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1. The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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49 Metascore

A young couple works to survive on the streets after their car breaks down right as the annual purge commences.

Writer: James DeMonaco | Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez

2. Machete Kills (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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41 Metascore

The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

Writers: Kyle Ward, Robert Rodriguez, Marcel Rodriguez | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa PenaVega, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba

3. Quantum of Solace (2008)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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58 Metascore

James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench

4. Green Street Hooligans (2005)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

7.5
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55 Metascore

A wrongfully expelled Harvard undergrad moves to London, where he is introduced to the violent underworld of football hooliganism.

Writers: Lexi Alexander, Dougie Brimson, Josh Shelov | Director: Lexi Alexander | Stars: Elijah Wood, Charlie Hunnam, Claire Forlani, Marc Warren

5. Falling Down (1993)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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56 Metascore

An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

Writer: Ebbe Roe Smith | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin

6. Black Dynamite (2009)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy

7.4
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65 Metascore

Black Dynamite is the greatest African-American action star of the 1970s. When his only brother is killed by The Man it's up to him to find justice.

Writers: Michael Jai White, Byron Minns, Scott Sanders | Director: Scott Sanders | Stars: Arsenio Hall, Tommy Davidson, Phyllis Applegate, Obba Babatundé

7. The Enforcer (1976)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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Dirty Harry must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he's teamed with a rookie female partner that he's not too excited to be working with.

Writers: Harry Julian Fink, Rita M. Fink, Stirling Silliphant, Dean Riesner, Gail Morgan Hickman, S.W. Schurr | Director: James Fargo | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman

8. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy

6.5
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48 Metascore

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

Writer: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, Steve James

9. Foxy Brown (1974)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.

Writer: Jack Hill | Director: Jack Hill | Stars: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown, Terry Carter

10. American Me (1992)

R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Writers: Floyd Mutrux, Desmond Nakano | Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Sal Lopez, Vira Montes

11. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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94 Metascore

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

Writers: Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas | Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash

12. Shaft (1971)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Writers: Ernest Tidyman, John D.F. Black | Director: Gordon Parks | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John

13. Thunderheart (1992)

R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.

Writer: John Fusco | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene, Fred Ward

14. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.6
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64 Metascore

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

15. Panther (I) (1995)

R | 124 min | Drama

6.3
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A dramatized account of the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense.

Writer: Melvin Van Peebles | Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Kadeem Hardison, Bokeem Woodbine, Joe Don Baker, Courtney B. Vance

16. Citizen Ruth (1996)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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64 Metascore

An irresponsible, drug-addicted, recently impregnated woman finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to their respective sides.

Writers: Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor | Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Mary Kay Place, Kurtwood Smith

17. Stage Door (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A boardinghouse full of aspiring actresses and their ambitions, dreams and disappointments.

Writers: Morrie Ryskind, Anthony Veiller, Edna Ferber, George S. Kaufman | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick

18. 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

19. The Ugly American (1963)

120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country... See full summary »

Writers: William J. Lederer, Eugene Burdick, Stewart Stern | Director: George Englund | Stars: Marlon Brando, Eiji Okada, Sandra Church, Pat Hingle

20. The Great White Hope (1970)

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

7.0
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A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.

Writer: Howard Sackler | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Lou Gilbert, Joel Fluellen

21. The Tenants (2005)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.3
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46 Metascore

In an abandoned tenement, an African-American militant writer and a Jewish novelist develop a friendship while struggling to complete their novels, but inner tension rises between the two.

Writers: David Diamond, Danny Green, Bernard Malamud | Director: Danny Green | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Snoop Dogg, Rose Byrne, Seymour Cassel

22. Getting Straight (1970)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A Vietnam vet and former social radical is conflicted by his desire to become a teacher and his sympathy with anti-establishment student protests.

Writers: Robert Kaufman, Ken Kolb | Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons, Jeff Corey

23. Burn! (1969)

R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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72 Metascore

The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to... See full summary »

Writers: Franco Solinas, Giorgio Arlorio | Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Márquez, Norman Hill, Renato Salvatori

24. Three the Hard Way (1974)

R | 89 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand in the way of ... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Bercovici, Jerrold L. Ludwig | Director: Gordon Parks Jr. | Stars: Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, Jim Kelly, Sheila Frazier

25. This Revolution (2005)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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36 Metascore

In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC.

Writer: Stephen Marshall | Director: Stephen Marshall | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Nathan Crooker, Amy Redford, Brett DelBuono

26. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936. He gets a job at a movie theatre in Little Tokyo and falls in ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

27. The Third Generation (1979)

111 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms... See full summary »

Writer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Hanna Schygulla, Volker Spengler, Margit Carstensen

28. Punishment Park (1971)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Watkins | Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

29. The War Is Over (1966)

121 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Diego is one of the chief of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but ... See full summary »

Writer: Jorge Semprún | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, Geneviève Bujold, Jean Dasté

30. ...tick... tick... tick... (1970)

G | 100 min | Drama, Action

6.6
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Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.

Writer: James Lee Barrett | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Jim Brown, George Kennedy, Fredric March, Lynn Carlin

31. Bandit Queen (1994)

119 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994. During five years she was prosecuted by the Indian police and turned into a ... See full summary »

Writers: Ranjit Kapoor, Mala Sen | Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Rajesh Vivek, Raghuvir Yadav

32. Ecstasy of the Angels (1972)

89 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Writer: Masao Adachi | Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Ken Yoshizawa, Rie Yokoyama, Yuki Arasa, Masao Adachi

33. Cyber Wars (2004)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.6
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In the near future in the Asian city-state Sintawan, everyone's identity is recorded in the vast CyberLink. The only way around this is using illegal simulated identity implants (sims). A ... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Hatton | Director: Jian Hong Kuo | Stars: Genevieve O'Reilly, Luoyong Wang, Kay Siu Lim, David Warner

34. Death of a President (2006)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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49 Metascore

Years after the assassination of President George W. Bush in Chicago, an investigative documentary examines that as-yet-unsolved crime.

Writers: Gabriel Range, Simon Finch | Director: Gabriel Range | Stars: Hend Ayoub, Becky Ann Baker, George W. Bush, Brian Boland

35. April Captains (2000)

123 min | Drama, History, War

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Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.

Writers: Ève Deboise, Maria de Medeiros | Director: Maria de Medeiros | Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Maria de Medeiros, Joaquim de Almeida, Frédéric Pierrot

36. Born in Flames (1983)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.7
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Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, a revolution in which a socialist government gains power, this films presents a dystopia in which the issues of ... See full summary »

Writers: Lizzie Borden, Ed Bowes | Director: Lizzie Borden | Stars: Honey, Adele Bertei, Jean Satterfield, Florynce Kennedy

37. The Vernon Johns Story (1994 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Writers: Leslie Lee, Kevin Arkadie | Director: Kenneth Fink | Stars: James Earl Jones, Mary Alice, Joe Seneca, Tommy Hollis

38. The Weather Underground (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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77 Metascore

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.

Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel | Stars: Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange, Evan White

39. La révolution française (1989)

360 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the ... See full summary »

Writers: David Ambrose, Daniel Boulanger, Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron, Fred A. Wyler | Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jane Seymour, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer

40. Brooklyn Babylon (2001)

R | 89 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.0
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26 Metascore

A charismatic rapper falls in love with a young Jewish girl despite the confines of her religious background.

Writers: Marc Levin, Bonz Malone, Pam Widener | Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Tariq Trotter, Karen Starc, Bonz Malone, David Vadim

41. The Death of Yugoslavia (1995– )

50 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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Stars: Blagoje Adzic, Jasushi Akashi, Milan Aksentijevic, Madeleine Albright

42. El diputado (1979)

110 min | Drama

6.8
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Sex and politics collide in this tale of forbidden love, blackmail and murder. Set up by the secret police to compromise a prominent politician, a teenage hustler discovers himself ... See full summary »

Writers: Eloy de la Iglesia, Gonzalo Goicoechea | Director: Eloy de la Iglesia | Stars: José Sacristán, María Luisa San José, José Luis Alonso, Enrique Vivó

43. The Hidden Half (2001)

103 min | Drama

7.1
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49 Metascore

An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes ... See full summary »

Writer: Tahmineh Milani | Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Niki Karimi, Mohammad Nikbin, Atila Pesiani, Soghra Obeisi

44. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore S. Tinsley, Jack Natteford, John W. Krafft | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

45. I.R.A.: King of Nothing (2006)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

4.3
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A disgruntled I.R.A. member (Chapa) becomes Ireland's biggest threat to the peace process.

Writers: Damian Chapa, Carlton Holder | Director: Damian Chapa | Stars: Damian Chapa, Cian McCormack, Joe Estevez, Rachel Hunter

46. The Niklashausen Journey (1970 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Can a small group of people start a proletarian revolution, asks the "Black Monk" in a leather jacket. The medieval shepherd, Hans Boehm, claims to have been called by the Virgin Mary to ... See full summary »

Writers: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Michael Fengler | Directors: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Michael Fengler | Stars: Michael König, Hanna Schygulla, Margit Carstensen, Michael Gordon

47. Ice (1970)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama

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"An underground revolutionary group struggles against internal strife to stage urban guerilla attacks against a fictionalized fascist regime in the United States. Interspersed throughout ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Kramer | Director: Robert Kramer | Stars: Robert Kramer, Leo Braudy, Tom Griffin, Paul McIsaac

48. Ram Ke Naam (1992)

90 min | Documentary

8.4
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Since gaining independence in 1947, India has been a secular state. But now, as religious fundamentalism grips much of India's population, the greatest danger to the nation's extremely ... See full summary »

Writer: Anand Patwardhan | Director: Anand Patwardhan

49. A Wind from Wyoming (1994)

99 min | Drama

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Writers: Patrice Arbour, André Forcier, Jacques Marcotte | Director: André Forcier | Stars: François Cluzet, Sarah-Jeanne Salvy, France Castel, Michel Côté

50. Vive la mariée... et la libération du Kurdistan (1998)

96 min | Comedy

6.3
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Writer: Hiner Saleem | Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Georges Corraface, Marina Kobakhidze, Rona Hartner, Schahla Aalam