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1. Selma (2014)

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

7.6
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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.

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

Votes: 36,845

2. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

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

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 507,568

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.

Writers: David Scarpa, Edmund H. North | Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith

Votes: 129,881

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.

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

Votes: 39,766

5. 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.

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

Votes: 7,678

6. Il Postino: The Postman (1994)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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.

Writers: Antonio Skármeta, Furio Scarpelli, Giacomo Scarpelli, Anna Pavignano, Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi | Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 24,019

7. 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 »

Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Alan Rudolph | Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Albert Finney, Barbara Hershey

Votes: 6,685

8. Dark Matter (I) (2007)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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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.

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

Votes: 2,626

9. 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: 5,705

10. Lover Come Back (1961)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

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

Writers: Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Edie Adams

Votes: 4,486

11. 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

Writers: Liza Marklund, Björn Paqualin, Antonia Pyk | Director: Agneta Fagerström-Olsson | Stars: Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée, Kajsa Ernst

Votes: 1,046

12. 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 »

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

Votes: 4,871

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.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Irving Wallace | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Elke Sommer, Diane Baker

Votes: 2,931

14. 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 »

Writers: Irwin Shaw, Eugene O'Neill | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives, Frank Overton

Votes: 792

15. Nobel's Last Will (2012)

90 min | Drama, 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 »

Writers: Liza Marklund, Pernilla Oljelund | Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée, Kajsa Ernst

Votes: 1,894

16. José and 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: 1,568

17. The End of Poverty? (2008)

106 min | Documentary

7.2
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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.

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

Votes: 343

18. 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 »

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

Votes: 3,069

19. Crimes of Passion: Dangerous Dreams (2013 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Thriller

6.3
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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 »

Writers: Maria Lang, Jonna Bolin-Cullberg, Charlotte Orwin | Director: Molly Hartleb | Stars: Tuva Novotny, Linus Wahlgren, Ola Rapace, Björn Andersson

Votes: 256

20. The Statue (1971)

R | 84 min | Comedy

5.2
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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 »

Writers: Alec Coppel, Denis Norden | Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell

Votes: 115

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

84 min | History

6.9
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Writers: Marie-Noëlle Himbert, Yann Le Gal, Alain Brunard | Director: Alain Brunard | Stars: Denis Podalydès, Dominique Reymond, Laurent Bateau, Patrick Descamps

Votes: 16

22. Selma (2008 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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

Votes: 102

23. Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007)

PG | 125 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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58 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 728

24. Neruda (2014)

100 min | Action, Drama, History

4.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 10

25. Burning Patience (1983)

80 min | Drama

6.9
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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.

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

Votes: 111

26. 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 »

Writers: Hjalmar Bergman, Stina Bergman | Director: Gustaf Molander | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Björn Berglund, Håkan Westergren, Tutta Rolf

Votes: 142

27. The Manns (2001 TV Mini-Series)

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: 562

28. Valley of the Eagles (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Drama

5.9
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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 »

Writers: Nat A. Bronstein, Paul Tabori, Terence Young | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Jack Warner, Nadia Gray, John McCallum, Anthony Dawson

Votes: 96

29. Glory Enough for All (1988 TV Movie)

192 min

8.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 44

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

52 min | Documentary

7.7
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Writers: Rob Bygott, Ben Alpers | Director: Rob Bygott | Stars: Russ Harris, Michael Alpers, Pako Ombeya, Atenamu Bavasa

Votes: 19

31. Alfred (1995)

Biography, Drama

4.9
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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.

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

Votes: 106

32. In Search of Memory (2009)

95 min | Documentary

7.3
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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.

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

Votes: 113

33. Dubbelstötarna (1980 TV Mini-Series)

172 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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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: 97

34. Nobelity (2006)

Documentary

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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.

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

Votes: 72

35. 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.

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

Votes: 37

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

87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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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...

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

Votes: 79

37. Al rahina (2006)

Action, Thriller

5.9
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Writers: Nader Salah El Din, Nabil Farouk | Director: Sandra Nashaat | Stars: Ahmed Ezz, Nour, Yasmin Abdel Aziz, Salah Abdallah

Votes: 308

38. United States of Poetry (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

8.6
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Creators: Joshua Blum, Bob Holman | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Leonard Cohen, Wanda Coleman, Matt Cook

Votes: 25

39. Nobel Peace Prize Concert (2010 TV Special)

150 min | Music

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

40. Disarm (2005)

67 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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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: 31

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

35 min | Documentary, Biography

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

42. Opowiesci Hollywoodu (1987 TV Movie)

140 min | Drama

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Writers: Christopher Hampton, Kazimierz Kutz, Malgorzata Semil | Director: Kazimierz Kutz | Stars: Janusz Gajos, Anna Dymna, Monika Niemczyk, Jerzy Binczycki

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

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Félix Zurita | Star: Rigoberta Menchú

44. Superconductor (2000)

Drama

3.6
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Top scientists compete to achieve a breakthrough in superconductivity. Professor Lin and his younger compatriots rush to be the first to complete their experiments, but a Japanese scientist... See full summary »

Director: Jixing Wang | Stars: Zhiyu Li, Zhiwen Wang, Jian Wu

Votes: 5

45. Nobel Peace Prize Concert (2008 TV Special)

147 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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The recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize is honored with a concert featuring international acts of all genres.

Writer: Petter Skavlan | Director: Julia Knowles | Stars: Martti Ahtisaari, Dierks Bentley, Michael Caine, Robyn Carlsson

Votes: 10

46. Around Space (2001– )

28 min | Talk-Show

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Scientist Kent Miller hosts a show designed to get the public interested in space. Guests include: astronauts, scientists, astronomers, lobbyists, engineers, venture capitalists, government officials, activists and hobbyists.

Stars: Tom Hill, Robert Terry, Patrick Collins, Pat Dasch

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

50 min | Fantasy

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

48. 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 »

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

49. Ouafas fredsmission (2006– )

28 min | Documentary, War

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Ouafa Rian on a peace mission.

Star: Ouafa Rian

50. Sophisticated Acquaintance (2007)

70 min | Drama

6.0
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This film experiments with a fragmentary form of do-it-yourself cinema, mixing elements of narrative, experimental and pseudo-documentary to tell the story of a tormented individual whose ... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Jeitner, Daniel Kremer | Director: Daniel Kremer | Stars: David Allen, William Cully Allen, Maya Baruch, Patricia Fries

Votes: 5