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1. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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69 Metascore

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Writers: Charles McKeown, Terry Gilliam | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

2. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Thriller

6.9
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62 Metascore

Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.

Writers: Brian Koppelman, David Levien, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell

3. The Virgin Suicides (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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76 Metascore

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Writers: Jeffrey Eugenides, Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods, Kathleen Turner

4. J. Edgar (2011)

R | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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59 Metascore

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

5. The Rum Diary (2011)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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56 Metascore

American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.

Writers: Bruce Robinson, Hunter S. Thompson | Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli

6. Pride (2014)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, History

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UK gay and lesbian activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Writer: Stephen Beresford | Director: Matthew Warchus | Stars: Bill Nighy, Andrew Scott, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton

7. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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

8. The Painted Veil (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

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69 Metascore

A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

Writers: Ron Nyswaner, W. Somerset Maugham | Director: John Curran | Stars: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Catherine An

9. The Replacements (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Sport

6.5
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30 Metascore

During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.

Writer: Vince McKewin | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Orlando Jones

10. Cinderella Man (2005)

PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

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69 Metascore

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Writers: Cliff Hollingsworth, Akiva Goldsman | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti

11. Newsies (1992)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Musical

6.9
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46 Metascore

A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

Writers: Bob Tzudiker, Noni White | Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret

12. Invincible (2006)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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63 Metascore

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.

Writer: Brad Gann | Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway

13. Hollywoodland (2006)

R | 126 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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62 Metascore

A detective examines the mysterious death of George Reeves, TV's Superman.

Writer: Paul Bernbaum | Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Adrien Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins

14. Marathon Man (1976)

R | 125 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

15. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Writers: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Lewis Colick | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

16. Made in Dagenham (2010)

R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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65 Metascore

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

Writer: William Ivory | Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Andrea Riseborough, Jaime Winstone

17. F.I.S.T (1978)

PG | 145 min | Drama

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Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Sylvester Stallone | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon

18. Lady Chatterley (2006)

R | 168 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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80 Metascore

A French adaptation of the second (and much less well-known) version of D.H. Lawrence's erotic tale.

Writers: Roger Bohbot, Pascale Ferran, D.H. Lawrence, Pierre Trividic | Director: Pascale Ferran | Stars: Marina Hands, Jean-Louis Coulloc'h, Hippolyte Girardot, Hélène Alexandridis

19. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Writers: Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Sonia Bergamasco

20. Potiche (2010)

R | 103 min | Comedy

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68 Metascore

When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and ... See full summary »

Writers: François Ozon, Pierre Barillet, Jean-Pierre Grédy | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Fabrice Luchini, Karin Viard

21. Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)

GP | 114 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

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A family of fiercely independent Oregon loggers struggle to keep the family business alive amidst changing times.

Writers: Ken Kesey, John Gay | Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Michael Sarrazin

22. Swimming Upstream (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

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58 Metascore

The inspirational life story of Australian swimmer Tony Fingleton.

Writers: Anthony Fingleton, Diane Fingleton | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl

23. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham

24. The Molly Maguires (1970)

PG | 124 min | Drama, History

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Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish immigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur H. Lewis, Walter Bernstein | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay

25. The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Comedy, Western

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A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the ... See full summary »

Writers: William Gulick, John Gay | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Lee Remick, Jim Hutton, Pamela Tiffin

26. Random Harvest (1942)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance

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An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.

Writers: Claudine West, George Froeschel, Arthur Wimperis, James Hilton | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters

27. My Brother Is an Only Child (2007)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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71 Metascore

Two brothers come of age in a small Italian town in the '60s and '70s.

Writers: Antonio Pennacchi, Daniele Luchetti, Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Daniele Luchetti | Stars: Elio Germano, Riccardo Scamarcio, Angela Finocchiaro, Massimo Popolizio

28. You'll Get Over It (2002 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

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52 Metascore

When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.

Writer: Vincent Molina | Director: Fabrice Cazeneuve | Stars: Julien Baumgartner, Julia Maraval, Jérémie Elkaïm, François Comar

29. Coolie (I) (1983)

177 min | Drama, Action, Comedy

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A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is ... See full summary »

Writers: Smt. Jeevanprabha M. Desai, Kader Khan, Prayag Raj, K.K. Shukla | Directors: Manmohan Desai, Prayag Raj | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Waheeda Rehman, Rishi Kapoor, Rati Agnihotri

30. Ardh Satya (1983)

130 min | Crime, Drama

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A newly appointed police rookie deals with corruption, romance, and brutality.

Writers: Dilip Chitre, Vasant Dev, D.A. Panvalkar, Vijay Tendulkar | Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shafi Inamdar

31. The Man Who Came Back (2008)

R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Western

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A dozen years after the Civil War, former slaves go on strike at a powerful judge's plantation.

Writers: Chuck Walker, Glen Pitre, Chuck Walker | Director: Glen Pitre | Stars: Eric Braeden, Billy Zane, Carol Alt, James Patrick Stuart

32. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

105 min | Comedy

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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.

Writers: Alan Hackney, Frank Harvey, John Boulting | Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough

33. I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

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A thirty-something square falls in love with a hippie and decides to "drop out" himself.

Writers: Paul Mazursky, Larry Tucker | Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Peter Sellers, Jo Van Fleet, Leigh Taylor-Young, Joyce Van Patten

34. The House on Chelouche Street (1973)

110 min | Drama

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A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country.

Writers: Rachel Fabien, Yerech Guber, Moshé Mizrahi | Director: Moshé Mizrahi | Stars: Gila Almagor, Shaike Ophir, Joseph Shiloach, Michal Bat-Adam

35. May Fools (1990)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

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Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde... See full summary »

Writers: Louis Malle, Jean-Claude Carrière | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Miou-Miou, Michel Piccoli, Michel Duchaussoy, Bruno Carette

36. Harlan County War (2000 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama

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A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.

Writer: Peter Silverman | Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgård, Ted Levine, Wayne Robson

37. Three Brothers (1981)

PG | 113 min | Drama

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Three men face their mother's death.

Writers: Tonino Guerra, Francesco Rosi, Andrey Platonov | Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Michele Placido, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Andréa Ferréol

38. Mirage (2004)

107 min | Drama

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61 Metascore

As Macedonia faces its difficult transition, a boy escapes into a world of his own creation.

Writers: Svetozar Ristovski, Grace Lea Troje | Director: Svetozar Ristovski | Stars: Vlado Jovanovski, Marko Kovacevic, Jordanco Cevrevski, Elena Mosevska

39. Kalyug (1981)

152 min | Drama

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Writers: Girish Karnad, Shyam Benegal, Satyadev Dubey | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Rekha, Raj Babbar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

40. Namak Haraam (1973)

146 min | Drama

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Somnath (Somu) lives in a shanty house in a Delhi slum with his widowed mom, and unmarried sister, Sarla. He is friendly with Calcutta-based wealthy Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj. When Vicky's dad... See full summary »

Writers: Biresh Chatterjee, Gulzar, D.N. Mukherjee, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Chandra Kanta Singh, Mohini N. Sippy | Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Simi Garewal, Rekha

41. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

42. Ladrón que roba a ladrón (2007)

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

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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.

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

43. Brother John (1971)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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An angel comes to Earth to see if the human race is worth saving.

Writer: Ernest Kinoy | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Will Geer, Bradford Dillman, Beverly Todd

44. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

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80 Metascore

A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Norman Yarborough, Houston Elmore, Phil Sparks, John Corcoran

45. Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (2004)

78 min | Documentary

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The life and times of Howard Zinn: the historian, activist, and author of several classics including "A Peoples History of the United States". Archival footage, and commentary by friend, colleagues and Zinn himself.

Directors: Deb Ellis, Denis Mueller | Stars: Matt Damon, Daniel Berrigan, Howard Zinn, Alice Walker

46. Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai (1980)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A man from Mumbai (then Bombay) is angry about various issues in different circumstances.

Writers: Hriday Lani, Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Kundan Shah | Director: Saeed Akhtar Mirza | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Dilip Dhawan

47. Behind the Screen (1916)

TV-G | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

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Charlie is an overworked labourer at a film studio who helps a young woman find work even while his coworkers strike against his tyrannical boss.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

48. Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (1957)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama

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A brave longshoreman lingers on after being gunned down by 3 racketeers, as a determined assistant D.A. searches hard for fearful witnesses against the men.

Writers: William J. Keating, Richard Carter, Lawrence Roman | Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Richard Egan, Jan Sterling, Dan Duryea, Julie Adams

49. The Blacklist (1916)

50 min | Drama

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Writers: Marion Fairfax, William C. de Mille | Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles Clary, Ernest Joy, William Elmer

50. Landes (2013)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Camille Fontaine, Emmanuel Roy, François-Xavier Vives | Director: François-Xavier Vives | Stars: Marie Gillain, Jalil Lespert, Miou-Miou, Steve Driesen