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1. Donnie Darko (2001)

R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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88 Metascore

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Votes: 643,386 | Gross: $0.19M

2. This Must Be the Place (2011)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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61 Metascore

Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during W.W.II.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch, Eve Hewson

Votes: 28,406 | Gross: $0.14M

3. SLC Punk! (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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50 Metascore

In the early 1980s Stevo and Heroin Bob are the only two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.

Director: James Merendino | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Michael A. Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 23,426 | Gross: $0.30M

4. Liquid Sky (1982)

R | 112 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual ... See full summary »

Director: Slava Tsukerman | Stars: Anne Carlisle, Paula E. Sheppard, Susan Doukas, Otto von Wernherr

Votes: 4,258

5. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

R | 107 min | Drama

5.6
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A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 6,219 | Gross: $16.12M

6. Wendy and Lucy (2008)

R | 80 min | Drama

7.1
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80 Metascore

Over the summer, a series of unfortunate happening triggers a financial crisis for a young woman and she soon finds her life falling apart.

Director: Kelly Reichardt | Stars: Michelle Williams, Lucy, David Koppell, Max Clement

Votes: 13,520 | Gross: $0.86M

7. Diva (1981)

R | 117 min | Thriller

7.3
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Two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, an opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed. All these characters twist their way through an intricate and stylish French language thriller.

Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix | Stars: Wilhelmenia Fernandez, Frédéric Andréi, Richard Bohringer, Thuy An Luu

Votes: 10,044 | Gross: $0.11M

8. Stop Making Sense (1984)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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89 Metascore

An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steven Scales

Votes: 9,360 | Gross: $4.98M

9. Jem (1985–1988)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Jerrica Benton is secretly the leader of the glamorous and exciting music group, Jem and the Holograms.

Stars: Samantha Newark, Patricia Alice Albrecht, Cathianne Blore, Cindy McGee

Votes: 2,010

10. Times Square (1980)

R | 111 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York City by its ears.

Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Tim Curry, Trini Alvarado, Robin Johnson, Peter Coffield

Votes: 1,074

11. Little Indian, Big City (1994)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.6
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The Parisian broker Steph only needs the signature from his wife Patricia for their divorce - but she left 13 years ago for living with Amazonas indians. Steph finds her in the village and ... See full summary »

Director: Hervé Palud | Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Ludwig Briand, Patrick Timsit, Miou-Miou

Votes: 3,408 | Gross: $1.00M

12. Breaking Glass (1980)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Musical

7.0
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A rock singer is determined to rise to the top of the profession, letting nothing stand in the way of that goal.

Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Phil Daniels, Hazel O'Connor, Jon Finch, Jonathan Pryce

Votes: 946

13. Awaydays (2009)

105 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex,... See full summary »

Director: Pat Holden | Stars: Nicky Bell, Liam Boyle, Stephen Graham, Oliver Lee

Votes: 2,850

14. Smithereens (1982)

R | 89 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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A narcissistic runaway engages in a number of parasitic relationships amongst members of New York's waning punk scene.

Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Susan Berman, Brad Rijn, Richard Hell, Nada Despotovich

Votes: 915

15. Worried About the Boy (2010 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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The story of Boy George, the famous androgynous lead singer of the band, Culture Club.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Douglas Booth, Jonny Burt, Mathew Horne, Dean Fagan

Votes: 1,075

16. One Hundred and One Nights (1995)

101 min | Comedy, History, Romance

6.2
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Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also, a line of ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Marcello Mastroianni, Henri Garcin, Julie Gayet

Votes: 843

17. Slasher Night (2017)

Not Rated | 75 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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A Manny Velazquez underground slasher tribute about a number of serial killers on the loose in Chicago and begins a murder spree.

Director: Manny Velazquez | Stars: Jafeth Garcia, Angie Velazquez, Whitman Johnson, Ashley Perez

Votes: 5

18. Decko koji obecava (1981)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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A normal boy receives a blow to the head which sets him off to do rebellious acts.

Director: Milos 'Misa' Radivojevic | Stars: Aleksandar Bercek, Dara Dzokic, Rade Markovic, Dusica Zegarac

Votes: 1,100

19. The Nomi Song (2004)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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71 Metascore

Having failed to break into professional opera in his native Germany (where, as an usher in West Berlin's Deutsche Oper, he would serenade the staff after the 'real' performances were over)... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Horn | Stars: Klaus Nomi, Ann Magnuson, David Bowie, Gabriele Lafari

Votes: 946 | Gross: $0.07M

20. Urgh! A Music War (1981)

R | 96 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Punk, New Wave, Reggae and Techno bands from Europe and the US recorded live in several locations in 1980. The biggest names on the bill are the Police and UB 40 but every performance is a ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Burbidge | Stars: Wall of Voodoo, Stan Ridgway, Marc Moreland, Chas T. Gray

Votes: 639

21. Decoder (1984)

87 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A burger shop employee discovers that by changing the background music from pleasantly calming to industrial "noise" music, he can incite riots and a revolution against the looming power of the government.

Director: Muscha | Stars: FM Einheit, William Rice, Christiane Felscherinow, Britzhold Baron De Belle

Votes: 387

22. The New Erotic: Art Sex Revolution (2011)

94 min | Documentary

8.6
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Director: Ramzi Abed | Stars: Octavio Arizala, Lexi Belle, Tori Black, Ashley Blue

Votes: 20

23. Guy (1996)

R | 94 min | Drama

6.3
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A young woman with a camera follows a man around to make a documentary about him, something he is not very happy with.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Hope Davis, Kimber Riddle, Diane Salinger

Votes: 502

24. Spidarlings (2016)

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical

7.9
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Poverty stricken lovers Eden and Matilda have enough trouble just getting through the days, but when Eden buys a pet spider the real troubles start.

Director: Salem Kapsaski | Stars: Sophia Disgrace, Rahel Kapsaski, Lee Mark Jones, Rusty Goffe

Votes: 39

25. White Lies (1981)

35 min | Short

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A woman experiences intense feelings of jealousy while attending a party with her boyfriend.

Director: Marion Cajori | Stars: Ariel Bock, Nicole Cajori, Willem Dafoe, Clarissa Dalrymple

26. Love Will Tear Us Apart (I) (2013)

86 min | Romance

5.6
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Genevieve and Adrian, two young friends, are individually seduced by the same young man. As the love triangle develops, the boundaries of their friendship come into question.

Director: Azure Valencia | Stars: Kaleigh Macchio, August Roads, Azure Valencia, Baily Hopkins

Votes: 41

27. Sensory Perception (2015)

92 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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A recovering drug addict and a synth-gen created soldier struggle to find their place in the world, and how to deal with visions of an apocalypse.

Director: Alessandro Signore | Stars: Mike Duff, Kris Keyes, John Savage, Corbin Bernsen

Votes: 20

28. Dance Craze (1981)

50 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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Documentary on Britain's 2 Tone Ska Era from the late seventies to the early eighties.

Director: Joe Massot | Stars: The Beat, The Bodysnatchers, The Selecter, The Specials

Votes: 85

29. Cyndi Lauper in Paris (1987 Video)

90 min | Music

8.4
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Cyndi Lauper live at Le Zénith Paris on the last date of her 'True Colors' world tour. Recorded on the 12th of March 1987.

Director: Andrew Morahan | Stars: Cyndi Lauper, Sterling Campbell, Rick Derringer, Sue Hadjopoulos

Votes: 17

30. Analog Days (2006)

90 min | Drama

6.3
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Newhall, California sits about thirty miles north of Los Angeles, not quite the middle of nowhere, but not exactly a real city either. It's somewhere in between. A place where the youth ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Ott | Stars: Chad Cunningham, Granger Green, Ryan Johnsen, Ivy Khan

Votes: 101

31. Are We Not Men? (2012)

90 min | Documentary, Musical | Post-production

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The official documentary of the band DEVO. This new film takes you into the brains that created the concept, the music, and the spectacle of Devo. Devo the band was more than the highly ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Pemberton | Stars: David Bowie, Dave Grohl, Iggy Pop, Chrissie Hynde

32. Le fils de Gascogne (1995)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.6
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A boy hears that his father may still be alive and sets out to find him, meeting many of his father's acquaintances and friends along the way and making some of his own.

Director: Pascal Aubier | Stars: Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Grégoire Colin, Dinara Drukarova, Pascal Bonitzer

Votes: 121

33. Dirty Movie (2013)

Drama

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This is a story of two couples deeply involved in the intellectual/cinematic life of Paris. Claude, a war photographer and Jean Paul, a philosopher/filmmaker, views the world from different points, but often through the same lens.

Director: Scott Dodgson | Stars: Beatrice Rosen, Vincent Martinez, Guillaume Dabinpons, Silvia Suvadová

34. TV Party (2005 Video)

91 min | Documentary, Music

6.9
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From 1978 to 1982 Glenn O'Brien hosted an insane punk rock New York City cable TV show called TV Party. Co-hosted by Chris Stein, from Blondie, and directed by filmmaker Amos Poe, the hour ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Vinik | Stars: Robert Aaron, Babs, Jean Michel Basquiat, Edo Bertoglio

Votes: 57

35. Face Addict (2005)

102 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Face Addict tells the story of a unique and unrepeatable experience, that of the artistic community in New York between the late '70s and early '80s known as the downtown scene. From this ... See full summary »

Director: Edo Bertoglio | Stars: Walter Steding, Glenn O'Brien, John Lurie, Maripol

Votes: 40

36. Lulú de noche (1986)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

4.4
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German, a young theater director, tries to organize a theater play about Lulu, a prostitute that was killed in London by Jack the ripper. While looking for the protagonist, Rufo appears, an... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Martínez Lázaro | Stars: Imanol Arias, Amparo Muñoz, Antonio Resines, Assumpta Serna

Votes: 56

37. And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (2004– )

300 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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Stars: A.J., Bill Adler, Afrika Bambaataa, André Benjamin

Votes: 119

38. Women in Rock (1980)

45 min | Documentary, Music

5.9
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Director: Wolfgang Büld | Stars: Viv Albertine, Beate Bartel, Budgie, Gudrun Gut

Votes: 27

39. Berlin Now (1985)

59 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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Directors: Wolfgang Büld, Sissy Kelling | Stars: Jochen Arbeit, Blixa Bargeld, Christoph Dreher, Einstürzende Neubauten

Votes: 13

40. French Beauty (2005 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary

6.9
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A story about the riddle of femininity in French cinema.

Director: Pascale Lamche | Stars: Thierry Arbogast, Fanny Ardant, Brigitte Bardot, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 75

41. Wipe Out! (2008)

15 min | Short, Comedy

8.2
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What happens when Hank and Isabella swing on down to Boogie Beach? What sort of wacky antics will Hot Dog get himself into this time? And why is an FBI Agent lurking around their teenage ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Suits | Stars: Shauna Mulligan, Anthony Pellechio, Jeff Washko, Maria Papaleo

Votes: 17

42. Mr. Mister: Broken Wings (1985 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

6.3
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Mr. Mister: performs in the music video "Broken Wings" from the album "Welcome to the Real World" recorded for RCA Records. Richard Page sings as he drives through the desert in a Ford ... See full summary »

Director: Oley Sassone | Stars: Steve Farris, Steve George, Mr. Mister, Richard Page

Votes: 11

43. Biester müssen sterben (2011)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.2
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Arriving at the estate of the rich Talmon-Family psychologist Gina Malone finds herself trapped immediately in a deadly web of a crushing social machinery infused with malicious dark twists.

Director: Ingo Heise | Stars: Nikola Kastner, Florian Bartholomäi, Sinta Tamsjadi, Oana Solomon

Votes: 24

44. No Such Thing As Gravity (1989)

36 min | Short, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Set in the future, this tells of an Earth run by a conglomerate called the LaFont Corporation, which uses machines to rule its subjects. "Troublemakers" and malcontents are exiled to an ... See full summary »

Director: Alyce Wittenstein | Stars: Holly Adams, Michael J. Anderson, Stephen C. Bird, Emmanuelle Chaulet

Votes: 23

45. Toni Basil: Word of Mouth (1982 Video)

Unrated | 30 min | Short, Music

7.6
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Director: Toni Basil | Stars: Toni Basil, Craig Allen Rothwell, Poppin' Pete, Creepin' Sid

Votes: 10

46. Rough Cut and Ready Dubbed (1982)

59 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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Documents the post-punk period between 1978 and 1981, featuring the looks, the poses, the rucks, the riots and the slaggings of bands and their fans. Includes footage of the Wasted Festival... See full summary »

Directors: Hasan Shah, Dom Shaw | Stars: Jake Burns, Garry Bushell, A Certain Ratio, Cockney Rejects

Votes: 29

47. Vermin (II) (1998)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A woman gets a flat tire in the desert and is abducted by a trio of desert-rat losers.

Director: Chris Innis | Stars: Shaz Bennett, Peter Dryden, Merle Nicks, Katherine Krasney

Votes: 6

48. Future Schlock (1984)

85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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In a future time when middle-class, Stepford-type suburbanites have triumphed over individualists and non-conformists and made them prisoner, two vanquished but not defeated non-conformists... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Kiely, Barry Peak | Stars: Mary-Anne Fahey, Mike Bishop, Tracey Callander, Tiriel Mora

Votes: 16

49. Summer Children (2011)

Drama, Romance

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Directors: James Bruner, Edie Robinette-Petrachi | Stars: Stuart Anderson, Sandy Gabriel, Alison Julian, John Kulhanek

50. Tulad ng dati (2006)

105 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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A movie about the Filipino rock Band The Dawn.

Director: Mike Sandejas | Stars: Jett Pangan, J.B. Leonor, Francis Reyes, Buddy Zabala

Votes: 14