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1. The Blind Side (2009)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.7
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53 Metascore

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head

Votes: 228,437 | Gross: $255.95M

2. Zabriskie Point (1970)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los ... See full summary »

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin

Votes: 11,125

3. Witness (1985)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Votes: 68,144 | Gross: $65.50M

4. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

PG-13 | 136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, Mako

Votes: 98,194 | Gross: $37.90M

5. Kundun (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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74 Metascore

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

Votes: 21,930 | Gross: $5.53M

6. The Big Boss (1971)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A young man sworn to an oath of non-violence works with his cousins in an ice factory where they mysteriously begin to disappear.

Directors: Wei Lo, Chia-Hsiang Wu | Stars: Bruce Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien, Marilyn Bautista

Votes: 19,031

7. Evil (2003)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

7.8
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61 Metascore

Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones. Erik finds a friend in Pierre, his room mate. The story ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Andreas Wilson, Henrik Lundström, Gustaf Skarsgård, Linda Zilliacus

Votes: 30,625 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Z (1969)

M | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer

Votes: 18,246 | Gross: $0.08M

9. Bloody Sunday (2002)

R | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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90 Metascore

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

Votes: 20,054 | Gross: $0.77M

10. Des hommes et des dieux (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

7.2
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86 Metascore

Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.

Director: Xavier Beauvois | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Philippe Laudenbach

Votes: 12,633 | Gross: $3.95M

11. Happy Tree Friends (II) (1999– )

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

7.1
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A series of horrible sudden deaths keep happening to a group of creatures caused by themselves doing the most stupid things.

Stars: David Winn, Ellen Connell, Warren Graff, Kenn Navarro

Votes: 14,228

12. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)

PG-13 | 144 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Munna Bhai embarks on a journey with Mahatma Gandhi in order to fight against a corrupt property dealer.

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Vidya Balan, Jimmy Shergill

Votes: 29,425

13. Hey Ram (2000)

186 min | Drama, History

8.0
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Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country and sets out to kill him.

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Hema Malini

Votes: 7,737 | Gross: $0.27M

14. Sleeping Dogs Lie (I) (2006)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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63 Metascore

A recently engaged woman's life is thrown into turmoil after confessing to her fiancé that she once experimented with bestiality.

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Melinda Page Hamilton, Bryce Johnson, Brian Posehn, Geoff Pierson

Votes: 2,779 | Gross: $0.01M

15. Putney Swope (1969)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.0
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Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Arnold Johnson, Stan Gottlieb, Allen Garfield, Archie Russell

Votes: 2,025

16. Five Corners (1987)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.

Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins, Todd Graff, John Turturro

Votes: 2,483 | Gross: $0.97M

17. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »

Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

Votes: 2,151 | Gross: $0.61M

18. Ordinary Magic (1993)

103 min | Drama

6.1
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When his father dies, Jeffrey (Ryan Reynolds) is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte (Glenne Headly) in Canada. Once there he leads his aunt and his friends in staging a non-violent hunger... See full summary »

Director: Giles Walker | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Glenne Headly, David Fox, Anver Jameel

Votes: 201

19. Le silence de Lorna (2008)

R | 105 min | Drama

7.2
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80 Metascore

Sokol and Lorna, two Albanian emigrants in Belgium, dream of leaving their dreary jobs to set up a snack bar. They need money, and a permanent resident status. Claudy is a junkie - he needs... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Arta Dobroshi, Jérémie Renier, Fabrizio Rongione, Alban Ukaj

Votes: 6,982 | Gross: $0.34M

20. Five Broken Cameras (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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78 Metascore

A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army.

Directors: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi | Stars: Emad Burnat, Soraya Burnat, Mohammed Burnat, Yasin Burnat

Votes: 4,970 | Gross: $0.11M

21. Steel Toes (2007)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Rage and intolerance collide with compassion Academy-Award nominated David Strathairn portrays Danny Dunkleman, a Jewish liberal humanist, and the court-appointed lawyer representing Mike ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Adam, David Gow | Stars: David Strathairn, Andrew W. Walker, Marina Orsini, Ivana Shein

Votes: 871

22. Coming Soon (I) (2006)

106 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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Equality for all? Or not really? And why not? And how about next year? These eternal questions are explored in this genre-bending film which follows our civilization's eternal quest for "... See full summary »

Director: Sir Tijn Po

Votes: 101

23. Wetherby (1985)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

Director: David Hare | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench, Marjorie Yates

Votes: 1,125

24. Parzania (2005)

116 min | Drama

7.8
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A parsi family struggles to find thier son in a genocide carried out by vested interests outfits during 2002, commonly known as Gujarat riots, where more than 2000 Muslims died in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Director: Rahul Dholakia | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Corin Nemec, Sarika, Parzaan Dastur

Votes: 1,125

25. Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Claire Bloom, Frances Barber, Ayub Khan-Din

Votes: 1,183 | Gross: $1.20M

26. Mars et Avril (2012)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

6.0
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Based on an acclaimed graphic novel, Mars & Avril is set in Montreal of the future, at the dawn of the first human landing on Mars, and tells the story of a musician who becomes obsessed with his muse.

Director: Martin Villeneuve | Stars: Jacques Languirand, Caroline Dhavernas, Paul Ahmarani, Robert Lepage

Votes: 636

27. Chicago 10 (2007)

R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Nick Nolte, Roy Scheider, Hank Azaria

Votes: 1,095 | Gross: $0.18M

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 »

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

Votes: 4,747

29. The Lost Man (1969)

M | 122 min | Drama

6.1
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A gang of black militants plots to rob a factory to finance their "revolutionary struggle."

Director: Robert Alan Aurthur | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Joanna Shimkus, Al Freeman Jr., Michael Tolan

Votes: 101

30. Dev (2004)

172 min | Drama

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Joint Commissioner of Police Dev Pratap Singh, a duty-bound, self-righteous officer, and Special Commissioner Tejinder Khosla, the balancing force between the political interests of Chief ... See full summary »

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri, Fardeen Khan, Kareena Kapoor

Votes: 1,118

31. Freedom Song (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 112 min | Drama

7.7
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A tale about a young man's bout in the 1960's in Mississippi before Blacks were allowed to vote and did sit ins at White establishments. The harrowing ordeals people wanting the same opportunities had to go through.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Danny Glover, Vicellous Shannon, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Loretta Devine

Votes: 765

32. 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (2006)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

7.6
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How do you reconcile a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Ray | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Tenzin Bagdro, Bob Dole, Richard Gere

Votes: 638 | Gross: $0.22M

33. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

Votes: 374 | Gross: $0.05M

34. The Singing Revolution (2006)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.5
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Most people don't think about singing when they think about revolutions. But song was the weapon of choice when, between 1986 and 1991, Estonians sought to free themselves from decades of ... See full summary »

Directors: James Tusty, Maureen Castle Tusty | Stars: Heiki Ahonen, Gustav Ernesaks, Linda Hunt, Mari-Ann Kelam

Votes: 520 | Gross: $0.33M

35. De zee die denkt (2000)

100 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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Incredible optical illusions in a story in a story in a story helps the surprised viewer finally to find out that he has been watching himself all along.

Director: Gert de Graaff | Stars: Bart Klever, Devika Strooker, Rick de Leeuw, Don Duyns

Votes: 413

36. A Prayer in the Dark (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.2
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The Hayworth family lives in a Quaker territory in up-state New York. The matriarch, Emily runs the local bank. Years before, she and her family took in troubled, young Jimmy Flood to ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Lynda Carter, Teri Polo, Colin Ferguson, Phillip Jarrett

Votes: 89

37. Peace One Day (2004)

80 min | Documentary

7.9
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The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.

Director: Jeremy Gilley | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kofi Annan, Jeremy Gilley, Judi Dench

Votes: 128

38. Chintu Ji (2009)

Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Rishi, the son of legendary Raj Kapoor, decides to try his hand at politics, and to garner support, re-locates to his birth village, Hadbahedi. The village is located in an isolated area ... See full summary »

Director: Ranjit Kapoor | Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Kulraj Randhawa, Saurabh Shukla

Votes: 155

39. Encounter Point (2006)

89 min | Documentary

8.2
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"Encounter Point" moves beyond sensational and canned images to tell the story of an Israeli settler, a Palestinian ex-prisoner, a bereaved Israeli mother and a wounded Palestinian bereaved... See full summary »

Directors: Ronit Avni, Julia Bacha | Stars: Ali Abu Awwad, Sami Al Jundi, Robi Damelin, Shlomo Zagman

Votes: 99

40. Black Natchez (1967)

62 min | Documentary

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A cinema verite account of the attempt to organize a black community in the Deep South in 1965 during the heyday of the Civil Rights Movement. A black leader has been car-bombed and a ... See full summary »

Directors: David Neuman, Ed Pincus

41. The Miracle (2007)

29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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While confessing to her priest, Tekki Lomnicki, a little person, must face the painful truth about a journey she and her mother made to Lourdes if she is to win a chance at redemption.

Director: Jeffrey Jon Smith | Stars: Tekki Lomnicki, Rula Sirhan Gardenier, Michael Chinn, Mary Redmon

Votes: 34

42. The Suffering Grasses: When Elephants Fight, It Is the Grass That Suffers (2012)

52 min | Documentary, News, War

6.1
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With thousands dead and counting, the ongoing conflict in Syria has become a microcosm for the complicated politics of the region, and an unsavory reflection of the world at large. Against ... See full summary »

Director: Iara Lee

Votes: 25

43. You Have Struck a Rock! (1981)

28 min | Short

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The documentary, You Have Struck a Rock describes the history of non-violent resistance by black South African women to the use of reference books or passes issued by the South African ... See full synopsis »

Director: Deborah May

44. The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It (2000 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary, History, War

6.4
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The story of American conscientious objectors during World War II.

Directors: Judith Ehrlich, Rick Tejada-Flores | Star: Edward Asner

Votes: 28

45. Ce qu'il reste de nous (2004)

77 min | Documentary

7.9
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A Tibetan-Canadian returns to her homeland to smuggle a secret message from the Dalai Lama and to document the occupation and cultural genocide of Tibet by China.

Directors: Hugo Latulippe, François Prévost | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kalsang Dolma

Votes: 189

46. Ahimsa: Non-Violence (1987)

60 min | Documentary

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The first film to chronicle the world of Jainism, a vegetarian, non-violent ancient religion of India.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: The Dalai Lama

47. Bare Fists (1919)

60 min | Western

4.2
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Il padre di Harry viene ucciso in un duello alla pistola e la madre gli fa giurare che non userà mai armi e farà affidamento soltanto sui pugni. Ma quando il fratellino è marchiato a fuoco ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Betty Schade, Joe Harris, Vester Pegg

Votes: 26

48. White Tiger Yellow Tiger (2008)

5 min | Short, Action, Comedy

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Action Comedy about friendship and acceptance, an Asian American cross culture become friends with a Caucasian man, learn about winning by helping and not hurting each other.

Director: Peter Chen | Stars: Peter Chen, Paul McDade

49. Red Reign: The Bloody Harvest of China's Prisoners (2013)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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Red Reign exposes forced organ harvesting in China of prisoners of conscience, Falun Gong, who's tenets are truth compassion and tolerance as told by Nobel Prize nominee, David Matas. The ... See full summary »

Director: Masha Savitz | Stars: Ethan Gutmann, David Kilgour, David Matas, Torsten Trey

Votes: 10

50. Indian Serenade (1937)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Romance

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Against the background of the Grand Canyon, a young Indian boy and an-equally-young Indian maiden fall in love. While they are romancing along in the beautiful scenery, their little dog ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Harrison