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1. The Blind Side (2009)

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

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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.

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

2. 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.

Writers: Heinrich Harrer, Becky Johnston | Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, Mako

3. Witness (1985)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.5
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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.

Writers: William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, Earl W. Wallace | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

4. 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.

Writers: Vasilis Vasilikos, Jorge Semprún | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacques Perrin

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.

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

6. Of Gods and Men (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, History

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.

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

7. 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.

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

8. Putney Swope (1969)

R | 84 min | Comedy

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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 »

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

9. 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 »

Writers: Jan Guillou, Hans Gunnarsson, Mikael Håfström | Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Andreas Wilson, Henrik Lundström, Gustaf Skarsgård, Linda Zilliacus

10. 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.

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

11. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)

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

8.2
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Munnabhai meets Mahatma Gandhi.

Writers: Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani, Abhijit Joshi | Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Vidya Balan, Boman Irani

12. Happy Tree Friends (2006– )

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

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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.

Creators: Aubrey Ankrum, Rhode Montijo, Kenn Navarro | Stars: Ellen Connell, David Winn, Warren Graff, Kenn Navarro

13. The Silence of Lorna (2008)

R | 105 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

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

14. Zabriskie Point (1970)

R | 110 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Franco Rossetti, Sam Shepard, Tonino Guerra, Clare Peploe | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin

15. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

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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 »

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

16. Steel Toes (2007)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama

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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 »

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

17. Five Corners (1987)

R | 90 min | Drama

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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.

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

18. Hey Ram (2000)

186 min | Drama, History

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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. He sets out to kill him.

Writers: Kamal Haasan, Manohar Shyam Joshi | Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Hema Malini

19. Five Broken Cameras (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary

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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

20. Ordinary Magic (1993)

103 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Malcolm Bosse, Jefferson Lewis | Director: Giles Walker | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Glenne Headly, David Fox, Anver Jameel

21. Coming Soon (I) (2006)

106 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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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 »

Writer: Sir Tijn Po | Director: Sir Tijn Po

22. Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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 »

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

23. 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.

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

24. 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 »

Writers: G.P. Deshpande, Nida Fazli, Govind Nihalani, Meenakshi Sharma | Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri, Fardeen Khan, Kareena Kapoor

25. Wetherby (1985)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery

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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.

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

26. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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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

27. Freedom Song (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 112 min | Drama

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

28. The Lost Man (1969)

M | 122 min | Drama

6.2
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A gang of black militants plots to rob a factory to finance their "revolutionary struggle."

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

29. Punishment Park (1971)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

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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

30. 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (2006)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

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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 »

Writer: Rick Ray | Director: Rick Ray | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Tenzin Tethong

31. Parzania (2005)

116 min | Drama

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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.

Writers: Rahul Dholakia, David N. Donihue | Director: Rahul Dholakia | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Corin Nemec, Sarika, Parzan Dastur

32. Animal Passions (2004 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

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A British documentary on zoophilia presenting various personal, religious, psychological, and sociological views on the phenomenon of sexual relations between humans and other animals.

Writer: Christopher Spencer | Director: Christopher Spencer | Stars: Mark Matthews, Hani Miletski, Jerry Springer, John Money

33. The Singing Revolution (2006)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, History, Music

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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 »

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

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

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

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Writers: Stanley Ellin, Andrew Laskos | Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Lynda Carter, Teri Polo, Colin Ferguson, Phillip Jarrett

35. Chintu Ji (2009)

Comedy, Drama

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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 »

Writers: Shabbir Ahmed, Yash Bhardwaj, Ranjit Kapoor, Sameer | Director: Ranjit Kapoor | Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Kulraj Randhawa, Saurabh Shukla

36. Peace One Day (2004)

80 min | Documentary

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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.

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

37. The Sea That Thinks (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.

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

38. Encounter Point (2006)

89 min | Documentary

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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 »

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

39. 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 »

Writer: Ed Pincus | Directors: David Neuman, Ed Pincus

40. What Remains of Us (2004)

77 min | Documentary

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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.

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

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

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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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 »

Writer: Masha Savitz | Director: Masha Savitz

42. Fade to Black: The Trigger Effect (2015)

104 min | Drama | Post-production

Four young men confront destructive life choices. Gage, Pepe, and JJ lives change when a crime boss, Mr. M, gives Pepe a gun, which leads to the death of Jamal's family. Jamal seeks revenge... See full summary »

Writers: Trevor Bailey, Bill Singleton Jr. | Directors: Trevor Bailey, Singleton Bill Jr. | Stars: Austin Marshall, Sheldon Costa, John Cummings, Terrance Edwards

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

52 min | Documentary, News, War

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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

44. Bare Fists (1919)

60 min | Western

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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 »

Writers: Eugene B. Lewis, Bernard McConville | Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Betty Schade, Joe Harris, Vester Pegg

45. The Miracle (2007)

29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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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.

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

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

57 min | Documentary, History, War

6.1
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The story of American conscientious objectors during World War II.

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

47. Seua jone phan seua (1998)

Action, Crime, Thriller

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In 1946, just after World War 2, bandits rule the countryside of Siam. The notorious Bai rises to become the king of bandits and police chief Yodying has been ordered to apprehend Bai dead or alive.

Writer: Tanit Jitnukul | Director: Tanit Jitnukul | Stars: Dom Hetrakul, Supakorn Kitsuwon, Peter Louis, Amphol Lumpoon

48. 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 »

49. Un combat singulier (2004)

52 min | History

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Director: Xavier Villetard | Stars: Henri Alleg, Simone De Bollardière, Germaine Tillion

50. Ni'lin (2012)

Documentary, Short

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Swedish documentary about the non-violent struggle in Ni'lin against the ongoing construction of the Israeli wall cutting through the village's olive groves. The villagers, mainly women and... See full summary »

Directors: Elin Andersson, Elisabeth Andersson, Niklas Berg, Helena Gynne, Elin Jonsson, Camilla Lundqvist | Stars: Asmaa Ameera, Ahmad Amireh, Ayman Amireh, Basma Amireh