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1. Prometheus (I) (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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65 Metascore

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Writers: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

2. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurfaces and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protects a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony of Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

3. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.8
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63 Metascore

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Writers: Douglas Adams, Karey Kirkpatrick | Director: Garth Jennings | Stars: Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel

4. 50/50 (2011)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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72 Metascore

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

Writer: Will Reiser | Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard

5. Get Him to the Greek (2010)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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65 Metascore

A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.

Writers: Nicholas Stoller, Jason Segel | Director: Nicholas Stoller | Stars: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne

6. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.

Writers: William Broyles Jr., Anthony Swofford | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

7. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

8. Wild Strawberries (1957)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama

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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand

9. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

186 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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54 Metascore

Life of a very serious girl Naina, changes on the arrival of her new neighbour, Aman, who teaches her a new way to live.

Writers: Niranjan Iyengar, Karan Johar | Directors: Nikhil Advani, Ron Reid Jr. | Stars: Preity Zinta, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Jaya Bhaduri

10. Life or Something Like It (2002)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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31 Metascore

A reporter interviews a psychic, who tells her that she's going to die and her life is meaningless.

Writers: John Scott Shepherd, Dana Stevens | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub, Christian Kane

11. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

12. Igby Goes Down (2002)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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72 Metascore

A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.

Writer: Burr Steers | Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Goldblum, Claire Danes

13. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981– )

152 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers.

Stars: Simon Jones, David Dixon, Peter Jones, Sandra Dickinson

14. Alice (1990)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

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A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

15. Please Give (2010)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

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78 Metascore

In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.

Writer: Nicole Holofcener | Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt, Rebecca Hall, Elizabeth Keener

16. Ship of Fools (1965)

149 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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1933: An ocean liner belonging to a second-rate German company is making a twenty-six day voyage from Veracruz, Mexico to Bremerhaven, Germany. Along the way it will stop in Cuba to pick up... See full summary »

Writers: Katherine Anne Porter, Abby Mann | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, José Ferrer, Lee Marvin

17. Sacrifice (1986)

PG | 142 min | Drama

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At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.

Writer: Andrei Tarkovsky | Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

18. The Decalogue (1989 TV Mini-Series)

572 min | Drama

9.2
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Ten television drama films, each one based on one of the Ten Commandments.

Stars: Artur Barcis, Olgierd Lukaszewicz, Olaf Lubaszenko, Piotr Machalica

19. $9.99 (2008)

R | 78 min | Animation, Drama

6.7
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68 Metascore

A stop-motion animated story about people living in a Syndey apartment complex looking for meaning in their lives.

Writers: Etgar Keret, Tatia Rosenthal | Director: Tatia Rosenthal | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Anthony LaPaglia, Samuel Johnson, Barry Otto

20. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

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A nightmare chase through hell in a never-ending, unrequited daisy chain of desire...

Writers: John Birmingham, Richard Lowenstein | Director: Richard Lowenstein | Stars: Noah Taylor, Emily Hamilton, Romane Bohringer, Alex Menglet

21. Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)

108 min | Biography, Drama

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G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.

Writers: Peter Brook, G.I. Gurdjieff, Jeanne Salzmann | Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Dragan Maksimovic, Terence Stamp, Mikica Dimitrijevic, Athol Fugard

22. Dillinger Is Dead (1969)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

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Back home, Glauco, an industrial designer, finds his wife in bed with a serious headache. She has left him dinner but it is cold and Glauco decides to prepare himself a gourmet meal. While ... See full summary »

Writers: Marco Ferreri, Sergio Bazzini | Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Anita Pallenberg, Gino Lavagetto, Mario Jannilli

23. When a Man Falls (2007)

R | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

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The intertwining lives of three men reveal that each deal with his problems in different, self-destructive ways

Writer: Ryan Eslinger | Director: Ryan Eslinger | Stars: Dylan Baker, Stacie Bono, Timothy Hutton, Sharon Stone

24. Whatever (1999)

120 min | Drama

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Writers: Philippe Harel, Michel Houellebecq | Director: Philippe Harel | Stars: Philippe Harel, José Garcia, Philippe Bianco, Catherine Mouchet

25. One Night (2007)

Drama, Romance

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Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change. Larry, an A&R executive, has been sublimating his deep fear of getting older by carrying... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Knowles | Director: Michael Knowles | Stars: Jordan Bayne, Laurence Blum, Kevin Cahoon, Christian Campbell

26. One: The Movie (2005)

79 min | Documentary, War

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In a divided post 9-11 world, first-time filmmaker Ward Powers asks life's ultimate questions of world renowned spiritual leaders and ordinary people. ONE: The Movie weaves the diverse ... See full summary »

Writer: Jenna Stone | Director: Ward Powers | Stars: Scott Carter, Mantak Chia, Deepak Chopra, Ram Dass

27. José and Pilar (2010)

117 min | Documentary, Biography

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"José and Pilar," a documentary by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, is a deeply moving story about love, loss and literature. It follows the days of José Saramago, the Nobel-laureate Portuguese ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Gonçalves Mendes | Stars: Joao Afonso, Àngels Barceló, Pilar del Río, Juan Echanove

28. The Genius Club (2006)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Seven geniuses, with IQs over 200, are plucked from their lives on Christmas Eve to try to solve the world's problems in one night.

Writer: Timothy A. Chey | Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Stephen Baldwin, Carol Abney, Jacob Bonnema

29. The Cranes are Flying (1957)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.

Writer: Viktor Rozov | Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasiliy Merkurev, Aleksandr Shvorin

30. God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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37 Metascore

Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she ... See full summary »

Writers: Alain Tasma, Pascale Bailly | Director: Pascale Bailly | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Edouard Baer, Julie Depardieu, Catherine Jacob

31. The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973)

124 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Set in pre- World War II era. A young man is on a strange train to see his dying father in a sanatorium. But the place is going to ruin and recalls a lot of memories from the past. He is ... See full summary »

Writers: Wojciech Has, Bruno Schulz | Director: Wojciech Has | Stars: Jan Nowicki, Tadeusz Kondrat, Irena Orska, Halina Kowalska

32. Three Days (1992)

75 min

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In Kaliningrad two Lithuanian boys meet two Russian girls. They have difficulties in finding places where they can sleep together. But this is the only problem they do solve. All four ... See full summary »

Writer: Sharunas Bartas | Director: Sharunas Bartas | Stars: Yekaterina Golubeva, Rimma Latypova, Arunas Sakalauskas, Audrius Stonys

33. Scream of the Ants (2006)

85 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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A girl believing in God marries an atheist, who is consumed by doubt. They decide to spend their honeymoon in India. Searching the countryside for a guru called the "perfect man," who fobs ... See full summary »

Writer: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Mamhoud Chokrollahi, Mahnour Shadzi, Karl Maass, Tenzin Chogyal

34. Glenn Owen Dodds (2010)

17 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Michael Radcliffe was catching the bus this morning, like he does every day of his everyday life. He didn't expect to have a five-minute sit-down with God, Glenn Owen Dodds that is, a ... See full summary »

Writer: Trent Dalton | Director: Frazer Bailey | Stars: David Wenham, Abe Forsythe, Bella Heathcote, Bob Newman

35. How Do You Spell God? (1996 TV Movie)

Animation, Family

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Writers: Barry Harman, Maya Angelou, A.A. Milne, Isaac Bashevis Singer | Stars: Zane Carney, Hayden Panettiere, Fred Savage

36. Just Call Me Jack (2015)

Drama, Musical | Post-production

Living under the shadow of his estranged rock-star father, a college-bound musician turns to a retired high school teacher for guidance as he comes of age.

Writer: Benjamin Nichols | Director: Benjamin Nichols | Stars: Kaleb Rich-Harris, Ken Farrell

37. Struktura krysztalu (1969)

74 min | Drama

7.3
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Writers: Krzysztof Zanussi, Edward Zebrowski | Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Barbara Wrzesinska, Jan Myslowicz, Andrzej Zarnecki, Wladyslaw Jarema

38. The Big Bang (1989)

R | 81 min | Documentary

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Filmmaker James Toback poses basic questions in philosopny, such as why we're here and where we're going, to various celebrities and ordinary people.

Writer: James Toback | Director: James Toback | Stars: Emma Astner, Missy Boyd, Max Brockman, Darryl Dawkins

39. Act of God (I) (2009)

75 min | Documentary

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A look at the metaphysical effects of being struck by lightning.

Director: Jennifer Baichwal

40. You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat (1971)

R | 85 min | Drama, Comedy

5.1
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This oddball counterculture comedy/drama follows Zalman King through a series of kooky misadventures while he searches for his life's purpose in New York City.

Writer: Peter Locke | Director: Peter Locke | Stars: Zalman King, Allen Garfield, Suzette Green, Richard Pryor

41. The Supplement (2002)

108 min | Drama

5.7
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An examination of the relationship between an indecisive medical student and his fiancee.

Writer: Krzysztof Zanussi | Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Pawel Okraska, Monika Krzywkowska, Michal Sieczkowski, Szymon Bobrowski

42. Ladder of Philosophy (2018)

Documentary | Announced

Four philosophers - an atheist, an agnostic, a Christian, and a Hindu - settle down to discuss life, reason, faith, and whatever else comes to mind.

Writer: Martin Horlacher | Director: Martin Horlacher | Star: Martin Horlacher

43. A Reckoning (2011)

101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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A lone man, trapped and imprisoned in a barren, desolate landscape. His only companions are a village of straw people with which he converses with as neighbours and friends; he even teaches... See full summary »

Writer: A.D. Barker | Director: A.D. Barker | Stars: Leslie Simpson, Axelle Carolyn, Daniel Tee, Marcus Green

44. Choking Hazard (2004)

81 min | Comedy, Horror

5.2
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Writers: Stepán Kopriva, Martin Pomothy | Director: Marek Dobes | Stars: Jan Dolanský, Jaroslav Dusek, Eva Nádazdyová, Anna Fialkova

45. The Man with No Shadow (2004)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.2
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A solitary man without a shadow rises from his desk, dons his hat, and leaves his apartment. He walks through a city to a large door, knocks, shows his invitation, and is admitted to a ... See full summary »

Writer: Adelbert von Chamisso | Director: Georges Schwizgebel

46. Money Is Not Everything (2001)

120 min | Comedy

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Writer: Jaroslaw Sokól | Director: Juliusz Machulski | Stars: Marek Kondrat, Stanislawa Celinska, Sylwester Maciejewski, Cezary Kosinski

47. One (2013– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Deepak Chopra, Ram Dass, Dan Aykroyd, Gabbie Chase

48. Di Gi Charat Nyo (2003–2004)

13 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.9
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Dejiko continues her training to become the Princess of Di Gi Charat, along with her two friends Rabi~En~Rose and Puchiko!

Creator: Koge Donbo | Stars: Shion Hirota, Taliesin Jaffe, Carol Anne-Day, Lucas Gilbertson

49. Awake in the Dream (2013)

100 min | Documentary

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A deeply enriching journey of a woman who finds herself in a deep crisis and sets of to find the meaning of life.

Writer: Catharina Roland | Director: Catharina Roland | Stars: Arjuna Ardagh, Rüdiger Dahlke, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Tom Kenyon

50. The Patient (2010)

17 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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Graveyard shift of a guard gets an unexpected turn.

Writer: Misko Iho | Director: Misko Iho | Stars: Tommi Korpela, Jani Volanen