Maria Bello, Billy Zane

Votes: 3,566 | Gross: $1.02M

27. Ladrón que roba a ladrón (2007)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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61 Metascore

Two former thieves reunite to rob the biggest thief they know -- Moctesuma Valdez, a TV infomercial guru who's made millions selling worthless health products to poor Latino immigrants. When none of their affiliates want to go undercover as day laborers to pull off the heist, the two men turn to the real thing for help.

Director: Joe Menendez | Stars: Fernando Colunga, Miguel Varoni, Julie Gonzalo, Saúl Lisazo

Votes: 1,686 | Gross: $4.00M

28. Somebody to Love (1994)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.

Director: Alexandre Rockwell | Stars: Rosie Perez, Harvey Keitel, Anthony Quinn, Michael DeLorenzo

Votes: 597

29. Illégal (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.8
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54 Metascore

A single mother of a thirteen-year-old boy from Belarus seeks refuge in Belgium with dreams of a better life, but instead, she will be incarcerated and separated from her son, risking deportation.

Director: Olivier Masset-Depasse | Stars: Anne Coesens, Alexandre Gontcharov, Milo Masset-Depasse, Natalia Belokonskaya

Votes: 799 | Gross: $0.00M

30. Six Bridges to Cross (1955)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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The emotional story of a lifelong friendship between a Boston rookie cop and a young street-wise delinquent.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Tony Curtis, George Nader, Julie Adams, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 277

31. Unspeakable (2002)

R | 108 min | Horror, Thriller

3.2
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A woman battles an unspeakable terror.

Director: Thomas J. Wright | Stars: Pavan Grover, Michelle Wolff, Mark Voltura, Marco Rodríguez

Votes: 1,127

32. A Mother's Story (2011)

Drama

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Medy (Pokwang), a make-up artist, was given the chance of a lifetime to accompany a concert star to the United States for a performance. She promised her family that she will return after a... See full summary »

Director: John-D Lazatin | Stars: Pokwang, Nonie Buencamino, Rayver Cruz, Xyriel Manabat

Votes: 28

33. Illegal (2010)

R | 107 min | Drama

7.8
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Tells the stories of a group of people in Ciudad de Juarez with one thing in common: they are all looking for a better life for them and their families. For many, that better life waits just a short walk away in the United States.

Director: Ric Dupont | Stars: Shirley Rumierk, Luis Bordonada, Omar Leyva, Art LaFleur

Votes: 56

34. Wanderlust (2018)

Drama | Post-production

An intrepid young Brazilian ventures to Europe to explore a new world with his best friend, what he discovers is life at its rawest form; love, friendship, and tragedies quickly unraveling beyond his control.

Director: Marco Matheus | Stars: Robbie Walsh, Romika Annabell Osorio, Márcio Wille, Felipe Osorio

35. Final Sale (2011)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A woman undergoes an illegal organ transplant only to discover that the young girl who donated the kidney died during the operation. Determined to stop this heinous activity, but torn by ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew C. Erin | Stars: Laura Harris, Ivan Sergei, Kaitlin Doubleday, Jonathan LaPaglia

Votes: 188

36. On the Line (I) (1984)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

5.5
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A Border Patrol agent is determined to catch his old nemesis, an American criminal who successfully smuggles illegal aliens across the border from Mexico.

Director: José Luis Borau | Stars: David Carradine, Scott Wilson, Victoria Abril, Jeff Delger

Votes: 124

37. Dead Women in Lingerie (1991)

R | 86 min | Crime

4.5
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A private detective is hired to catch a serial killer who makes immigrant garment workers his victims.

Director: Erica Fox | Stars: John Romo, Maura Tierney, Jerry Orbach, Dennis Christopher

Votes: 113

38. Förortsungar (2006)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.7
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Kidz in da Hood is the gripping and warm story of Amina, who came to Sweden with her grandfather three years ago. Amina has not yet received her residency permit and when her grandfather ... See full summary »

Directors: Catti Edfeldt, Ylva Gustavsson | Stars: Beylula Kidane Adgoy, Gustaf Skarsgård, Embla Hjulström, Jennifer Brown

Votes: 757

39. Daughter of Shanghai (1937)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Chinese-American woman tries to expose illegal alien smuggling ring.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Anna May Wong, Charles Bickford, Buster Crabbe, Cecil Cunningham

Votes: 151

40. Romance in Manhattan (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Rejected as an immigrant because he doesn't have the required $200, a Czech immigrant jumps ship and is befriended by a chorus girl and becomes a taxi driver.

Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: Francis Lederer, Ginger Rogers, Arthur Hohl, Jimmy Butler

Votes: 463

41. Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004 TV Special)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Are you ready for Rock? Actor/director/comedian Chris Rock performs a gutbusting set in this stand-up special taped before a live audience at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Chris Rock, Dionicio Chambers, Doug E. Fresh, Eric Edwards

Votes: 4,352

42. Jackals (1986)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.

Director: Gary Grillo | Stars: Jack Lucarelli, Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Wilford Brimley

Votes: 139 | Gross: $0.49M

43. Springflod (1990)

105 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Eddie Thomas Petersen | Stars: Jesper Gredeli Jensen, Trine Dyrholm, Kirsten Olesen, Peter Schrøder

Votes: 140

44. Looking for Lola (1997)

PG | 99 min | Comedy

5.2
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Mike lies to his parents about how successful his life is. He meets Lola, a dancer from Mexico, and lies to them that she's his girlfriend. They decide to visit him to meet her, so his friends help him pretend that his lies are true.

Director: Boaz Davidson | Stars: Mark Kassen, Ara Celi, Adam Biesk, Vincent Ventresca

Votes: 280

45. My Father's Guests (2010)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

6.5
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Lucien Paumelle has been a human rights activist for decades and his relatives are not astonished when he announces that he is determined to help illegal immigrants by giving them shelter ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Le Ny | Stars: Karin Viard, Flore Babled, Michel Aumont, Fabrice Luchini

Votes: 688

46. The Lazarus Syndrome (1978 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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An adulterous newspaper reporter, who has just experienced a heart attack, pesters a black doctor into investigating the questionable medical practices taking place at the hospital where both are residing.

Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Ronald Hunter, E.G. Marshall, Sheila Frazier

Votes: 89

47. Sword in the Desert (1949)

101 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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In 1947, with only months remaining until the partition of British-administered Palestine, an American freighter captain smuggles European Jewish refugees ashore under the nose of the British authorities.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Dana Andrews, Märta Torén, Stephen McNally, Jeff Chandler

Votes: 136

48. Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

6.4
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New York store clerk (Ford) joins a hobo (Conte) and an illegal immigrant (Rogers) heading for his newly bought land in Arizona.

Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Jean Rogers, Raymond Walburn, Marjorie Rambeau, Glenn Ford

Votes: 189

49. Gold in the Streets (1997)

94 min | Drama

5.5
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Liam moves away from Ireland to USA, where he settles in Bronx. There he works in a little bar owned by Italian Mario and lives with other illegal immigrants who are afraid that they'll get... See full summary »

Director: Elizabeth Gill | Stars: Karl Geary, Jim Belushi, Ian Hart, Jared Harris

Votes: 76

50. Daughter of the Tong (1939)

Approved | 56 min | Crime, Thriller

4.9
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A detective matches wits with the female leader of an Oriental crime ring.

Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Evelyn Brent, Grant Withers, Dorothy Short, Dave O'Brien

Votes: 115