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1. Pride (I) (2014)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

U.K. gay 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, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine

2. Casino (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

Writers: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

3. The Virgin Suicides (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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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. 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

5. Cinderella Man (2005)

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

8.0
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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

6. I'm Not There. (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Writers: Todd Haynes, Oren Moverman | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

7. The Great Debaters (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

Writers: Robert Eisele, Jeffrey Porro, Tony Scherman | Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

8. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

9. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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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

10. On the Waterfront (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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88 Metascore

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Writers: Budd Schulberg, Malcolm Johnson | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

11. The Killer Inside Me (2010)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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53 Metascore

A West Texas deputy sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer.

Writers: John Curran, Jim Thompson | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Ned Beatty

12. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.2
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A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, John Steinbeck | Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

13. North Country (2005)

R | 126 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.

Writers: Michael Seitzman, Clara Bingham, Laura Leedy | Director: Niki Caro | Stars: Charlize Theron, Jeremy Renner, Frances McDormand, Thomas Curtis

14. 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

15. Made in Dagenham (2010)

R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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

16. Kill the Irishman (2011)

R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.2
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50 Metascore

The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, Jeremy Walters, Rick Porrello | Director: Jonathan Hensleigh | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer

17. Annapolis (2006)

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

5.8
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37 Metascore

Set against the backdrop of boxing at the Naval Academy, centers on a young man from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending Annapolis becomes a reality.

Writer: David Collard | Director: Justin Lin | Stars: James Franco, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Donnie Wahlberg

18. New in Town (2009)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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29 Metascore

A Miami businesswoman adjusts to her new life in a tiny Minnesota town.

Writers: Ken Rance, C. Jay Cox | Director: Jonas Elmer | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr., Siobhan Fallon, J.K. Simmons

19. Cesar Chavez (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Biography

6.3
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51 Metascore

A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez.

Writers: Keir Pearson, Timothy J. Sexton | Director: Diego Luna | Stars: Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich

20. The House of the Spirits (1993)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Chile, second half of the 20th century. The poor Esteban marries Clara and they get a daughter, Blanca. Esteban works hard and eventually gets money to buy a hacienda, eventually to become ... See full summary »

Writers: Isabel Allende, Bille August | Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Maria Conchita Alonso, António Assunção

21. Won't Back Down (2012)

PG | 121 min | Drama

6.4
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42 Metascore

Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.

Writers: Brin Hill, Daniel Barnz | Director: Daniel Barnz | Stars: Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter, Oscar Isaac

22. Gung Ho (1986)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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48 Metascore

When a Japanese car company buys an American plant, the American liason must mediate the clash of work attitudes between the foreign management and native labor.

Writers: Edwin Blum, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt, Mimi Rogers

23. Billy Bathgate (1991)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.

Writers: E.L. Doctorow, Tom Stoppard | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis

24. Bread and Roses (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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57 Metascore

Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody, Elpidia Carrillo, Jack McGee

25. Hoffa (1992)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

A film based on the story of legendary union figure Jimmy Hoffa.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante, J.T. Walsh

26. Boxcar Bertha (1972)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad.

Writers: Ben L. Reitman, Joyce Hooper Corrington, John William Corrington | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey

27. Brassed Off (1996)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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60 Metascore

The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.

Writer: Mark Herman | Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, Ewan McGregor, Stephen Tompkinson

28. Norma Rae (1979)

PG | 110 min | Drama

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A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.

Writers: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr. | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman, Pat Hingle

29. Empire Falls (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 197 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.

Writer: Richard Russo | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Helen Hunt, Paul Newman

30. Roger & Me (1989)

R | 91 min | Documentary

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Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Roger B. Smith, Rhonda Britton, Fred Ross

31. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

R | 127 min | Documentary

7.4
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61 Metascore

An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Thora Birch, William Black, Jimmy Carter

32. Potiche (2010)

R | 103 min | Comedy

6.5
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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

33. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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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

34. Turk 182! (1985)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

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Jimmy Lynch is angry because his older brother, who was injured as a result of an off duty fire rescue, is denied benefits by the city. At the same time, Mayor Tyler is embroiled in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Denis Hamill, John Hamill, James Gregory Kingston | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Robert Urich, Kim Cattrall, Robert Culp

35. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

Stars: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

36. The Man in the White Suit (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Drama

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An altruistic chemist invents a fabric that resists wear and stain as boon to humanity but both capital and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.

Writers: Roger MacDougall, John Dighton, Alexander Mackendrick | Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker, Michael Gough

37. Passed Away (1992)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy

5.9
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A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.

Writer: Charlie Peters | Director: Charlie Peters | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Jack Warden, William Petersen, Diana Bellamy

38. The Molly Maguires (1970)

PG | 124 min | Drama, History

6.9
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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

39. Baseball (1994 TV Mini-Series)

1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport

9.2
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A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.

Stars: John Chancellor, Daniel Okrent, Ossie Davis, Paul Roebling

40. 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.

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

41. Paris 36 (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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40 Metascore

A man is charged with murder. He is Pigoil, the aging stage manager at Chansonia, a music hall in a Paris faubourg. His confession is a long flashback to New Year's Eve, 1935, when he ... See full summary »

Writers: Christophe Barratier, Julien Rappeneau, Pierre Philippe, Frank Thomas, Reinhardt Wagner, Jean-Michel Derenne | Director: Christophe Barratier | Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Clovis Cornillac, Kad Merad, Nora Arnezeder

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

86 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.0
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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

43. Which Way Is Up? (1977)

R | 94 min | Comedy

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Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy Jones who gets laid off when by mistake he joins the worker's union during one of their... See full summary »

Writers: Lina Wertmüller, Carl Gottlieb, Cecil Brown | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Richard Pryor, Lonette McKee, Margaret Avery, Morgan Woodward

44. The Efficiency Expert (1992)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

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An expert on productivity shows wacky workers in 1966 Australia how to run their moccasin factory like clockwork, despite laying off more than half the workforce.

Writers: Max Dann, Andrew Knight | Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ben Mendelsohn, Alwyn Kurts, Bruno Lawrence

45. The Trouble with Girls (1969)

G | 97 min | Comedy, Musical

5.4
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Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.

Writers: Arnold Peyser, Lois Peyser, Day Keene, Dwight V. Babcock, Mauri Grashin | Director: Peter Tewksbury | Stars: Elvis Presley, Marlyn Mason, Nicole Jaffe, Sheree North

46. 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

47. The Pajama Game (1957)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee ... See full summary »

Writers: George Abbott, Richard Bissell | Directors: George Abbott, Stanley Donen | Stars: Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney, Eddie Foy Jr.

48. The Big One (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Elaine Bly, Dan Burns, Chip Carter

49. Adalen 31 (1969)

X | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

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During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between ... See full summary »

Writer: Bo Widerberg | Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius, Roland Hedlund, Stefan Feierbach

50. 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