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1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 653,498 | Gross: $170.71M

2. Selma (2014)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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89 Metascore

A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Lorraine Toussaint

Votes: 66,500 | Gross: $52.07M

3. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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40 Metascore

A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith

Votes: 143,795 | Gross: $79.36M

4. Orange County (2002)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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48 Metascore

A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Colin Hanks, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk, Bret Harrison

Votes: 42,246 | Gross: $41.03M

5. El ciudadano ilustre (2016)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the ... See full summary »

Directors: Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn | Stars: Oscar Martínez, Dady Brieva, Andrea Frigerio, Nora Navas

Votes: 1,491

6. Il Postino: The Postman (1994)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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81 Metascore

Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 27,243 | Gross: $21.84M

7. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

Votes: 8,931

8. Dark Matter (I) (2007)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.1
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49 Metascore

Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics.

Director: Shi-Zheng Chen | Stars: Meryl Streep, Ye Liu, Peng Chi, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 2,877 | Gross: $0.03M

9. Breakfast of Champions (1999)

R | 110 min | Comedy

4.6
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42 Metascore

A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Albert Finney, Barbara Hershey

Votes: 7,000 | Gross: $0.18M

10. Lover Come Back (1961)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not yet been invented, while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Edie Adams

Votes: 5,197

11. The Mother and the Whore (1973)

210 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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In Paris, the pedantic Alexandre lives with his mate Marie in her apartment, an open relationship. Alexandre, who is idle and chauvinist, spends his days reading, drinking and shagging ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Eustache | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Françoise Lebrun, Isabelle Weingarten

Votes: 3,706

12. Henry Fool (1997)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talentless novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak, Parker Posey, Maria Porter

Votes: 6,115 | Gross: $1.33M

13. The Prize (1963)

TV-PG | 134 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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As the Nobel Prize winners come to Stockholm to receive their awards, their lives are overturned and perturbed in various ways.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Elke Sommer, Diane Baker

Votes: 3,270

14. Nobel Son (2007)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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28 Metascore

Barkley Michaelson is in a deep life rut. He's struggling to finish his PhD thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Barkley and his mother, ... See full summary »

Director: Randall Miller | Stars: Alan Rickman, Bryan Greenberg, Shawn Hatosy, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 5,096 | Gross: $0.33M

15. Nobels testamente (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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At the Nobel Banquet reporter Annika Bengtzon is witness to the attempted murder of a nobel laureate and murder of a scientist. A terrorist group from Germany takes the credit. As Annika ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée, Kajsa Ernst

Votes: 2,239

16. Desire Under the Elms (1958)

111 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion. Hating him, and sharing his greed, are the sons of two wives Cabot has overworked into ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives, Frank Overton

Votes: 887

17. Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012 Video)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A female reporter stuggles to solve various crimes while dealing with her complicated relationship with the father of her children

Director: Agneta Fagerström-Olsson | Stars: Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée, Kajsa Ernst

Votes: 1,311

18. Bedlam (2015)

R | 102 min | Thriller

3.9
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George is a haunted man. He enters Bedlam Hospital for a guaranteed recovery, but it is a world darker than even his demons could conjure. Once, he fought for sanity, now he fights to survive. Welcome to Bedlam.

Director: Chew Barker | Stars: Guy Edmonds, John Boxer, Peter McAllum, Cassandra Swaby

Votes: 160

19. Farliga drömmar (2013 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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Puck has managed to get a job working for the eccentric Nobel Literature Prize laureate Andreas Hallman. Hallman is charming and genial, but also a neurotic tyrant. He forces his wife, his ... See full summary »

Director: Molly Hartleb | Stars: Tuva Novotny, Linus Wahlgren, Ola Rapace, Björn Andersson

Votes: 391

20. The Chairman (1969)

M | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, the US government sends a scientist to China to steal the formula for a new agricultural enzyme developed by the Chinese.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Gregory Peck, Anne Heywood, Arthur Hill, Alan Dobie

Votes: 735

21. 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: 2,018

22. Neruda (2014)

100 min | Action, Drama, History

5.0
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The poet Pablo Neruda receives the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971 and in his acceptance speech, he recalls episodes of his life almost forgotten. In 1948 because of a Senator of the ... See full summary »

Director: Manuel Basoalto | Stars: José Secall, Paulina Harrington, Max Corvalán, Nelson Brodt

Votes: 32

23. The End of Poverty? (2008)

106 min | Documentary

7.4
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A phenomenal discourse on why poverty exists when there is so much wealth in the world. A must see for anyone wanting to understand not only the US economic system but the foundations of today's global economy.

Director: Philippe Diaz | Stars: Martin Sheen, Amartya Sen, John Perkins, Eric Toussaint

Votes: 385 | Gross: $0.06M

24. Glory Enough for All (1988 TV Movie)

192 min

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Dramatised documentary of the 1921-22 Nobel Prize-winning discovery of insulin at the University of Toronto based on the books The Discovery of Insulin & Banting: A Biography by University ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till | Stars: R.H. Thomson, Robert Wisden, John Woodvine, Michael Zelniker

Votes: 49

25. The Statue (1971)

R | 84 min | Comedy

5.5
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Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize. An ambitious diplomat, capitalizing on Bolt's celebrity, arranges for the U.S... See full summary »

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell

Votes: 119

26. Selma (2008 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Director: Erik Leijonborg | Stars: Helena Bergström, Alexandra Rapaport, Nina Zanjani, Ola Rapace

Votes: 134

27. Die Manns - Ein Jahrhundertroman (2001– )

312 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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Chronicle about Germany's most extraodinary literary family.

Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Monica Bleibtreu, Jürgen Hentsch, Veronica Ferres

Votes: 582

28. Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007)

PG | 125 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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58 Metascore

A chronicle of the former president's tour recent for his book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid."

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter, Lillian Carter, Elizabeth Hayes

Votes: 755 | Gross: $0.11M

29. Al rahina (2006)

96 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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Mostafa, is a young man travelled to Ukraine seeking work opportunity with Egyptian community there. Accidentally he became engaged in a kidnapping of an Egyptian scientist.

Director: Sandra Nashaat | Stars: Ahmed Ezz, Yasmin Abdel Aziz, Nour, Maged El Kedwany

Votes: 577

30. Ardiente paciencia (1983)

80 min | Drama

7.0
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Based on Skármeta's book, this is the story of a poor postman in Isla Negra who befriends Pablo Neruda and asks his help writing poems to the woman of his dreams.

Director: Antonio Skármeta | Stars: Roberto Parada, Óscar Castro, Marcela Osorio, Naldy Hernandez

Votes: 114

31. Swedenhielms Family (1935)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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The Swedenhielms is an old aristocratic family. The head of the family is professor Rolf Swedenhielm. His three children Bo, Julia and Rolf Jr also live in the house. They also have an ... See full summary »

Director: Gustaf Molander | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Björn Berglund, Håkan Westergren, Tutta Rolf

Votes: 155

32. In Search of Memory (2009)

95 min | Documentary

7.4
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77 Metascore

A documentary biopic about Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize winner and one of the most important neural scientists of the 20th century.

Director: Petra Seeger | Stars: Eric Kandel, Josh Dudman, Heinz Fischer, Markus Giefing

Votes: 130

33. Valley of the Eagles (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Drama

5.8
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A Norwegian scientist builds a device that can convert sound waves into electrical energy. However, the machine is stolen by the scientist's wife and assistant, who head across the frozen ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Jack Warner, Nadia Gray, John McCallum, Anthony Dawson

Votes: 113

34. Kuru: The Science and the Sorcery (2010)

52 min | Documentary

8.3
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Director: Rob Bygott | Stars: Russ Harris, Michael Alpers, Pako Ombeya, Atenamu Bavasa

Votes: 26

35. Dubbelstötarna (1980)

172 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A school principal and a doctor plan to rob a bank.

Stars: Björn Gustafson, Frej Lindqvist, Dan Ekborg, Gunilla Olsson

Votes: 117

36. Alfred (1995)

Biography, Drama

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The life of the Swedish engineer Alfred Nobel. How he invented dynamite and later in his life founded the Nobel-Prize.

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Sven Wollter, Rita Russek, Judit Danyi, Féodor Atkine

Votes: 112

37. United States of Poetry (1995– )

Documentary

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Stars: Amiri Baraka, Leonard Cohen, Wanda Coleman, Matt Cook

Votes: 26

38. Marie Curie, une femme sur le front (2014 TV Movie)

84 min | History

7.4
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A chronicle of Nobel Prize winning physicist Marie Curie's little known yet invaluable contribution to wounded soldiers' treatment during World War I, and her professional partnership with radiotherapy pioneer Claudius Regaud.

Director: Alain Brunard | Stars: Denis Podalydès, Dominique Reymond, Laurent Bateau, Patrick Descamps

Votes: 28

39. Sophisticated Acquaintance (2007)

73 min | Drama

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Mixing elements of narrative, experimental, pseudo-documentary and essayist cinema, Sophisticated Acquaintance tells the story of a tormented individual whose short life and long death were... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Kremer | Stars: John Gross, Ernst Hohmann, Katya Quinn-Judge, Kris Caltagirone

40. Nobel Peace Prize Concert (2010 TV Special)

150 min | Music

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Director: Julia Knowles | Stars: India Arie, Colbie Caliet, Florence and the Machine, Herbie Hancock

41. Alfred Nobel - Mr. Dynamite (1983 TV Movie)

35 min | Documentary, Biography

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Directors: Olle Häger, Hans Villius | Stars: John Zacharias, Pernilla August, Margreth Weivers, Hans Villius

42. The Story of Alfred Nobel (1939)

Approved | 11 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.2
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This short explains why Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, founded the prizes named after him.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: John Nesbitt, Gene Coogan, Lalo Encinas, Paul Guilfoyle

Votes: 36

43. ID-WithoutColors (2013)

30 min | Documentary, Short, News

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On February 27, 2012, the administrative court of Koblenz, in Western Germany, dismissed a complaint by a black German man who was asked to show his papers while traveling by train. The ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Valsecchi | Stars: Adetoun Küppers Adebisi, Herbert Asprilla, Biplab Basu, Memet Kiliç

44. Detective Lovelorn und die Rache des Pharao (2002)

87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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A 3469 years old Pharaoh wants to destroy the world. Find him and blow him away. Childs play, one may think...

Director: Thomas Frick | Stars: Misel Maticevic, Eva Haßmann, Reiner Schöne, Horst Buchholz

Votes: 82

45. De l'ordre des rouages et des ombres (2007)

50 min | Fantasy

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Director: Viktor Miletic | Stars: Jacques de Candé, Sarah Stern, Gilles Janeyrand, Thomas Suire

46. Rigoberta Menchu: Broken Silence (1992 TV Short)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Focuses on 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu, as she discusses the lack of human rights for the indigenous people of Guatemala and her commitment to the struggle for a more egalitarian society.

Director: Félix Zurita | Star: Rigoberta Menchú

47. Nobelity (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.2
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A look at the future and how to solve global problems such as poverty and the environmental degradation through a series of interviews with Nobel Prize winners.

Director: Turk Pipkin | Stars: Wangari Maathai, Turk Pipkin, Joseph Rotblat, Amartya Sen

Votes: 73

48. Disarm (2005)

67 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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Disarm filmmakers Mary Wareham (Next Step Productions) and Brian Liu (Toolbox DC) present a contemporary and provocative view of the forces challenging the achievement of a mine-free world.... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Liu, Mary Wareham

Votes: 30

49. Presidentti Ahtisaaren Nobel-vuosi (2009 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary

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Director: Rauli Virtanen | Stars: Martti Ahtisaari, Eeva Ahtisaari, Marko Ahtisaari, Sali Beresha

50. Opowiesci Hollywoodu (1987 TV Movie)

140 min | Drama

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Director: Kazimierz Kutz | Stars: Janusz Gajos, Anna Dymna, Monika Niemczyk, Jerzy Binczycki