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1. Free State of Jones (2016)

R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell

Votes: 32,559 | Gross: $20.76M

2. Holes (2003)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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71 Metascore

A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 62,110 | Gross: $67.33M

3. The Tree of Life (2011)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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85 Metascore

The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken

Votes: 144,800 | Gross: $13.30M

4. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

Votes: 200,410 | Gross: $34.18M

5. The Book Thief (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, War

7.6
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53 Metascore

While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer

Votes: 107,664 | Gross: $21.48M

6. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 70,692 | Gross: $15.80M

7. A Prophet (2009)

R | 155 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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90 Metascore

A young Arab man is sent to a French prison.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Reda Kateb

Votes: 82,358 | Gross: $2.08M

8. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Action, Drama, Western

8.1
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A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 57,003

9. Regarding Henry (1991)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. As if that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits... See full summary »

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

Votes: 24,717 | Gross: $43.00M

10. Frankenstein (2011)

130 min | Drama

9.0
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Created by Victor Frankenstein, the one known only as the creature sets out to discover the world and the meaning of life.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andreea Paduraru, Ella Smith

Votes: 1,450

11. Heidi (2015)

111 min | Adventure, Family

7.4
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A story of a young girl who lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat herding Grandfather.

Director: Alain Gsponer | Stars: Anuk Steffen, Anna Schinz, Lilian Naef, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 2,024

12. Almost Heroes (1998)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

5.8
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A road comedy about 2 guys whose mission is to beat Lewis and Clark.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Chris Farley, Matthew Perry, Bokeem Woodbine, Barry Del Sherman

Votes: 13,676 | Gross: $6.11M

13. Caravaggio (1986)

93 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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55 Metascore

A retelling of the life of the celebrated 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld.

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Noam Almaz, Dexter Fletcher, Nigel Terry, Sean Bean

Votes: 4,031 | Gross: $0.00M

14. The Mighty (1998)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Two young boys, both social outcasts in their small town, form an unlikely friendship.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Elden Henson, Sharon Stone, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 10,958 | Gross: $2.64M

15. Ask the Dust (2006)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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58 Metascore

Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.

Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 8,335 | Gross: $0.74M

16. Tim (1979)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A somewhat mentally handicapped 20-year-old man works as a laborer, but everyone abuse his naiveté. A nice 40-year-old American woman hires him one day and they become close. However, the town and his family see her as predatory.

Director: Michael Pate | Stars: Piper Laurie, Mel Gibson, Alwyn Kurts, Pat Evison

Votes: 2,627

17. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

7.0
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77 Metascore

The story of the great sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who rose to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.

Directors: George Sidney, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 3,468 | Gross: $8.00M

18. 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.

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

Votes: 5,446 | Gross: $5.31M

19. The First Grader (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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56 Metascore

The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge, Alfred Munyua

Votes: 3,659 | Gross: $0.33M

20. Queen (1993– )

282 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »

Stars: Ann-Margret, Patricia Clarkson, Tim Daly, Ossie Davis

Votes: 1,104

21. The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)

104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.4
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A little girl, Mui, went to a house as a new servant. The mother still mourns the death of her daughter, who would have been Mui's age. In her mind she treated Mui as her daughter. 10 years... See full summary »

Director: Tran Anh Hung | Stars: Tran Nu Yên-Khê, Man San Lu, Thi Loc Truong, Anh Hoa Nguyen

Votes: 6,591 | Gross: $1.91M

22. Elling (2001)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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70 Metascore

When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and... See full summary »

Director: Petter Næss | Stars: Per Christian Ellefsen, Sven Nordin, Marit Pia Jacobsen, Jørgen Langhelle

Votes: 12,744 | Gross: $0.31M

23. Bal (2010)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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70 Metascore

The quiet life of a boy and his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest.

Director: Semih Kaplanoglu | Stars: Bora Altas, Erdal Besikçioglu, Tülin Özen, Ayse Altay

Votes: 5,583

24. Room for One More (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

7.2
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A fairly well-to-do family takes in two troubled orphans.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle, Randy Stuart

Votes: 1,504

25. Off the Map (2003)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

An 11-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries and comes to terms with love and loss.

Director: Campbell Scott | Stars: Valentina de Angelis, Joan Allen, Sam Elliott, Amy Brenneman

Votes: 3,054 | Gross: $1.31M

26. La tête en friche (2010)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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59 Metascore

A semi-literate and lonely odd-job man bonds with a much older and well-read woman.

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Gisèle Casadesus, Maurane, Sophie Guillemin

Votes: 5,818

27. La veuve de Saint-Pierre (2000)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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73 Metascore

In a small French colony, a drunken man kills someone. While a guillotine is being shipped in, he changes, becoming a good and popular man.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Emir Kusturica, Michel Duchaussoy

Votes: 4,915 | Gross: $3.06M

28. All Mine to Give (1957)

103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

Votes: 817

29. The Italian (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

7.6
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74 Metascore

Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.

Director: Andrey Kravchuk | Stars: Nikolay Spiridonov, Mariya Kuznetsova, Nikolay Reutov, Yuriy Itskov

Votes: 2,850 | Gross: $0.55M

30. Beyond Silence (1996)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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Since the earliest days in her childhood Lara has had a difficult but important task. Both her parents are deaf-mute and Lara has to translate from sign-language to the spoken word and vice... See full summary »

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Sylvie Testud, Tatjana Trieb, Howie Seago, Emmanuelle Laborit

Votes: 3,687 | Gross: $0.17M

31. Precious Bane (1989 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.4
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In the early 19th century, a young woman with a harelip falls foul of her family's ambition and the superstitions of the local community, but meets a man who may see her differently.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: John Bowe, Janet McTeer, Clive Owen, Jane Wood

Votes: 215

32. The Reading Room (2005 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.4
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Making good on a promise he made to his dying wife, a widower (Jones) opens a reading room, a place where people can learn to read. Despite his goodwill, problems in the neighborhood threaten his establishment.

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: James Earl Jones, Joanna Cassidy, Douglas Spain, Keith Robinson

Votes: 512

33. Die Siebtelbauern (1998)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Austria, a little farming valley. Beginning of the century. When one of the farmers is found murdered one day, his labourers know of nothing, but are relieved, as the tyranny has ended. ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Stars: Simon Schwarz, Sophie Rois, Lars Rudolph, Tilo Prückner

Votes: 1,053 | Gross: $0.20M

34. Hoi Polloi (1935)

19 min | Comedy, Short

8.2
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A professor plays Pygmalion to three bumbling garbagemen and tries to turn them into gentlemen.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Gail Arnold

Votes: 602

35. Kleine Teun (1998)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Farmer Brand can't read and he is quite happy with that. His wife, Keet, who has to read him all the subtitles on the television, isn't. She decides to hire a teacher for him. This is a ... See full summary »

Director: Alex van Warmerdam | Stars: Alex van Warmerdam, Annet Malherbe, Ariane Schluter, Sebastiaan te Wierik

Votes: 871

36. Brother Future (1991 TV Movie)

103 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A young street rapper is transported back in time to the pre-Civil War South, where he finds himself in the middle of a slave revolt.

Director: Roy Campanella II | Stars: Phillip David Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Michael Burgess, Akosua Busia

Votes: 134

37. LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton (2001 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

8.2
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78 Metascore

This documentary follows a Mississippi Delta school district and a single Delta family as they struggle against the crippling effects of poverty in the wake of more than one hundred years of slavery.

Directors: Deborah Dickson, Susan Froemke, Albert Maysles | Stars: LaLee Wallace, Reggie Barnes

Votes: 189

38. Seitsemän veljestä (1939)

108 min | Drama

5.8
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Based on Alexis Kivi's 1870 book, with the same title. It follows the lives of the seven Jukalo brothers, over several years. It also depicts many typical scenes from Finnish cultural, i.e. sauna.

Director: Wilho Ilmari | Stars: Edvin Laine, Eino Kaipainen, Kaarlo Kytö, Kaarlo Kartio

Votes: 86

39. Las Analfabetas (2013)

73 min | Drama

6.5
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A bitter woman in her fifties accepts reluctantly the biggest challenge of her life, which is learning to read.

Director: Moisés Sepúlveda | Stars: Paulina García, Valentina Muhr

Votes: 102

40. The Adventures of the Scrabble People in a Pumpkin Full of Nonsense (1985 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation

5.2
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Director: Alvaro Arce | Stars: Brianne Brozey, Kevin C. Slattery, Melissa Freeman, Catherine Hart

Votes: 6

41. Butterfly Dreams (2013)

23 min | Short, Drama, Family

8.0
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A nine-year-old girl in rural India, exploited by child labor, must find a way to pursue her dream - how to read and write. She has one last chance when an educated man comes to town.

Director: Venkat Krishnan | Stars: Basheera Banu, Ganapathy Murugesan, P.T. Arasu Kalathilvenrar, Sowmya

Votes: 40

42. Theories of Human Development (2002 Video)

720 min | Documentary

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Professor Malcolm W. Watson introduces six theories of human development, a field that is in large part about child development, and the people who devised each theory.

Director: Tom Dunton | Star: Malcolm W. Watson

43. Reading Growth: Basic Skills (1968)

14 min | Documentary, Short

3.6
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Votes: 7

45. Baby's Book Land: Vol. 1 (2009 Video)

36 min | Short, Family

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Pictures are shown on the screen as our narrator reads the words, each word is highlighted so your child can associate the sound the word makes with the way it is written. The books ... See full summary »

Director: Celeste Lizanich | Star: Celeste Lizanich

46. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: An Object of Value (1972)

50 min | Drama

7.8
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Everyone's nerves are frazzled when Lord Southwold dies, Lady Southwold and her companion, Miss Hodges, spend a some time with Richard and Lady Marjorie and a valuable diamond brooch goes missing.

Director: Raymond Menmuir | Stars: Pauline Collins, Cathleen Nesbitt, David Langton, Rachel Gurney

Votes: 43

47. Changi (2001– )
Episode: Eddie's Birthday (2001)

57 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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Episode Five: "Eddie's Birthday," is divided into six chapters: 1."An Unexpected Visitor," 2."A Battle Of Cultures," 3. "A Tooth Infection," 4."He Wants To See You," 5. "The War Is Lost," and 6."Suicide."

Director: Kate Woods | Stars: Stephen Curry, Matthew Whittet, Matthew Newton, Anthony Hayes

48. Banished (2015)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2015)

Drama, History

8.4
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Tommy and James kill Marston, weighing down in his body in the sea. James is brought before the governor, who, with no evidence of a body, releases him - to Ross's annoyance - and announces... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Orla Brady, Ewen Bremner, MyAnna Buring, Ryan Corr

Votes: 60

49. Banished (2015)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2015)

Drama, History

8.6
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Convinced that Marston's corpse has been found and that he will be hung James steals rum from the governor. He is caught by the house-keeper Deborah, who agrees to say nothing provided ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Orla Brady, Ewen Bremner, MyAnna Buring, Isabelle Estelle Corbusier

Votes: 56

50. The Mill (2013– )
Episode: Episode #2.3 (2014)

Drama

7.9
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Learning that a Chartist meeting is to be held at nearby Kersal Moor but on a Monday Daniel requests that the mill closes for the day to allow the hands to attend. Most are nervous as to ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Anderson | Stars: Richard Banks, Mark Barnett, Emma Bispham, Neil Broome

Votes: 13