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1. All Eyez on Me (2017)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.9
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38 Metascore

Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.

Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Annie Ilonzeh

Votes: 9,673 | Gross: $44.92M

2. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 341,991 | Gross: $33.08M

3. Godzilla (2014)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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62 Metascore

The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe

Votes: 323,352 | Gross: $200.68M

4. Moneyball (2011)

PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.6
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87 Metascore

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 302,008 | Gross: $75.61M

5. Romeo Must Die (2000)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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52 Metascore

An avenging cop seeks out his brother's killer and falls for the daughter of a businessman who is involved in a money-deal with his father.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak | Stars: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington, Russell Wong

Votes: 59,734 | Gross: $55.97M

6. Looking (2014–2015)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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The experiences of three close friends living and loving in modern-day San Francisco.

Stars: Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett, Lauren Weedman

Votes: 12,646

7. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

7.7
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95 Metascore

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando

Votes: 8,032 | Gross: $7.12M

8. Fruitvale Station (2013)

R | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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85 Metascore

The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

Votes: 59,799 | Gross: $16.10M

9. Youth in Revolt (2009)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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63 Metascore

While his trailer trash parents teeter on the edge of divorce, Nick Twisp sets his sights on dream girl Sheeni Saunders, hoping that she'll be the one to take away his virginity.

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Ray Liotta, Jean Smart

Votes: 67,642 | Gross: $15.28M

10. Fearless (1993)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A man's personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Tom Hulce

Votes: 18,611 | Gross: $7.00M

11. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Post-production

A black telemarketer becomes successful when he discovers a way to make his voice sound like it is overdubbed by a white actor in a macabre, magical-realist Oakland.

Director: Boots Riley | Stars: Armie Hammer, Tessa Thompson, Lakeith Stanfield, Omari Hardwick

12. True Crime (1999)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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65 Metascore

Can an over-the-hill journalist uncover the evidence that can prove a death row inmate's innocence just hours before his execution?

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, LisaGay Hamilton, James Woods

Votes: 27,087 | Gross: $16.64M

13. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.6
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 30,282 | Gross: $1.25M

14. Running on Empty (1988)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry

Votes: 11,283 | Gross: $2.84M

15. Amelia (2009)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.8
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37 Metascore

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston

Votes: 10,590 | Gross: $14.24M

16. Tape (2001)

R | 86 min | Drama

7.3
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71 Metascore

Three old high school friends pass the time in a Michigan motel room dissecting the painful memories of their high school years.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman

Votes: 16,666 | Gross: $0.49M

17. The Principal (1987)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A teacher is assigned to be the principal of a violent and crime-ridden high school.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: James Belushi, Louis Gossett Jr., Rae Dawn Chong, Michael Wright

Votes: 7,299 | Gross: $19.73M

18. The Mack (1973)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Campus | Stars: Max Julien, Don Gordon, Richard Pryor, Carol Speed

Votes: 2,114

19. Hells Angels on Wheels (1967)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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At first gas station attendant Poet is happy when the Hells Angels gang finally accepts him. But he's shocked when he learns just how brutal they are.

Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Adam Roarke, Jack Nicholson, Sabrina Scharf, Jana Taylor

Votes: 1,760

20. Jack the Bear (1993)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

6.5
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Danny DeVito is John Leary, a professional clown, whose wife's death in a car accident has left him to care for his two young boys. Loving, but useless at the daily job of fathering, the ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Herskovitz | Stars: Danny DeVito, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Miko Hughes, Gary Sinise

Votes: 3,446 | Gross: $5.15M

21. Bee Season (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama

5.5
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54 Metascore

A wife and mother begins a downward emotional spiral, as her husband avoids their collapsing marriage by immersing himself in his 11 year-old daughter's quest to become a spelling bee champion.

Directors: Scott McGehee, David Siegel | Stars: Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche, Flora Cross, Max Minghella

Votes: 6,165 | Gross: $1.18M

22. In Justice (2006)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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David Swain is a successful lawyer with political aspirations and he decides to form an organization called the National Justice Project that sets out to help those who were wrongfully ... See full summary »

Stars: Jason O'Mara, Kyle MacLachlan, Constance Zimmer, Daniel Cosgrove

Votes: 525

23. Dream for an Insomniac (1996)

R | 90 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Girl leads a lonely life until she meets the boy of her dreams. The boy, however, has a live-in girlfriend.

Director: Tiffanie DeBartolo | Stars: Ione Skye, Jennifer Aniston, Mackenzie Astin, Michael Landes

Votes: 2,420

24. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary

7.3
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79 Metascore

This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.

Director: Stanley Nelson | Stars: Angela Arnold, Erica Ball, Rhon G. Flatts, Eric Lockley

Votes: 1,051 | Gross: $0.48M

25. The Violent Kind (2010)

R | 85 min | Horror

4.7
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One night at a secluded farmhouse deep in the Northern California woods, a small group of hardened young bikers and their girlfriends are tormented when one of the girls becomes savagely ... See full summary »

Directors: Mitchell Altieri, Phil Flores | Stars: Cory Knauf, Taylor Cole, Bret Roberts, Christina McDowell

Votes: 1,581

26. The Weather Underground (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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77 Metascore

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.

Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel | Stars: Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange, Evan White

Votes: 3,136 | Gross: $0.56M

27. The Waiting Room (III) (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

7.1
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84 Metascore

Go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients.

Director: Peter Nicks | Star: Sean Bennett

Votes: 710 | Gross: $0.24M

28. The American Dream (2013)

93 min | Drama

8.0
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The American Dream embarks on a journey with two college bound football buddies. They must decide between the fast money on the streets and keeping on a straight path.

Director: Robert Wakamatsu | Stars: Gian Shaw, Hannibal Thompson, Marcus D. Spencer, Ahku

Votes: 50

29. Dangerous Heart (1994 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

4.8
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A cop begins to turn to booze and coke during a tough undercover assignment. When a big drug-buy goes sour and the cop ends up with a million in cash, he decides to take off with the money.... See full summary »

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Tim Daly, Lauren Holly, Alice Carter, Joe Pantoliano

Votes: 123

30. Locks (2009)

6 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A young man in Oakland, California, wakes with a heavy heart and decides to take a walk through the neighborhood to the local barbershop.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Darnell Byrd, Trestin George, Larry Gray, Kiev Harris

Votes: 60

31. Commune (2005)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

6.7
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74 Metascore

A documentary on the Black Bear Ranch Commune, an alternative living community founded in 1968 in the remote North Californian wilderness.

Director: Jonathan Berman | Stars: Mahaj Seeger, Peter Coyote, Cedar Seeger, Mel Kramer

Votes: 361

32. Long Pants (1927)

60 min | Comedy

6.5
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Harry Shelby has been kept in knee pants for years by his overprotective parents, but the day finally comes when Harry is given his first pair of long pants. Almost immediately, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 346

33. Drylongso (1998)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Cauleen Smith | Stars: Toby Smith, April Barnett, Will Power, Channel Schafer

Votes: 45

34. Rebels of Oakland: The A's, the Raiders, the '70s (2003 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary, Sport

8.2
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Stars: Tom Hanks, John Madden, Chuck Santana, Kenny Stabler

Votes: 76

35. Dyke Central (2015– )

22 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Dyke Central is an Oakland-based dramedy that centers around 30-something butch roommates Alex and Gin. The first season sees Alex attempting to sustain her dysfunctional relationship with ... See full summary »

Stars: Tai Rockett, Comika Hartford, Giovannie Espiritu, Tom Paul

Votes: 13

36. Basketball 3:16 (2014)

98 min | Drama

5.6
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Sometimes there comes a point in your life where you need to grow up, but only you know when that time comes. That time always comes in one shot and sometimes it's your last shot. The Lord ... See full summary »

Director: Ramasses Head | Stars: Pharoah Powell, Karen Cox, James Earl-Rockefeller III, Brian Hooks

Votes: 9

37. My People Are Rising (2017)

57 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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In an era of stark racial injustice, Aaron Dixon dedicated his life to revolution, founding the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party in 1968 at age nineteen. In "My People Are Rising"... See full summary »

Director: Rafael Flores | Stars: Elaine Brown, Aaron Dixon, Ericka Huggins, Bobby Seale

38. Robin's Hood (2003)

81 min | Drama

5.5
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Robin is a social worker in Oakland on the verge of losing her job for getting too close to her clients; she's African-American and grew up in the neighborhood. She falls for Brooklyn, a ... See full summary »

Director: Sara Millman | Stars: Clody Cates, Khahtee V. Turner, Justin Harrison, Kimberly Ridgeway

Votes: 59

39. The Thursday Club (2005)

60 min | Documentary, War

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Retired Oakland police officers recall the 1960s, particularly encounters with the Black Panthers and the anti-war movement.

Director: George Paul Csicsery | Stars: Herb Coffman, Booker Ealy, Robert Ford, Judith Murray

40. 1988 World Series Video: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Oakland A's (1988 Video)

Sport

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Director: Harry Coyle | Stars: Marv Albert, Dave Anderson, Don Baylor, Tim Belcher

Votes: 18

41. Kelly Loves Tony (1998)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.1
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A rare glimpse into the lives of two young people struggling to make their relationship work in the face of overwhelming obstacles like parenthood, gender issues and cultural and educational differences.

Director: Spencer Nakasako | Stars: Tony Saelio, Kelly Saeteum

Votes: 20

42. Surviving the San Francisco Earthquake of 1989 (2004 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.6
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When a 7.1 earthquake explodes with the force of 2000 kilotons of TNT across San Francisco, citizens become heroes to save lives.

Director: Chico Arnaldo-Guizar | Stars: Stanislav Annenkov, Elinor Bell, Fred DeRuvo, Royanne Florence

Votes: 5

43. Red Rain (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

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Director: Laura Plotkin | Stars: Gina 'Boom Boom' Guidi, Dora 'The Destroyer' Webber

44. The Pretty Boy Project (2006)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

7.0
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Is this your Mother's love story? No. Not really. Perhaps it's a story of hope? Let's hope not. Is it a story about achieving the impossible? HELL NO! It's a quirky, off centered tale of a ... See full summary »

Director: Karl L. Reid Jr. | Stars: T. Ashanti Mozelle, Justin Wade, Claudis Bridgforth, Tony Tucker

Votes: 35

45. Everyday Heroes (2001)

109 min | Documentary

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Directors: Abby Ginzberg, Rick Goldsmith | Star: Dori Rosenthal

46. The Postwoman (2010)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

8.6
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Unhappy in her relationship, Nia, a 30s graphic designer, develops a crush on her neighborhood Postwoman who shows her the true meaning of unconditional love.

Director: J.D. Walker | Stars: Anika Bobb, Tracie Collins, Tish MacCullough, Mahasin Munir

Votes: 12

47. 1972 World Series (1972– )

Sport

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Stars: Curt Gowdy, Tony Kubek, Joe Garagiola, Sandy Koufax

Votes: 8

48. Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco (1956)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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Phil Foster's Brooklyn character visits picturesque San Francisco and, in Brooklynese lingo, describes the sights and wonders and hilly terrain of the City By the Bay...the cable cars, Chinatown, the Presido, the Golden Gate Bridge, etc.

Director: Arthur Cohen | Star: Phil Foster

Votes: 7

49. Guerrilla! (2006)

Comedy

8.2
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A mockumentary that delves into the insane chaos that ensues when a movie producer decides he can shoot two movies at the same time using the same cast and crew, all in the effort to save money.

Director: John Foutz | Stars: Vanelle, Kieran C. Baroody, Chipper, Gabe Dimeglio

Votes: 5

50. The Devotion Project: My Person (2012)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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The Devotion Project: My Person, the fourth film in the series, chronicles the love between Anne Plemons, a queer woman, and Eric Plemons, a trans man, as they raise their daughter Jonah in Oakland, CA.

Director: Tony Osso