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1. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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88 Metascore

Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 427,688 | Gross: $42.34M

2. Prometheus (I) (2012)

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

7.0
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65 Metascore

Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant moon containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

Votes: 470,953 | Gross: $126.46M

3. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

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

8.7
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.

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

Votes: 125,339

4. 50/50 (2011)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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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.

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

Votes: 278,515 | Gross: $34.96M

5. 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."

Director: Garth Jennings | Stars: Martin Freeman, Yasiin Bey, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 160,550 | Gross: $51.02M

6. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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58 Metascore

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

Votes: 147,852 | Gross: $62.65M

7. Dekalog (1989–1990)

TV-MA | 572 min | Drama

9.1
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100 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 13,852 | Gross: $0.10M

8. The Zero Theorem (2013)

R | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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50 Metascore

A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Christoph Waltz, Lucas Hedges, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis

Votes: 36,644 | Gross: $0.22M

9. 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.

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

Votes: 150,656 | Gross: $60.92M

10. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

186 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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54 Metascore

Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her.

Director: Nikkhil Advani | Stars: Preity Zinta, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Jaya Bhaduri

Votes: 48,415 | Gross: $1.79M

11. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, 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.

Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

Votes: 90,286

12. Wild Strawberries (1957)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.

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

Votes: 66,503

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

152 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

8.1
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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

Votes: 8,342

14. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, 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.

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

Votes: 44,556 | Gross: $18.25M

15. Sacrifice (1986)

PG | 149 min | Drama

8.2
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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.

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

Votes: 15,328 | Gross: $0.30M

16. 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.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub, Christian Kane

Votes: 19,969 | Gross: $14.45M

17. Sweet Bean (2015)

113 min | Drama

7.4
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60 Metascore

The manager of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which ... See full summary »

Director: Naomi Kawase | Stars: Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Kyara Uchida, Miki Mizuno

Votes: 4,218 | Gross: $0.12M

18. 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.

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

Votes: 29,536 | Gross: $4.68M

19. Ship of Fools (1965)

149 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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A varied group of passengers boarding a ship bound for post-war Germany represents a microcosm of 1930s society.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, José Ferrer, Lee Marvin

Votes: 3,902

20. Alice (1990)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.

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

Votes: 10,950 | Gross: $7.33M

21. Please Give (2010)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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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.

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

Votes: 9,982 | Gross: $4.03M

22. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.8
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67 Metascore

About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger

Votes: 937 | Gross: $0.25M

23. The Cranes Are Flying (1957)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.3
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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.

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

Votes: 10,803

24. $9.99 (2008)

R | 78 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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68 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 2,766 | Gross: $0.05M

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

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A nightmare chase through hell in a never-ending, unrequited daisy chain of desire...

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

Votes: 2,776

26. Nånting måste gå sönder (2014)

85 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A gritty story taking place in Stockholm, about the passionate love between the self-abusive Sebastian who wants to be a woman, and the easy-going Andreas who is certainly not gay.

Director: Ester Martin Bergsmark | Stars: Saga Becker, Iggy Malmborg, Shima Niavarani, Mattias Åhlén

Votes: 1,054

27. When a Man Falls (2007)

R | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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The intertwining lives of three men reveal that each deal with his problems in different, self-destructive ways

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

Votes: 1,130

28. Dillinger Is Dead (1969)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,589

29. Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)

108 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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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.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Dragan Maksimovic, Terence Stamp, Mikica Dimitrijevic, Athol Fugard

Votes: 721

30. The Genius Club (2006)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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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.

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

Votes: 1,477

31. The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973)

124 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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The film depicts its protagonist, Joseph (Jan Nowicki), traveling through a dream-like world, taking a dilapidated train to visit his dying father in a sanatorium. When he arrives at the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 2,081

32. 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 »

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

Votes: 2,207 | Gross: $0.07M

33. One: The Movie (2005)

79 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 150

34. Extension du domaine de la lutte (1999)

120 min | Drama

7.0
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Story of a man whose misanthropy goes out of control due to a business trip together with a colleague.

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

Votes: 613

35. José e Pilar (2010)

117 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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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

Votes: 2,011

36. Trys dienos (1991)

75 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 431

37. La possibilité d'une île (2008)

95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A futuristic story about a man and his clone.

Director: Michel Houellebecq | Stars: Benoît Magimel, Patrick Bauchau, Jordi Dauder, Jean-Pierre Malo

Votes: 238

38. Faryad moorcheha (2006)

85 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 697

39. Glenn Owen Dodds (2010)

17 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 148

40. One Night (2007)

97 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 96

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

32 min | Animation, Family

6.0
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Stars: Zane Carney, Hayden Panettiere, Fred Savage

Votes: 30

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

R | 85 min | Drama, Comedy

5.4
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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.

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

Votes: 36

43. Superwelt (2015)

120 min | Drama

6.2
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Gabi is a cashier at a local supermarket in a small town in Austria. A middle aged plump woman, she is married to a community worker and has two grown kids. Her life consists mainly of ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Markovics | Stars: Ulrike Beimpold, Nikolai Gemel, Simon Jaritz, Thomas Mraz

Votes: 93

44. The Big Bang (1989)

R | 81 min | Documentary

6.2
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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.

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

Votes: 155

45. Awake in the Dream (2013)

100 min | Documentary

7.3
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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.

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

Votes: 9

46. Struktura krysztalu (1969)

74 min | Drama

7.3
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Jan and Marek used to study physics together but after graduation their paths were different. Jan got married and moved to the countryside. Marek stayed in Warsaw and now wants to persuade Jan to follow his path.

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Barbara Wrzesinska, Jan Myslowicz, Andrzej Zarnecki, Wladyslaw Jarema

Votes: 381

47. Just Call Me Jack

Not Rated | 75 min | 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.

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

48. Pieniadze to nie wszystko (2001)

120 min | Comedy

6.4
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Director: Juliusz Machulski | Stars: Marek Kondrat, Stanislawa Celinska, Sylwester Maciejewski, Cezary Kosinski

Votes: 1,001

49. Choking Hazard (2004)

81 min | Comedy, Horror

5.2
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Motel Halali is an ideal place. Isolated deep in the forest, not a living soul turns up all the livelong year except the staff. This is a perfect place for Dr. Reinis's (Jaroslav Dusek) ... See full summary »

Director: Marek Dobes | Stars: Jan Dolanský, Jaroslav Dusek, Eva Nádazdyová, Anna Fialkova

Votes: 407

50. Parade of the Planets (1984)

97 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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In a surreal puzzler, this story of a fantasy lived by a disparate group of men captures the visual imagination with its images and leaves a large question mark in the meantime. A rare ... See full summary »

Director: Vadim Abdrashitov | Stars: Oleg Borisov, Sergey Shakurov, Sergey Nikonenko, Aleksandr Pashutin

Votes: 246