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2. The Bling Ring (2013)
R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
3. Changeling (2008)
R | 141 min | Drama, History, Mystery
A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.
4. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
5. Gone Baby Gone (2007)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally.
6. State of Play (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery
When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.
8. Nine (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.
9. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
10. The Invention of Lying (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.
11. The Ghost Writer (2010)
PG-13 | 128 min | Mystery, Thriller
A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
12. The Company You Keep (2012)
R | 125 min | Drama, Thriller
A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.
13. Conviction (II) (2010)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.
14. Notes on a Scandal (2006)
R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
15. Convoy (1978)
PG | 110 min | Action, Drama
Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
16. S1m0ne (2002)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A producer's film is endangered when his star walks off, so he decides to digitally create an actress to substitute for the star, becoming an overnight sensation that everyone thinks is a real person.
17. Fire in the Sky (1993)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975.
18. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Drama, History
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
19. Made in Dagenham (2010)
R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
20. Where the Truth Lies (2005)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Karen O'Connor, a young journalist known for her celebrity profiles, is consumed with discovering the truth behind a long-buried incident that affected the lives and careers of showbiz team Vince Collins and Lanny Morris.
21. Summer of Sam (1999)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
22. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middleclass Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.
23. Bulworth (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
24. Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 84 min | Drama
Following the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife, a man is accused of the murder of his third.
26. Boy A (2007)
R | 106 min | Drama
The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
27. Calendar Girls (2003)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.
28. Swing Vote (2008)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
29. Murder in the First (1995)
R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller
An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.
31. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.
33. Ace in the Hole (1951)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
34. Hero (I) (1992)
PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.
35. Mad City (1997)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.
36. Adoration (2008)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance
For his French-class assignment, a high school student weaves his family history in a news story involving terrorism, and goes on to invite an Internet audience in on the resulting controversy.
37. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Passed | 81 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Whe Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.
39. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
40. I'm All Right Jack (1959)
105 min | Comedy
A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.
41. Isadora (1968)
M | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »
42. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime
Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.
43. Fourteen Hours (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.
44. Shaitan (2011)
121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.
45. The Walking Dead (1936)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.
46. La journée de la jupe (2008)
87 min | Drama
Skirt Day is a fascinating psychological study, a socio-critical investigation - and Isabelle Adhani's first film in five years
47. Mr. Lucky (1943)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
A gambler has plans to swindle money from a charity program, but starts to have second thoughts when he falls for a rich society girl.
48. Threshold (1981)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first artificial human heart... See full summary »
49. Sex and Lies in Sin City (2008 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Decide the truth for yourself in this thrilling true story of the biggest scandal in Las Vegas. Ted Binion (Matthew Modine, TV's "Weeds") is Vegas royalty, the prince of the world famous ... See full summary »
50. Ricky (I) (2009)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
When Katie, an ordinary woman, meets Paco, an ordinary man, something magical happens: a love story. From this union an extraordinary child is born: Ricky.