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1. The Big Lebowski (1998)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
Votes: 574,388 | Gross: $17.44M
3. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 43,030 | Gross: $29.08M
4. Southland Tales (2006)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Votes: 33,324 | Gross: $0.27M
7. Choses secrètes (2002)
Unrated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Two young women find themselves struggling to survive in Paris, street-wise Nathalie, a stripper, and naïve Sandrine, a barmaid. Together, they discover that sex can be used to their ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,834 | Gross: $0.10M
9. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Crime
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Votes: 43,643 | Gross: $2.96M
10. 200 Cigarettes (1999)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Votes: 13,331 | Gross: $6.85M
13. New York Stories (1989)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.
Votes: 14,327 | Gross: $10.76M
15. La fille sur le pont (1999)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor,... See full summary »
Votes: 11,327 | Gross: $1.71M
16. Assassination Tango (2002)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.
Votes: 2,594 | Gross: $0.97M
18. Parting Glances (1986)
90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,289 | Gross: $0.54M
19. The Last of England (1987)
Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy
The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher.
20. You Can't Hurry Love (1988)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film ... See full summary »
Votes: 343 | Gross: $0.33M
21. The Pompatus of Love (1995)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Four guys sit around drinking beer and talking, trying to figure out the meaning of "the pompatus of love" (from the Steve Miller song "Joker") and analyzing their relationships with women.
22. The Nomi Song (2004)
98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Having failed to break into professional opera in his native Germany (where, as an usher in West Berlin's Deutsche Oper, he would serenade the staff after the 'real' performances were over)... See full summary »
Votes: 905 | Gross: $0.07M
71 min | Documentary, Romance
A portrait, mostly chronological, of composer, cellist, and vocalist Arthur Russell (1951-1992). His parents, friends and colleagues such as Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass, his long-time ... See full summary »
26. Who Is KK Downey? (2008)
90 min | Comedy
Two wannabes decide they're sick and tired of trying to make a name for themselves the old-fashioned way. Terrance is trying to make it as a rock star, while Theo dreams of getting his ... See full summary »
27. Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen (1966)
45 min | Documentary, Biography
National Film Board of Canada Donald Owen teamed with NFB producer Donald Brittain for an imaginative profile of Montreal poet Leonard Cohen.
29. Never Met Picasso (1996)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A gay thirty year old lives at home and is in the midst of a serious creative funk. Rejected by numerous art schools and lacking romantic prospects, he looks to his charismatic Uncle Alfred for inspiration.
30. Naked Conversations with Nude Women (2012)
Emulating goddess mythology and iconic paintings of reclining female nudes, 8 nude women reflect on a world without men, the human body and psyche, evolution and science.
31. Jidu hanleng (1996)
99 min | Drama
A young performance artist decides to make his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he plans to melt a huge block of ice with his own body heat and die of ... See full summary »
32. I am a Good Person/I Am a Bad Person (2011)
80 min | Drama
When a mother and daughter tour film festivals in Europe and decide to part ways, they must confront life-changing choices alone, before returning home.
34. Fruit Fly (2009)
94 min | Comedy, Musical
Filipina performance artist Bethesda moves into an art commune to search for her long missing biological mother. Along the way, she comes to realize that she just might be a fairy princess, fag hag, fruit fly.
37. The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Michael and Tom are a happy gay couple in Austin Texas until the sexy performance artist/hustler, Jonathon enters their lives. Jonnathon is in hiding. He has a past with Michael and all is not as it seems.
40. Joe's Wedding (1996)
99 min | Comedy, Romance
Joe loves to rock and be wild, but the time has come for him to settle down. He is to marry a conservative daughter of a well-to-do man. On his wedding day, a fiery female artist kidnaps him in order to blackmail his future father-in-law.
43. My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
90 min | Biography, Drama
The life of Jewish Expressionist poet and performance artist, Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945), told chronologically in vignettes given context by archival footage of turn-of-the-century ... See full summary »
44. Chloe, A to Z (2010)
72 min | Drama
When 22-year-old Chloe is left with an unexpected pregnancy after a sexy date, she must face her secret past to move into an uncertain future. Torn between her choices, her friends influence her difficult decision: abortion or adoption.
45. Cracking Up (1994)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
Danny Gold is a Lenny Bruce-style performance artist whose brilliance is only exceeded by his urge to self-destruct. Cad, shark, comic, addict, Danny Gold rockets and ricochets through ... See full summary »
48. Cherry (I) (2009)
45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A lost, sexually confused boy becomes increasingly obsessed with an hedonistic video artist and her group of oversexed, violent, cannibalistic followers and longs to be a part of their decadent world.
The Sonosopher is an experiential voyage into the peculiar life and art of Alex Caldiero. Tracing his birth and childhood in rural Sicily as well as his coming of age as a poet in New York ... See full summary »
50. Mondo Delirium (2013)
170 min | Drama, Horror
Mondo Delirium is the third movie of the "Delirium" Cycle, where Sciolè makes experimental movies meet with Italian b-movies. The dominating emotion is delirium. The structure of the movie ... See full summary »