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1. Winter's Bone (2010)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.2
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90 Metascore

An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.

Director: Debra Granik | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt, Isaiah Stone

Votes: 115,639 | Gross: $6.53M

2. The White Ribbon (2009)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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82 Metascore

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 55,748 | Gross: $2.22M

3. Courageous (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama

7.0
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42 Metascore

When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives.

Director: Alex Kendrick | Stars: Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel, Kevin Downes, Renee Jewell

Votes: 16,013 | Gross: $34.52M

4. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.1
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79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

Votes: 16,690 | Gross: $1.21M

5. Sufat Chol (2016)

87 min | Drama

7.1
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74 Metascore

When their entire lives shatter, two Bedouin women struggle to change the unchangeable rules, each in her own individual way.

Director: Elite Zexer | Stars: Lamis Ammar, Ruba Blal, Hitham Omari, Khadija Al Akel

Votes: 816 | Gross: $0.08M

6. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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81 Metascore

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 14,245 | Gross: $1.35M

7. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001)

210 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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Yashvardhan Raichand lives a very wealthy lifestyle along with his wife, Nandini, and two sons, Rahul and Rohan. While Rahul has been adopted, Yashvardhan and Nandini treat him as their own... See full summary »

Director: Karan Johar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan

Votes: 33,018

8. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Not Rated | 181 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.2
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When Raj meets Simran in Europe, it isn't love at first sight but when Simran moves to India for an arranged marriage, love makes its presence felt.

Director: Aditya Chopra | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal

Votes: 48,876

9. Chennai Express (2013)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

6.0
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45 Metascore

What could have been a sad journey turns joyful for Rahul when he falls in love with a woman en route to submerging his grandfather's ashes.

Director: Rohit Shetty | Stars: Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Sathyaraj, Nikitin Dheer

Votes: 39,245 | Gross: $5.31M

10. La source des femmes (2011)

135 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Leïla Bekhti, Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Saleh Bakri

Votes: 3,105

11. Savior (1998)

R | 103 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.

Director: Predrag Antonijevic | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Nastassja Kinski, Pascal Rollin, Catlin Foster

Votes: 8,923 | Gross: $0.01M

12. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)

150 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions. Different careers. And big late love.

Director: Vladimir Menshov | Stars: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

Votes: 8,364

13. Mindwalk (1990)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.6
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A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in ... See full summary »

Director: Bernt Amadeus Capra | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Sam Waterston, John Heard, Ione Skye

Votes: 2,407 | Gross: $0.77M

14. Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

70 min | Documentary, History

6.3
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles?

Director: Jan-Willem Breure | Stars: Jan-Willem Breure, Dick Swaab, Corine de Ruiter, Savannah van Zweeden

Votes: 1,726

15. Fire (1996)

Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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64 Metascore

Ashok runs a family business that sells takeout food that also has a video rental store at the side. Ashok's extended family includes his wife Radha, his brother Jatin, their ailing mother ... See full summary »

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das, Karishma Jhalani, Ramanjeet Kaur

Votes: 4,931 | Gross: $0.40M

16. Dayereh (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.5
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85 Metascore

Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Maryiam Palvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Mojgan Faramarzi, Elham Saboktakin

Votes: 4,753 | Gross: $0.67M

17. Zubeidaa (2001)

Unrated | 153 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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Zubeidaa, an aspiring Muslim actress, marries a Hindu prince to become his second wife. Her tumultuous relationship with her husband, and her inner demons lead her to a decision which has fatal consequences for them all.

Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Karisma Kapoor, Rekha, Manoj Bajpayee, Rajit Kapoor

Votes: 1,259

18. Born in Flames (1983)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, a revolution in which a socialist government gains power, this films presents a dystopia in which the issues of ... See full summary »

Director: Lizzie Borden | Stars: Honey, Adele Bertei, Jean Satterfield, Florynce Kennedy

Votes: 498

19. Tuhog (2001)

105 min | Drama

7.5
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A movie production company wants to make a film based on a newspaper report of a man convicted of raping his granddaughter. The producer and director interview the girl and her mother, ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Jeturian | Stars: Ina Raymundo, Klaudia Koronel, Jaclyn Jose, Irma Adlawan

Votes: 59

20. Hulchul (2004)

149 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A man and woman from feuding families each pretend to fall in love, as part of a revenge plot. Chaos ensues when their fake romance becomes a reality.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Akshaye Khanna, Kareena Kapoor, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 4,364

21. Kadosh (1999)

110 min | Drama

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70 Metascore

Two sisters become victims of the patriarchal, ultra-orthodox society.

Director: Amos Gitai | Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Yoram Hattab, Meital Barda, Uri Klauzner

Votes: 1,581 | Gross: $0.74M

22. It's a Girl! (2012)

64 min | Documentary

7.6
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Every year in India and China, millions of babies are killed, neglected or abandoned simply because they are girls.

Director: Evan Grae Davis

Votes: 418

23. Virdzina (1991)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.5
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"Virgina" tells a tale from the end of the 19th century. It took place in a isolated village near the Adriatic Sea. Because of the extreme patriarchal culture there is a superstition that ... See full summary »

Director: Srdjan Karanovic | Stars: Miodrag Krivokapic, Ina Gogálová, Slobodan Milovanovic, Mirko Vlahovic

Votes: 325

24. Inch'Allah dimanche (2001)

98 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The story of an immigrant woman struggling against old world traditions. Zouina leaves her homeland with her three children to join her husband in France, where he's been living for the ... See full summary »

Director: Yamina Benguigui | Stars: Fejria Deliba, Rabia Mokeddem, Amina Annabi, Anass Behri

Votes: 435

25. Aynehaye rooberoo (2011)

88 min | Drama

7.2
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Rana has chosen a path in order to support her family, while Adineh (Eddie) has fled his home and city to escape his complicated situation as a transsexual man prevented from living as his ... See full summary »

Director: Negar Azarbayjani | Stars: Shayesteh Irani, Qazal Shakeri, Homayoun Ershadi, Maryam Boubani

Votes: 327

26. La signora di tutti (1934)

97 min | Drama

7.5
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Gaby is expelled from school after a married teacher commits suicide after telling her he can't live without her. Though she has done nothing, she is punished for his act.

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Isa Miranda, Memo Benassi, Tatyana Pavlova, Friedrich Benfer

Votes: 580

27. Al abwab al Moghlaka (1999)

107 min | Drama

6.7
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Movie about a guy who is in his last high school year , his life was pretty simple till he started figuring out many things about how life in his society is actually going on .

Director: Atef Hetata | Stars: Mahmoud Hemida, Sawsan Badr, Ahmed Azmi, Manal Afifi

Votes: 207

28. Spin the Bottle (2000)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.8
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When five childhood friends reunite for a weekend in the country, old jealousies resurface, sexual debauchery ensues, and it quickly becomes clear that time may not heal all wounds...

Director: Jamie Yerkes | Stars: Heather Goldenhersh, Michael Conn, Jessica Faller, Allison Gervais

Votes: 407

29. Pause (2018)

Comedy, Drama | Post-production

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Director: Tonia Mishiali | Stars: Stella Fyrogeni, Andreas Vasiliou, Popi Avraam, Marios Ioannou

30. Absent (2010)

90 min | Documentary

7.2
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Documentary on the social pandemic of fatherlessness afflicting today's societies.

Director: Justin Hunt | Stars: Robin Decker, John Eldredge, Mark Garcia, James Hetfield

Votes: 55

31. The Paternal House (2012)

97 min | Drama

7.3
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The consequences of a father and son's violent act reverberate through three generations of their family.

Director: Kianoush Ayari | Stars: Ainaz Azarhoush, Nazanin Farahani, Mojdeh Hamrang, Mehdi Hashemi

Votes: 123

32. Fatma (2001)

124 min

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A poor nurse falls in love with the son of one of her wealthy patients. Abandoned by her husband while pregnant, she must fight her husband's wealthy and powerful family in court.

Director: Khaled Ghorbal | Stars: Awatef Jendoubi, Nabila Guider, Bagdadi Aoum, Amel Safta

Votes: 43

33. Guardians of the Flutes (1994 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary, War

9.3
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Star: Christian Rodska

Votes: 18

34. Mountain Justice (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Stalwart Appalachian woman finds romance as she struggles to better herself and her people amid prejudice and familial abuse.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Brent, Josephine Hutchinson, Guy Kibbee, Mona Barrie

Votes: 118

35. Don't Bet on Women (1931)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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At a big party, Roger Fallon, now a woman-hater, right to the core - this all due to a failed marriage and disastrous love affairs - talks to Herbert Drake. Herbert who is happily married, ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Jeanette MacDonald, Roland Young, J.M. Kerrigan

Votes: 72

36. Eyes of Stone (1990)

94 min | Documentary

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A journey into the life and circumstances of a young woman believed to be possessed by spirits in rural Rajasthan, India. A portrait of ritual and healing in a rigidly patriarchal society.

Director: Nilita Vachani

37. Swaham (1994)

141 min | Drama

7.2
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The owner of a little tea house in a remote Indian village dies in an accident. The family, wife, son and daughter, get into financial troubles. Their only hope, it seems, is getting the ... See full summary »

Director: Shaji N. Karun | Stars: Aswani, Hari Dass, Gopi, Mullanezhi

Votes: 53

38. Women Without Wings (2002)

109 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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In 1997, Marije lives with her mother in Canada. When her grand-father dies, she goes to the funerals in the mountains of Albania and steps into a past of blood feud and ancient customs. ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Kinsey | Stars: Katya Gardner, Micheline Lanctôt, Lowell Gasoi, Besa Imami

Votes: 23

39. Stars in Broad Daylight (1988)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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In his debut feature film, director Muhammad explores the inexorable dissolution of a family, ironically during the planning of a wedding, the kind of ritual that ought to bond family ... See full summary »

Director: Ossama Mohammed | Stars: Zuhair Abdulkarim, Sabah As-Salem, Saad Eddin Baqdoones, Fuad Ghazi

Votes: 52

40. To Stay Alive (2002)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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A woman tries to escape from the much older man she was forced to marry.

Director: Dariush Mehrjui | Stars: Neda Aghaei, Masoumeh Bakhshi, Mohammad Habibian, Ghader Heydari

Votes: 110

41. Pelon maantiede (2000)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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When her sister is mugged and raped, Oili, a young female forensic dentist, meets a group of abused women who have taken matters to their own hands to make the living in fear and just letting it happen stop.

Director: Auli Mantila | Stars: Tanjalotta Räikkä, Leea Klemola, Kari Sorvali, Anna-Elina Lyytikäinen

Votes: 361

42. Sound of Tears (2014)

15 min | Short, Action, Drama

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A young woman from a patriarchal community is forced into an arranged marriage to save the family honor.

Director: Dorothy Atabong | Stars: Dorothy Atabong, Edsson Morales, Eugene Paul, Rhoma Spencer

43. Black./Womyn.:Conversations with Lesbians of African Descent (2008)

97 min | Documentary

7.2
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black./womyn.:conversations... is a feature-length documentary focusing on the lives and views of lesbians of African descent from various backgrounds. The documentary is structured by ... See full summary »

Director: Tiona McClodden | Stars: Staceyann Chin, Cheryl Clarke, Michelle Parkerson, Aishah Shahidah Simmons

Votes: 6

44. The Gods of Our Fathers (1994)

51 min | Documentary

5.9
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Director: Anne Henderson | Star: Gwynne Dyer

Votes: 11

45. Woman with a Movie Camera (2012 Video)

Short

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A succinct and compelling evaluation of the current position of women in film and its consequences.

Director: Donna Don | Stars: Julie Bertuccelli, Iman Kamel, Yaelle Kayam, Kadija Leclere

46. Deborah 13: Servant of God (2009 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.4
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Unlike other British teens, 13-year-old Deborah Drapper has never heard of Britney Spears or Victoria Beckham. She has been brought up in a deeply Christian family and her parents have ... See full summary »

Director: Linda Brusasco

Votes: 24

47. Lotus (II) (2012)

89 min | Drama

6.1
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Xiao He is a free-spirited teacher working in a village in Northern China. To her, learning is possible only if one experiences the pleasure of discovering something new, and it does not mean abiding by the same old rules. (from MUBI)

Director: Shu Liu | Stars: Zhongyou Guo, Kang Luo, Zhuo Tan, Hongfei Wu

Votes: 24

48. Arabialaiset nilkkarenkaat (1994 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Anna-Leena Mäki-Penttilä | Stars: Liisa Kuoppamäki, Sirkka Seittu

49. Zavedyonka (2007)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Galina Adamovich

50. Yllätyslahja (1961)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Theatrically released commercial for Rosenlew washing machines.

Director: Vilho Pitkämäki | Stars: Heikki Heino, Aino Mantsas, Toivo Mäkelä, Irma Seikkula