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1. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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78 Metascore

A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.

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

2. 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.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin, Michael Lewis | Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman

3. Fruitvale Station (2013)

R | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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85 Metascore

The purportedly true 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.

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

4. Looking (2014– )

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

8.1
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The experiences of three close friends living and loving in modern-day San Francisco.

Creator: Michael Lannan | Stars: Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett, O.T. Fagbenle

5. 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.

Writers: Gustin Nash, C.D. Payne | Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Ray Liotta, Jean Smart

6. Romeo Must Die (2000)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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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.

Writers: Mitchell Kapner, Eric Bernt, John Jarrell | Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak | Stars: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington, Russell Wong

7. True Crime (1999)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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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?

Writers: Andrew Klavan, Larry Gross, Paul Brickman, Stephen Schiff | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, LisaGay Hamilton, James Woods

8. 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.

Writers: Ronald Bass, Anna Hamilton Phelan, Susan Butler, Mary S. Lovell | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston

9. 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.

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

10. Fearless (1993)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A man's personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash.

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

11. 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.

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

12. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, War

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

Writers: Ron Fricke, Mark Magidson, Genevieve Nicholas, Constantine Nicholas | Director: Ron Fricke

13. The Principal (1987)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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

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

14. 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.

Writers: Myla Goldberg, Naomi Foner | Directors: Scott McGehee, David Siegel | Stars: Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche, Flora Cross, Max Minghella

15. 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 rockers gang "Hell's Angels" finally accepts him. But he's shocked when he learns how brutal they are - not even murder is a taboo to ... See full summary »

Writer: R. Wright Campbell | Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Adam Roarke, Jack Nicholson, Sabrina Scharf, Jana Taylor

16. Jack the Bear (1993)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

6.4
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Danny De Vito is 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 onus falls on... See full summary »

Writers: Dan McCall, Steven Zaillian | Director: Marshall Herskovitz | Stars: Danny DeVito, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Miko Hughes, Gary Sinise

17. 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 »

Writer: Robert J. Poole | Director: Michael Campus | Stars: Max Julien, Don Gordon, Richard Pryor, Carol Speed

18. 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 »

Writers: Mitchell Altieri, The Butcher Brothers, Phil Flores, Adam Weis | Directors: Mitchell Altieri, Phil Flores | Stars: Cory Knauf, Taylor Cole, Bret Roberts, Christina McDowell

19. In Justice (2006– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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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 »

Creators: Michelle King, Robert King | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Kyle MacLachlan, Constance Zimmer, Daniel Cosgrove

20. The Waiting Room (III) (2012)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

6.8
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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

21. 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.

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

22. Thieves' Highway (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.7
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A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.

Writer: A.I. Bezzerides | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence

23. Commune (2005)

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.

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

24. Long Pants (1927)

60 min | Comedy

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Robert Eddy, Tay Garnett, Arthur Ripley | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe, Priscilla Bonner

25. 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 »

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

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

27. 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 »

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

28. Locks (2009)

6 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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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.

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

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

55 min | Documentary, Sport

8.1
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Writer: Frank Deford | Stars: Tom Hanks, John Madden, Chuck Santana, Kenny Stabler

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

Documentary

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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.

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

31. 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

33. Kelly Loves Tony (1998)

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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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

34. 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 »

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

35. Dyke Central (2012– )

22 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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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, Giovannie Espiritu, Comika Beaudry, Carla Pauli

36. Drylongso (1998)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.7
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Writers: Salim Akil, Cauleen Smith | Director: Cauleen Smith | Stars: Toby Smith, April Barnett, Will Power, Channel Schafer

37. Basketball 3:16 (2012)

98 min | Drama

5.0
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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 »

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

38. The Devotion Project: Listen from the Heart (2012)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Tracing the relationship of two women in Oakland, California, from their initial meeting and love affair, through the birth of their child, a boy with a heart condition who enriches their ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Osso

39. 1989 World Series (1989 TV Mini-Series)

Sport

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Stars: Al Michaels, Jim Palmer, Tim McCarver, Gary Thorne

40. Red Rain (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

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

41. The Postwoman (2010)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.5
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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.

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

42. See America First (1931)

Documentary, Short

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Hollywood chorus girl Kay Gordon is given a tour of various Oakland, California, businesses.

Stars: Kay Gordon, Bill Duck, C.H. Truman

43. Everyday Heroes (2001)

109 min | Documentary

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Directors: Abby Ginzberg, Rick Goldsmith

44. 1972 World Series (1972 TV Mini-Series)

Sport

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

45. A Sports Parade Subject: Crew Racing (1935)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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This short shows how the freshman squad of the University of California rowing team trains to become competent rowers. We see longtime coach Ky Ebright say goodbye to his departing seniors ... See full summary »

Director: David Miller | Stars: Pete Smith, Ky Ebright

46. Guerrilla! (2006)

Comedy

6.4
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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.

Writers: Kieran C. Baroody, Bridget Evelyn, John Foutz, Dexter Goad, Matt McClure, Danielle Motley, Davis Osborne, Leah Marie Parker, Duane Saylor, Christopher Basil Tilleman, Vanelle | Director: John Foutz | Stars: Vanelle, Kieran C. Baroody, Chipper, Gabe Dimeglio

47. 1990 World Series (1990– )

Sport

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Stars: Jack Buck, Tim McCarver, Jim Kaat, Lesley Visser

48. 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

49. Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco (1956)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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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.

Writer: Arthur Cohen | Director: Arthur Cohen | Star: Phil Foster

50. JetFighter II: Advanced Tactical Fighter (1990 Video Game)

E | Action, War

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